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Fabricio Werdum Defends Decision To Pull Out Of UFC 196 Headliner

UFC heavyweight champion has issued a statement defending his decision to pull out of UFC 196 after coming under fire due to comments he made that suggested he wasn’t as badly injured as he was claiming to be. The UFC had initially hoped to keep Werdum in the main event spot of the pay-per-view card […]
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Fabricio Werdum was right to pull out of UFC 196

For a moment, let us cut through our disappointment as spectators that Feb. 6's UFC 196 won't include a heavyweight title fight. Looking through a dispassionate lense we are left with a very simply situation:The reigning and defending heavyweight world champion, Fabricio Werdum, says he was trudging through training camp a bit injured (as fighters usually do), in order to make his...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Takes Subtle Shot At Stipe Miocic

Oh, that Fabricio Werdum (pictured) is quite the comedian. After catching wind of Stipe Miocic’s tweet that suggested Werdum may have been scared to fight him on 12 days’ notice at UFC 196, the UFC heavyweight champion fired off a tweet of his own. “To be honest I wouldn’t want to fight me either you guys,” Miocic posted after news broke Monday that Werdum was pulling...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stipe Miocic’s Manager Calls For Fabricio Werdum To Be Stripped Of Title

Stipe Miocic’s camp have reacted angrily to the news that heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has pulled out of their fight at UFC 196 in a fortnight’s time, calling for the Brazilian to be stripped of his title. It’s not the fact that Werdum has withdrawn the fight due to an injury that appears to be […]
Via Fight Of The Night
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 196 Hit Again As Fabricio Werdum Pulls Out Injured

The UFC 196 event on February 7th has suffered another blow with the news that heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has also pulled out due to injury. Werdum elected to withdraw from the card less than 24 hours after his original opponent Cain Velasquez revealed he wouldn’t be able to fight due to a back injury. […]
Via Fight Of The Night
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 196 loses 2 main events in 2 days

When news hit yesterday that Cain Velasquez’s quest to become a 3-time UFC heavyweight champion would be delayed due to a back injury, Ohioan Stipe Miocic was called upon to step up to take on Fabricio Werdum to create a new and even more intriguing UFC 196 main event. Earlier today, Werdum decided to pull out of the new main event himself. In an interview with MMAJunkie, Werdum...
Via Fight Booth
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Withdraws From UFC 196, Fight Vs. Stipe Miocic Due To Injuries

UFC 196 will go on without its featured attractions, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. ESPN reported Monday that Werdum told he won’t fight Stipe Miocic at UFC 196 because he’s battling foot and back injuries. Werdum’s announcement comes less a day after his original opponent, Cain Velasquez, withdrew from the fight due to a back injury. UFC arranged Miocic...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum pulls out of UFC 196 due to injury

Less than 24 hours after UFC 196 lost one half of the main event, heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum has now been forced to withdraw from the card as well due to injury.Werdum revealed that he was pulling out of the fight to several media outlets on Monday including was expected to face Cain Velasquez at UFC 196 but then an injury forced the challenger to...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Fabricio Werdum Now Out Of UFC 196 With Injury

Oh, boy. UFC 196 can officially go down as a complete disaster. Less than 24 hours after Cain Velasquez pulled out of his immediate rematch with Cain Velasquez, heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (pictured) has also withdrawn with an injury. first reported Werdum’s injury, but the UFC has yet to confirm the news. If the report holds true, Stipe Miocic is probably...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Fabricio Werdum And Jose Aldo Media Scrums In Brazil

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and former featherweight title holder Jose Aldo both spoke to the media in Brazil earlier this week and you can see what both had to say in the videos below. Werdum’s media gathering was to discuss his upcoming rematch with Cain Velasquez at UFC 196 last month, while Aldo was, […]
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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