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Fabricio Werdum would gladly rematch Fedor Emelianenko on Aldo vs. McGregor card

There may not be a happier champion on the UFC roster right now than heavyweight king Fabricio Werdum, who is still riding high just over a month after his submission victory over Cain Velasquez to claim the gold at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico. Werdum didn't get to his title shot by accident. He had to overcome several tough losses as well as being cut by the UFC during a previous...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Fabricio Werdum the Greatest of All Time?

When Cain Velasquez tapped his hand on the mat at UFC 188, time stood still for a second. Outside of a flash knockout loss to Junior Dos Santos, Velasquez had looked unbeatable throughout his entire mixed martial arts career. Suddenly he was at his most vulnerable. When Fabricio Werdum clasped onto Velasquez’s neck in Mexico City and squeezed, it brought an odd clarity to Werdum’s...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum’s Manager Calling For Andrei Arlovski Fight Next

The first opponent to challenge for newly crowned heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum’s title has yet to be established, but the fighters camp have already pinpointed who they think should be given the opportunity. According to Ariel Helwani on last night’s edition of UFC Tonight Werdum’s manager Ali Abdel-Aziz believes that Andrei Arlovski should get the title shot since...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Calls For New UFC Champ Fabricio Werdum

The Fabricio Werdum vs. Junior dos Santos II campaign has officially launched. And take a wild guess at who is spearheading the charge. With the sweat still fresh on Werdum’s freshly-minted undisputed UFC heavyweight title belt, dos Santos is making his play for first dibs. “#WerdumvsDosSantos2 I’m coming for that belt. Let’s do this Werdum!” dos Santos tweeted late Monday...
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 188: Werdum Spoils Velasquez Return With Win

MEXICO CITY — Location can play a factor in a fight. At UFC 188, UFC 188: Werdum Spoils Velasquez Return With Win learned the hard way in Mexico City. Fighting for the first time in nearly two years, Velasquez returned to defend the title against Fabricio Werdum. For Velasquez, this was his first time fighting in Mexico and dealing with the high altitude which would play a factor...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s next for new UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum?

Next Friday will mark the anniversary of the greatest upset in Heavyweight MMA history. It’ll be five years ago since Fabricio Werdum forced stoic legend Fedor Emelianenko to make one single tap that would end a 28-fight unbeaten streak. It was that one unforgettable tap on Werdum’s left leg to a triangle armbar combo after being coaxed into Werdum’s web that would end nearly...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 188: Fabricio Werdum Defeats Cain Velasquez By Submission In Third

In his first fight since winning the UFC interim heavyweight title last November, Fabricio Werdum made that title undisputed Saturday night at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, submitting and dethroning Cain Velasquez in the third round of the UFC 188 main event. “I had a good strategy and I had a big dream,” Werdum, who defeated Mark Hunt for the interim title in the...
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum submits Cain Velasquez at UFC 188

Maybe Cain Velasquez was a lot more rusty than most people expected entering his fight against Fabricio Werdum. Velasquez, who hadn’t fought in a year and a half, lost to Werdum by third-round submission at UFC 188 on Saturday night in Mexico City. The former UFC heavyweight champion showed signs of being gassed towards the...Read More
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum, Yair Rodriguez, Charles Rosa And Patrick Williams Win Bonuses At UFC 188

Following UFC 188, UFC president Dana White awarded Fabricio Werdum, Yair Rodriguez, Charles Rosa and Patrick Williams each an additional $50,000 for their special performances on Saturday.UFC 188 took place inside Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico. Fight of the Night: Yair Rodriguez vs. Charles Rosa ($50,000/each) Performances of the Night: Fabricio Werdum and Patrick...
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fighter Profile: Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio’s troll face Fabricio Werdum is the current UFC interim heavyweight champion and this weekend he will square off against reigning champion Cain Velasquez.  Fabricio has shown great improvement with his fighting and could end up being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.  Showing great strides in his striking and as a world class grappler, Werdum will be...
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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