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Video: UFC 180 slow-motion highlights

Fight motion has returned MMA fans, and that means it is time to watch hard-hitting UFC action in super slow-motion. The event highlighted is none other than the outstanding UFC 180 pay-per-view that went down earlier this month. In the main event, Fabricio Werdum earned the interim UFC Heavyweight championship by knocking out Mark Hunt with an incredible flying knee in the second...
Via Fight Hub TV
23 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum happy to fight Jon Jones

Jon Jones has a big fight against Daniel Cormier coming up, but he has his eye on the future as long as he is fortunate enough to win. If Jones beats Cormier, he would face the winner of Alexander Gustfasson-Anthony Johnson. If Jones wins that fight, he would have cleared out the light heavyweight division...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zuffa Profits Down 40% According To Credit Agency

The UFC’s parent company Zuffa has seen it’s profits drop by 40% (before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) in the past year according to a new report from the credit agency, Standard & Poor. The agency had previously pegged the drop at 30% a month ago, but revised their figure on Wednesday to a 40% loss, “primarily due to a change to a marquee fight card in...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

  Luke Irwin: 1. Fabricio Werdum: WELL I CERTAINLY DID NOT SEE THAT COMING. Even more shocking was how dumb of a fight Werdum was fighting. But all’s well that ends well. 2. Wladimir Klitschko: Made his 17th title defense and is stil the best heavyweight in the world after a stoppage of Kubrat Pulev, who was game, but just not good enough. 3. Will Brooks: Well, he’s certainly...
Via Undercard Superstar
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Werdum Denies Hunt The Glass Slipper

  Photo Credit UFC.COM As an MMA fan, sometimes we pay for stories instead of fights. Last Saturday night, I didn’t plop down $54.95 to watch the first heavyweight title fight in thirteen months. I paid to see Mark Hunt shock the world and topple Fabricio Werdum on three weeks’ notice to become the interim champion as the UFC made their maiden voyage into the hardened fight...
Via In The Neutral Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 180: Werdum vs Hunt Results

Main card: Fabricio Werdum def. Mark Hunt via second-round TKO (2:27) Kelvin Gastelum def. Jake Ellenberger via first-round submission (rear-naked choke, 4:46) Ricardo Lamas def. Dennis Bermudez via first-round submission (guillotine, 3:18) Augusto Montano def. Chris Heatherly via first-round TKO (4:50) Hector Urbina def. Edgar Garcia via first-round submission (guillotine, 3:38...
Via MMAInsider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reviewing the Four Fantastic Finishes from UFC 180

There was a lot of MMA action on Saturday night with several spectacular finishes. The disparaged UFC 180 starred on this night with four fantastic finishes that have future title implications; Leslie Smith and Jessica Eye recreated a scene out of Reservoir Dogs and Fabricio Werdum stunned the MMA world  with a surprising comeback over Mark Hunt. The submissions also shined on this...
Via Fight Booth
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Morning Matchmaker: Is Kelvin Gastelum ready for a top contender fight?

Fabricio Werdum won the interim UFC heavyweight title. Will he get Cain Velasquez next in Mexico for real this time? Kelvin Gastelum stunned Jake Ellenberger with a first-round submission. How high in the welterweight division should he go? Ricardo Lamas pulled off the upset against Dennis Bermudez. Can "The Bully" earn another title shot soon? We'll try to answer those...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Making the Grade: Passes/Fails from UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt

Fabricio Werdum knee'd Mark Hunt's head halfway to Cancun, Kelvin Gastelum choked out Jake Ellenberger and Ricardo Lamas stunned Dennis Bermudez. You already know who won and who lost at UFC 180 on Saturday night. We here at Haymaker are more interested in going beyond the results. Here's what we took away from the UFC's first card in Mexico: PASSES Ear-ie incident...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hit List: The Top 5 moments from UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt

MEXICO CITY -- The UFC made its first trip to Mexico City and despite injuries to some of the bigger-name talent on the card, the action did not disappoint. Fabricio Werdum won the interim UFC heavyweight title with a second-round TKO of Mark Hunt and Kelvin Gastelum announced his name as a top welterweight prospect by choking out veteran Jake Ellenberger in the first round. There...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Soundtrack to UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt - the walkout songs

