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FABRICIO WERDUM RUMORS

Cain Velasquez coach: I didn't do my job before Fabricio Werdum fight

In advance of June's UFC 188, then-champion Cain Velasquez did not want to train in the event's host city Mexico City to adjust to the thin air at its high altitude, according to his coach Javier Mendez. The AKA founder said that he had to try hard to ultimately convince the heavyweight to spend just a couple weeks training in Mexico City before he faced Fabricio Werdum. Werdum,...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Gets Cameo In Halo 5: Guardians Game

UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is a big fan of the hugely successful video game franchise ‘Halo’ and so it was no doubt a dream come true when Microsoft developers offered him the chance to have a cameo appearance in the latest sequel, ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ which comes out in October. “Fabricio Werdum makes a small cameo appearance in Halo 5: Guardians,” A Microsoft...
Via Fight Of The Night
16 days ago  |  Discuss

With Werdum Vs Velasquez Set, Who Will UFC’s Other HW Contenders Fight?

Last night the UFC officially announced a heavyweight title rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez, so where does that leave the division’s other top contenders? We’ve got the answers below. Junior dos Santos (No.2) Vs Alistair Overeem (No.9) It’s not official yet, but on Saturday’s ‘Fight Companion’ podcast, Joe Rogan let it slip that he’d just done a...
Via Fight Of The Night
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum: Fedor Emelianenko doesn't deserve a rematch but I'd give him one

In 2010, Fabricio Werdum submitted Fedor Emelianenko in the first round of their Strikeforce heavyweight bout and handed the Russian legend his first real loss in ten years. Fedor would go on to lose his next two fights as well, all by stoppage, before fighting regionally and ending his career with three straight wins. Now, the former pound-for-pound champion Fedor says he is returning...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum open to rematch with Fedor

    Fedor Emelianenko has expressed interest in returning to MMA, and Fabricio Werdum is open to giving him a rematch. Reports emerged last month saying the Last Emperor wanted to return to the sport after retiring three years ago. He said he was interested in facing Werdum who, in 2010, handed him his first loss since 2000. Emelianenko went on to lose to Big Foot Silva and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 190 Fan Q&A With Fabricio Werdum, Rafael Dos Anjos & Thomas Almeida

Prior to yesterday’s UFC 190 weigh-ins there was a fan Q&A session with two Brazilian champions Fabricio Werdum and Rafael dos Anjos, plus up and coming star Thomas Almeida, and you can watch it in full below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
August 01, 2015  |  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...
Via The Sports Post
July 03, 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...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via BadCulture
June 15, 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
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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