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UFC 190 gets Struve versus Big Nog

One of these two UFC veteran heavyweights will get their first win since 2012 when they do battle on August 1st in Rio de Janeiro UFC officials have confirmed that former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight champion Antonio “Minotauro” Rodrigo Nogueira (34-9-1) will return to action at UFC 190 to take on three-time submission of the night winner Stefan Struve (25-7). The card will be headlined...
Via Fight Booth
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Vs Fabricio Werdum Set For UFC 188 In Mexico City

A heavyweight title unification bout between current champion Cain Velasquez and interim title holder Fabricio Werdum has been officially confirmed for UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. Velasquez has been plagued by injury problems for a few years now and that’s meant he’s not had an opportunity to defend his title since October of 2013 when he defeated Junior dos Santos by...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum Headlines UFC 188 in Mexico City

Cain Velasquez (pictured) vs. Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City: Take Two. After a knee injury forced Velasquez to withdraw from their November tango, the two will now collide at UFC 188. The UFC confirmed the title unification bout Monday. Werdum went on to post a TKO victory over Mark Hunt for the interim heavyweight crown at UFC 180. The 37-year-old Brazilian has enjoyed a career...
Via 5thRound.com
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fabricio Werdum Defeats Kevin James--I Mean Mark Hunt--at UFC 180

When the Kevin James movie Here Comes the Boom came out it was obviously pure fiction. There is no way that a guy who looks like Kevin James is going to be able to hang with an actual mixed martial arts fighter. He looks like your buddy that could have played offensive line if he had ever worked out, but instead he opted to watch the game with a beer in the stands (during high school...
Via FatManWriting
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Werdum, Gastelum, Briones and Cannetti Win Bonuses at UFC 180

After an entertaining night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Fabricio Werdum (pictured), Kelvin Gastelum, Henry Briones and Guido Cannetti each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt.” Werdum not only took home the interim heavyweight title by plastering Mark Hunt in the main event, but he also scored ...
Via 5thRound.com
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum beats Mark Hunt with flying knee (Video)

Fabricio Werdum beat Mark Hunt at UFC 180 in Mexico City Saturday with a vicious flying knee to claim the interim heavyweight title. The knockout occurred during the second round and it was surreal. Werdum caught Hunt open and punished him by punting his noggin like a football. Hunt was knocked out cold:
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum TKO’s Mark Hunt To Become Interim Champ At UFC 180

Fabricio Werdum went toe-to-toe with Mark Hunt tonight in the main event of UFC 180 and despite being knocked down himself a few times, he rallied to TKO him in the second to become the UFC’s new interim heavyweight champion. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. Werdum lands a solid low leg kick to start. Hunt lands one of his own. Hunt taps Werdum’s chin with...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Suffered Carbon Monoxide Scare In Mexico Fight Camp

UFC heavyweight title challenger Fabricio Werdum suffered a life-threatening carbon monoxide incident in the first day of his training camp in Mexico recently as he began preparations to take on Cain Velasquez at UFC 180 on November 15th. Werdum and 12 others including famed coach Rafael Cordeiro, the heavyweight’s brother Felipe Werdum and former UFC fighter Renato “Babalu...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum 'almost died' from carbon monoxide poisoning in Mexico

Ahead of the biggest fight of his life, Fabricio Werdum almost lost his life. In an absolutely terrifying turn of events, the UFC heavyweight No. 1 contender was poisoned by carbon monoxide by a faulty gasoline generator in Mexico recently. Werdum and the members of his team were only saved when Werdum's brother woke up in the middle of the night and turned the generator off. The...
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Never Quit, Becoming The Epitome Of A UFC Role Model

Fabricio Werdum vs Roy Nelson ~ Mandatory Credit: mmafighting.com/Esther Lin Every MMA champion should pride themselves on being the top guy/woman and should be a great role model for the sport of mixed martial arts. The problem is, some champions are not, as well as most challengers. Most fighters now a days just want to become champion cause they know that’s who makes all the...
Via The Sports Journal
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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