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Travis Browne resumes training, could be ready to fight by November

It's been awhile since we've seen Travis Browne. But it shouldn’t be much longer. UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani reported Wednesday that Browne resumed training three weeks ago after recovering from a broken hand and broken rib he sustained in a loss to Fabricio Werdum in April. The 6-foot-7 heavyweight should be 100 percent by the end of September and hopes to return...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Full Cast Revealed For The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America

We had reported last month that the UFC was doing a Latin American version of The Ultimate Fighter. The coaches for the season will be UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The two will fight November 15 in Mexico City. A short time the UFC announced the full cast for the show. Filming is already underway in Las Vegas, with UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...
Via Between The Ropes
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Vs Fabricio Werdum Set For UFC 180; Will Coach Latin TUF

The UFC held a special press conference in New Mexico yesterday where they confirmed that the promotion will be hosting their first ever event there at UFC 180 on November 15th with a heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Fabrico Werdum headlining the show. Before that, Velasquez and Werdum will serve as the coaches on the first edition of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Velasquez and Werdum Set for Mexico, TUF: Latin America

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will face off at UFC 180 in Mexico and will also coach upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America Alex Ramirez – April 30, 2014 The UFC had major news on Tuesday regarding its heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. In fact the UFC had three major announcements rolled into one. First off the heavyweight champion will return to action...
Via Overtime
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Velasquez vs Team Werdum Set To Start Filming May 12th

INAUGURAL SEASON OF THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® LATIN AMERICA: TEAM VELASQUEZ vs. TEAM WERDUM SET TO BEGIN FILMING MAY 12 UFC® heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and No.1 contender Fabricio Werdum named coaches Series slated to air on Televisa Channel.5 in Mexico and additional Free to Air Networks in Latin America Series Finale to take place at UFC® 180 in Mexico City on November...
Via MMAInsider
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

TUF Latin America coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum to headline UFC 180

We knew this was all coming we just did not know the details. Today Dana White gave us the information. TUF Latin America starts filming May 12th with Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum as coaches. They will fight on November 15th as the main event of UFC 180 in Mexico City. The season will feature featherweights and bantamweights from Mexico and other Latin American countries. It...
Via hov-mma
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez, Fabricio Werdum Coach “TUF: Latin America”, Fight At UFC 180

UFC President Dana White moments ago made the announcement of the first ever season of “TUF: Latin America”. The coaches will be UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. White then stated Velasquez and Werdum will main event UFC 180 on November 15 at Arena México in Mexico City. No other matches have been announced for the card. Velasquez last competed in...
Via Between The Ropes
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum Coach ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America,’ Fight at UFC 180

As expected, UFC president Dana White announced during Tuesday’s press conference in Mexico that heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (pictured) and Fabricio Werdum will serve as opposing coaches on the inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America.” Velasquez will then defend his throne against Werdum at UFC 180 on November 15 in Mexico City. Velasquez underwent...
Via 5thRound.com
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox: Werdum vs Browne Fighter Purses, Attendance & Gate

Last Saturday was a great night for Fabricio Werdum.  In dismantling Travis Browne in the main event at UFC on Fox: Werdum vs Browne, he earned himself a title shot plus got the biggest cheque at the event. Here is the fighter purse payout info for the event, straight from the Florida State Boxing Commission. Attendance: 17,000 Gate: $1,650,000 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
April 23, 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

Cerrone-Nurmagomedov makes sense for UFC’s lightweight division

Among the many impressive performances during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in Orlando, Fabricio Werdum was the clear winner with his unlikely domination of fellow heavyweight contender Travis Browne, and for his efforts, will be rewarded with a crack at the belt currently owned by Cain Velasquez. But the Brazilian wasn’t the only fighter to dramatically improve upon his near future...
Via Sports-Glory
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Browne Broke Hand, Ribs And Dislocated Bones In Foot During Loss To Fabricio Werdum

Travis Browne suffered a convincing loss to Fabricio Werdum on Saturday night at UFC On FOX 11 which not only shattered his hopes of earning a title shot, but also left him with several broken bones too. According to Browne’s coach Ricky Lundell, Browne broke one of his hands and also broke ribs during the first round of the fight, while at some stage in the later rounds he also...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

A closer look at Fabricio Werdum’s domination of Travis Browne

What a revelation from Fabricio Werdum.  His standup looked amazing. He scored the first two takedowns on Travis Browne in the UFC and dominated him for most of the fight. It was the type of performance that calls for a closer look. The numbers tell a part of Werdum’s dominance as he landed 171 of 251 overall strikes and 121 of 196 significant ones. He was extremely active and...
Via hov-mma
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum puts on striking display while earning one-sided decision victory over Travis Browne at UFC on Fox

