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Interim title adds significance to Dos Santos-Miocic heavyweight headliner

            Following a memorable main card that featured the final chapter of Robbie Lawler’s unlikely rise to the top of the welterweight division and the dominant return of lightweight king Anthony Pettis at last weekend’s UFC 181, nobody can blame fight fans for tempering their expectations before settling in to watch this weekend’s...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  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

Fabricio Werdum TKO’s Mark Hunt at UFC 180 (Video Highlights)

Mark Hunt stunned, and even dropped Fabricio Werdum (pictured) with a right hand, in the opening round of their shootout. Unfortunately for Hunt, the self-proclaimed “KFC King,” Werdum unleashed a knee to the grill in the second stanza and it was pretty much a wrap from there. The official stoppage came at 2:27 in the second stanza. Werdum is now the UFC’s interim heavyweight...
Via 5thRound.com
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum, Mexico's unlikely hero, knocks out Mark Hunt to win interim UFC title

  When Cain Velasquez went down, UFC 180 became Fabricio Werdum's show. Werdum is from Brazil and spent a long period of his childhood in Spain. But this week, he was an adopted Mexican. Werdum spoke to the fans in Spanish, led them in song and even did a little bit of dancing. When it was all said and done, he didn't leave them disappointed, either. After losing the first round...
Via Fox Sports
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 energetic, Mark Hunt 'tired' at UFC 180 open workouts

MEXICO CITY -- It's evident that Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt are coming into the UFC 180 main event Saturday night from very different places. Werdum was upbeat, excited and energetic Wednesday here during open workouts at the Museo Interactivo de Economia. He led the raucous crowd in song and stopped to sign dozens of autographs, including on the inside of one very aggressive...
Via Fox Sports
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC: Velasquez Out – Won’t Defend Title Against Werdum

MMA News, – According to reports, UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will not be defending the heavyweight title at UFC 180 against Fabricio Werdum. This bout, which was scheduled to take place in Mexico City, was to be the first UFC big splash in the Latino MMA market. Werdum will remain on the card and will now face Mark Hunt in a interim title bout. Hunt is coming off of...
Via BadCulture
October 22, 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
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