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Dec 13, 2013 8:12 am

Dana White: Fabricio Werdum Will Fight Winner Of Travis Browne vs. Josh Barnett Fight

Following the UFC on FOX 9 pre-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White shed some light on the future of the UFC heavyweight division. Fabricio Werdum has stated that he would wait until UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recovered from his shoulder surgery, but it seems as though White thinks that will not be the...

Dec 13, 2013 8:01 am

Fabricio Werdum Willing To Wait For Champ Cain Velasquez’s Recovery

Although UFC President Dana White has planned otherwise, Fabricio Werdum has the intention to wait until UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recovers from his shoulder surgery before he  fights. According to Werdum, it is up to him whether or not he fights in the interim before Velasquez recovers. “They told me it’s my decision,” Werdum...

Dec 6, 2013 8:13 am

Fabricio Werdum to Train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for Cain Velasquez Bout

UFC heavyweight fighter Fabricio Werdum (right) has a good thing going at Kings MMA in Southern California; but according to legendary coach and trainer Rafael Cordeiro, Werdum and team will be traveling to Florida to train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for additional support as the fighter prepares to challenge UFC heavyweight champion...

Oct 22, 2013 11:05 am

Fabricio Werdum Says He Would Retire If He Defeats Cain Velasquez via Submission

  “Imagine if I’m the only guy who submitted Fedor, ‘Minotauro’ and Velasquez?” UFC heavyweight fighter Fabricio Werdum asked after learning he would be the next to challenge Cain Velasquez’s heavyweight championship.  “Then I would retire and work only as a commentator.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Not long after Cain Velasquez successfully defended...


Oct 2, 2013 10:27 am

Fabricio Werdum Seeks Rematch with Junior dos Santos

A loss in the UFC can sting. A knockout loss to a debuting future heavyweight champ in the first round, may sting a bit more. Such is the case with Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1). The 36-year-old Brazilian says he is looking for a rematch with the man alluded to above, former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos...

Jul 5, 2013 11:43 am

Dana White: Fabricio Werdum wants Daniel Cormier

If you heard of one of the latest rumors floating around about a potential Werdum vs. Cormier matchup, UFC President Dana White might know where they originated. “Werdum was in my office two days ago,” White said on Thursday. “That’s probably where the rumor came from. That’s who he wants to fight, but we’ll see...

Nov 6, 2012 8:29 am

Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira name their ‘TUF: Brazil 2’ coaching staffs | UFC News

Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) have named their coaching staffs for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.” Team Werdum features notables Wanderlei Silva (MMA), Rafael Cordeiro (muay Thai), Rubens Cobrinha (jiu-jitsu), Kenny Johnson (wrestling) and Felipe Werdum (capoeira), according to a report from Globo. Team Nogueira, meanwhile, features Antonio...

Oct 1, 2012 7:36 am

Struve Calls For Step Up In Competition, Wants Fabricio Werdum | UFC NEWS

“There’s not a lot of other guys in the heavyweight division on a four-fight win streak right now. Four finishes in my last four fights. I believe I won six of my last seven. I’m not even sure. I think I got 29 pro wins now, but I think I’m closing in on that, but...

Jun 25, 2012 8:49 am

Fabricio Werdum Believes He Is One Win Away From JDS Rematch | UFC NEWS

“For sure, I’m close (to a title shot) now. If the UFC asks, then I’m ready for sure but maybe one more fight, maybe on the Velasquez vs. dos Santos card. After that, if I win, maybe I will fight (the champion) in Brazil. I don’t know. I’m just here to fight. I’m just going...

Mar 30, 2012 8:51 am

Video | Junior Dos Santos Knocks Out Fabricio Werdum

In his first fight in the UFC, Junior Dos Santos entered the Octagon as a huge underdog as he was set to face veteran heavyweight, Fabricio Werdum. That night was Cigaon’s first step toward his UFC title. Read More: Junior dos Santos (News), UFC, Mixed Martial Arts Video’s

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Oct 21, 2011 6:45 am

Fabricio Werdum: "For sure, I want to come back to UFC"

“I don’t have nothing. I just have my contract with Strikeforce. But for sure, I want to come back to UFC for sure because UFC is the best event in the world. The guys give me a chance, for sure I’ll come back.”

