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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...

Oct 26, 2016 5:17 pm

Werdum protests Reebok deal while trolling on Instagram with rival Nike apparel

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum raised a lot of eyebrows after posting a photo of him donning Nike attire as a protest of Reebok’s stranglehold on the UFC’s sponsorship deals. He captioned the Nike picture with rather crass hashtags, writing “I’m not generic, I’m Nike since childhood,” while using hashtags in Spanish that in...

Oct 5, 2016 5:50 pm

REPORT: Werdum vs. Velasquez II set for December 30 in Las Vegas

The rematch between former UFC heavyweight champs Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez appears to be set for the UFC’s annual end of the year card, according to Werdum’s coach Rafael Cordiero. “Beniel Dariush is representing our team on 5 November in Mexico City and Werdum on December 30 in Vegas against Cain Velasquez. Go with everything!”,...

Sep 14, 2016 1:03 pm

Stipe Miocic wants time off after KO win, UFC considering Werdum vs Velasquez II

After a busy 2016 that saw heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic capture the title as well as defend it, the Cleveland native is calling for some much needed time off. Miocic knockout out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC 203 headliner on Saturday night, and many wondered who the heavyweight champ would take...

Sep 11, 2016 11:04 am

Big John McCarthy: Werdum vs. Browne Should Have Been Stopped

UFC 203, which emanated from Cleveland, Ohio’s Quicken Loans Arena, produced a number of strange moments. The majority of these moments were shoehorned into the evening’s co-main event, during which former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum took a unanimous decision from Hawaii’s Travis Browne, who stepped up on short notice to replace an injured Ben Rothwell.   One...

Sep 5, 2016 4:22 pm

UFC 203 Odds: Miocic, Werdum and Gall Favored to Win

This Saturday, the UFC will set up shop in Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena with UFC 203. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem, while the co-main event will see former heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum attempt to regain his footing against an old foe in Travis...

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...

Dec 11, 2015 10:03 am

Werdum feeling confident he will beat Velasquez again

Fabricio Werdum is one of the most dominant heavyweights on the UFC roster. With that being said, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was once the most dominant heavyweight. When the two first met inside the Octagon at UFC 188 earlier this year, Werdum dominated the fight until eventually getting a 3rd round guillotine, unifying...