If Dana White was serious about the main event to Saturday’s UFC on Fox card being to determine the next challenger for Cain Velasquez and the heavyweight title, Fabricio Werdum will be that challenger. Werdum appears to have earned the shot by virtue of his very dominant and nearly shutout victory on the scorecards against Travis Browne. From the beginning, Werdum’s striking...
Via Players View
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum cements his place as the number one contender, is coming for Cain Velasquez

It’s Easter Sunday. I should be preparing to go visit the family so I can eat some guilt-laden ham, but all I can think about is UFC on FOX 11, and the brilliant performances therein. If anyone denies Fabricio Werdum as the clear number one contender in the UFC heavyweight division, they’re plain nuts. Fabricio Werdum put on a clinic last night in Orlando, and reassured all of...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Dominates Travis Browne at UFC on FOX 11 (Video)

Travis Browne was more than a 2-1 odds-on favorite to beat Fabricio Werdum (pictured) and advance to a title bout against reigning champ Cain Velasquez. Unfortunately for Browne, Werdum decided to serve up another upset special (Please see: Fedor Emelianenko) and rock the MMA world. To the surprise of many, Werdum took home a (49-46, 50-45, 50-45) unanimous decision victory on Saturday...
Via 5thRound.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum outclasses Travis Browne

Werdum now rides a 4 fight win streak. Image courtesy of mmaoddsbreaker.com Travis Browne Vs Fabricio Werdum Rodger Ryan Fabricio Werdum has announced himself as the number 1 contender after a 5 round demolition of Travis Browne on UFConFox11 in Orlando Florida. He cruised to a unanimous decision 49-46 50-45 50-45 victory treating Browne as a human punching bag for the majority of...
Via The Sports Journal
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne results

Tonight’s UFC on Fox card had as its main event a bout advertised as a heavyweight title eliminator bout. This meant that either Fabricio Werdum or Travis Browne would earn a shot at heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez with a win tonight. UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne took place from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The following are the results for UFC on Fox: Werdum vs....
Via Players View
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum Outstrikes Travis Browne To Decision Victory At UFC On FOX 11

Fabricio Werdum brought an end to Travis Browne’s recent winning streak tonight in the main event of UFC On FOX 11, comfortably outstriking him on the feet over the course of five rounds to book a title shot against Cain Velasquez. Round One: The heavyweight main event is underway with a title shot at stake. Browne with a leg kick and Werdum lands a punch at the same time. Browne...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox: Werdum vs Browne Results ☆

UFC on Fox: Werdum vs Browne Apr 19, 2014 Amway Centre Orlando, Florida (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report) (number in brackets is the betting odds: ‘-’ denotes the favorite – lines from BestFightOdds) Main Card (Fox - 8:00pm Eastern) Heavyweights (five rounds): Fabricio Werdum - 232.5 lbs (17-5-1, #4 ranked heavyweight, +170) vs Travis Browne -...
Via MMA Manifesto
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: highlights of Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio Werdum has always had a stigma attached to him that he could win some big fights, but not the ones that meant a potential heavyweight title shot. The man who ended Fedor Emelianenko‘s nearly decade-long undefeated run in MMA also has losses to Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem that came at the most inopportune times. A world champion and world-class jiu-jitsu practitioner...
Via Players View
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 11: Werdum vs Browne Preview and Predictions

Live on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from the Amway Center in beautiful Orlando, Florida we will be treated to yet another great night of fights. We have bouts with top ten implications in both middleweight and lightweight divisions, as well as a pivotal matchup in the woman’s bantamweight division. And to cap it all off we get a main event between Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne Headlines UFC on FOX 11

After some back-and-forth debate, the UFC has decided the heavyweight top contender scrap between Fabricio Werdum (pictured) and Travis Browne will headline UFC on FOX 11. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news Thursday in New Jersey. While the critical shootout was initially announced earlier this month, White wanted to see if they could secure a more mainstream matchup to...
Via 5thRound.com
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Travis Browne Vs. Fabricio Werdum Booked for UFC on Fox 11

Last week it was reported here that Travis Browne was negotiating with UFC for a new contract after the two sides mutually agreed not to have Browne sign a new one before his last bout, a win over Josh Barnett at UFC 168. I expected a quick resolution to this and have been proven correct. Not only does Browne appear to have a new deal with UFC, but his next bout has already been...
Via Players View
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

FOX UFC Saturday in Orlando features Browne vs Werdum, Tate vs Carmouche

The next major FOX UFC Saturday event has been announced for April 19 in Orlando, FL at the Amway Center with two new bouts already confirmed for the upcoming card. The UFC officially announced the fight card on Monday. The first bout announced will be a heavyweight title eliminator fight as Travis Browne, fresh off of his first round knockout of Josh Barnett at UFC 168 in December...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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