Oct 19, 2011 11:00 am

Rafael Cordeiro Says Fabricio Werdum Is In Talks With The UFC

“He’s back to the trainings, he’s making everybody laugh. He’ll probably fight in December… He’s talking to the UFC, and maybe they come up with something for December.  I like the idea, he deserves it.  In case it actually happens, UFC is the place he should’ve never left. The bests are there, and there’s where...

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...

Apr 3, 2016 10:28 am

Werdum: “Miocic will fight against 45,000 Werdums at UFC 198”

Current UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum is confident that having a hometown crowd will give him the edge he needs over Stipe Miocic when the two square off in the headlining bout of UFC 198 on May 14. The UFC heavyweight title fight will take place inside a soccer stadium that has the capacity to...

Feb 2, 2016 12:54 pm

Heavyweight title picture: Making Moves on Fabrico Werdum’s Title

The heavyweight title picture is shaping up to be a division to focus on again. With Ben Rothwell being the big winner of last Saturdays event. Rothwell moved into the elite Top 5 heavyweights for the first time in his career and it couldn’t of come at a better time. Rothwell is riding a four...

Jan 27, 2016 9:12 pm

Werdum on UFC 196 withdrawal: “best decision of my life”

After it was announced that Cain Velasquez was out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced that Stipe Miocic would fight Werdum for the heavyweight title. Shortly after that announcement, Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, also citing a back injury. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz...

Jan 26, 2016 7:29 am

Josh Barnett on Werdum and Velasquez: ‘The fans will judge him’

When Fabricio Werdum announced he too was pulling out of the UFC 196 event against Stipe Miocic after Miocic agreed to step up, will more than likely take some incoming fire for jumping ship days from the event. Check out “The War Master” Barnett give his two cents in this interview.

Jan 21, 2016 5:43 pm

Werdum: I would have slapped McGregor at UFC 197 press conference

Conor McGregor stole the show at the UFC 197 press conference earlier this week when he put Rafael dos Anjos on blast for nearly 45 minutes. The most intense moment of the press conference however came when the pair had their first staredown at the end of the event. UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, who...

Jan 9, 2016 10:49 am

Video Interview: Cain Velasquez reflects on what went wrong in title loss to Werdum

Cain Velasquez is back in action after his losing his heavyweight title to Fabricio Werdum last year at UFC 188 via guillotine choke in the third round of their heavyweight conten Velasquez was out almost two years from competition due to injury before his last fight with Werdum in Mexico City Mexico.  Elevation may of...

Jan 6, 2016 9:44 am

Video Promo: UFC 196: Werdum vs. Velasquez 2 – A Clash of Titans

The year was 2010 the place was Anaheim, CA and Cain Velasquez defeated one of the fiercest heavyweights ever to step foot in the octagon and made history that night. It’s not long now until the rematch between former champ Cain Velasquez steps back into the octagon to reclaim the title that was once his...

Dec 30, 2015 11:10 pm

UFC 196: Werdum versus Velasquez II card coming together

UFC 196 is taking shape as more fights have been added to the UFC event website. The main event is slated to have UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and former champion Cain Velasquez in an immediate rematch for the title. UFC 196 takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 6. The current UFC 196...

Dec 24, 2015 9:56 am

PHOTO | Official Werdum vs. Velasquez II poster revealed

On February 6th Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship. The fight will go down at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, where Fabricio Werdum will look to make his first successful title defense, while Velasquez will look to reclaim the belt that he lost. Check out...

Dec 16, 2015 9:36 am

McGregor’s manager refutes Werdum’s claims that McGregor wanted to train at Kings MMA

Prior to UFC 194, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum revealed that Conor McGregor’s manager reached out to Kings MMA to ask if McGregor could train there. McGregor ultimately won the fight via KO in just 13 seconds to claim the UFC featherweight championship. Now, McGregor’s manager has refuted Werdum’s claims that McGregor ever tried to...