When the UFC visits new location and decorates the card with a ton of talent from the area, the walkout songs tend to follow the trend and what results is a blend of local flavor not normally heard as fighters walk to the Octagon. UFC 180 was certainly no exception with a ton of fighters on the card from Mexico and Latin America, the walkout song selection was a melting pot of Grupera...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 180: Werdum vs Hunt Results

UFC 180: Werdum vs Hunt Nov 15, 2014 Arena Ciudad de México Mexico City, Mexico (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) Interim Heavyweight Championship: Mark Hunt (10-8-1, #4 ranked heavyweight) vs Fabricio Werdum (18-5-1, #2 ranked heavyweight) - Werdum wins via TKO (knee & punches) – Round 2 - PERFORMANCE OF THE […]
Via MMA Manifesto
10 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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Werdum wins the Interim HW Title at UFC 180

Main card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Fabricio Werdum def. Mark Hunt TKO (flying knee and punches) 2 2:27 [a] Welterweight Kelvin Gastelum def. Jake Ellenberger Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:46 Featherweight Ricardo Lamas def. Dennis Bermudez Submission (guillotine choke) 1 3:18 Welterweight Augusto Montaño def. Chris Heatherly TKO (knees) 1 4:50 Welterweight […]
Via MMA PRIME
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum wins but Cain Velasquez still the only real champion

In the history of the UFC, the interim title has been handed out on numerous occasions, but rarely has it ever ended well for the person claiming the belt. The heavyweight division has actually been riddled with interim champions over the years with everyone from Andrei Arlovski to Frank Mir to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira winning the belt at one point or another. Only Arlovski won his...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 180 Recap: Werdum Blasts Hunt for to Win Interim Heavyweight Title

Fabricio Werdum used a knee to the face and eighteen strikes on the ground to finish Mark Hunt and claim the Interim UFC Heavyweight Championship in UFC 180’s main event, Saturday night in Mexico City. Hunt scored two knockdowns thanks to his heavy right hand, but Werdum showed why he finds himself the top contender to Cain Velasquez’s UFC Heavyweight title, surviving Hunt...
Via Between The Ropes
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 180 post-fight bonus winners: Fabricio Werdum, Kelvin Gastelum pick up 50k

UFC 180 went down in Mexico City this evening, and what an event it turned out to be. Fabricio Werdum took home the interim UFC Heavyweight championship by knocking out Mark Hunt with a sensational flying knee in the second round of their main event fight. Werdum’s knockout victory earned him an extra $50,000 in bonus money as he earned the Performance of the Night. The other...
Via Fight Hub TV
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New Interim Heavyweight Champion Crowned

  Fabricio Werdum stopped Mark Hunt with a flying knee followed by a series of punches in the second round Saturday night to win the interim heavyweight championship at UFC 180 in Mexico City. Werdum survived the heavy, and often times wild, punches delivered by his opponent in the first round. Hunt pushed forward to begin the second round and was met with a knee to the temple...
Via Ring Kings
10 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UFC 180 post fight press conference

What a night it was in the world of mixed martial arts. In the night’s marquee event, UFC 180 delivered a night of finishes with a stellar pay-per-view offering from Mexico. In the main event, Fabricio Werdum became the interim UFC Heavyweight title by knocking out Mark Hunt with a flying knee. It was a sensational cap to a wonderful evening for the UFC. Below you can catch the...
Via Fight Hub TV
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum TKO’s Mark Hunt At UFC 180 For The Interim Heavyweight Title (GIF)

Photo courtesy of MMANews.com Fabricio Werdum TKO’d Mark Hunt at 2:27 of the second round at UFC 180 to win the  UFC’s interim Heavyweight title. In the second round of the fight, Hunt tried to connect on some big punches, but was unable to connect. Werdum took advantage by delivering a massive knee, and then jumped on the opportunity to land big time punches. Check out the...
Via Total Sports Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’ Live Post-Fight Press Conference Video

Now that “UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt” is officially in the books, make sure to stream tonight’s post-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com. The presser is scheduled to start at approximately 12:30AM ET/9:30PM PT. In addition to UFC president Dana White (pictured), Fabricio Werdum, Mark Hunt, Jake Ellenberger, Kelvin Gastelum and the card’s other featured fighters...
Via 5thRound.com
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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