UFC 203 change, former champ Fabricio Werdum needs new opponent

August 11, 2016 10:44 am by Russell Ess
Fabricio Werdum

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was scheduled to fight Ben Rothwell at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio.

However, Werdum will need a new opponent now that Rothwell has suffered a knee injury and has been forced to withdraw from the bout, according to sources confirmed by MMA Junkie on Thursday.

A member from Rothwell’s team stated that “Big Ben” might have a torn meniscus and may need an ACL injury.

Who do you think should step in to fight Fabricio Werdum on September 10? Sound off in the comment section!

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