506 Search Results for fabricio werdum

Nov 26, 2014 9:34 am

REPLAY! Dos Santos vs. Werdum (Full Fight)

Coming off 2 big wins, Fabricio Werdum looks well on his way to a title shot as he faces UFC newcomer Junior Dos Santos. But, JDS is ready to show that he is force to be reckoned with in the heavyweight division by coming out with the “W” in his UFC debut.

Nov 21, 2014 1:16 pm

Werdum accepts Jones superfight: “I would fight him for sure”

Earlier this week, following the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, Jon Jones sparred Anderson Silva at the UFC gym (See that HERE). Following the sparring session, Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he believes the light heavyweight division has been cleared out, and that he would...

Nov 19, 2014 7:33 am

Velasquez vs. Werdum targeted for June in Mexico

Fabricio Werdum (19-5-1 MMA, 7-2 UFC) scored a second-round TKO victory over Mark Hunt at last weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico to claim the UFC’s interim Heavyweight Championship. According to UFC President Dana White, Werdum will likely get the chance to unify the heavyweight belts with Cain Velasquez this upcoming June at another event...

Nov 18, 2014 2:03 pm

Werdum’s Daughter Shows Off Her Dad’s New Hardware

Following his first round, iterim-title clinching victor last weekend, the daughter of Fabricio Werdum brought her dad’s new belt to show-and-tell this week. How cute! A Julia mostrando o cinturão do Papai na escola! Lindaaaa! Uma foto publicada por Fabricio Werdum (@werdum) em Nov 11, 2014 at 9:44 PST

Nov 17, 2014 8:41 pm

Werdum: Hunt asked for bout to be stopped

Fabricio Werdum landed a vicious, but well placed flying knee this past Saturday against Mark Hunt to become the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Werdum spoke to BloodyElbow about the setup for the fight ending knee, that he says caused Mark Hunt to ask for the bout to be stopped. His words: “It took me a...

Nov 16, 2014 8:49 am

REPLAY! Kenny Florian Breaks Down Werdum’s Win Over Hunt

Last night in the main event of UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he KO’d Mark Hunt with a perfectly placed knee. While many fans expected Werdum to use his grappling to submit Hunt, Werdum proved his standup skills as he KO’d Hunt, who is an elite level kickboxer. Kenny Florian broke down...

Nov 15, 2014 10:12 pm

UFC 180 Bonus Report: Werdum and Gastelum Take Home Extra $50,000

Fight of the Night: Henry Briones vs. Guido Cannetti It is rare that preliminary fighters take home bonus money, but Cannetti and Briones both deserved it with their performance on UFC Fight Pass. Briones was close to being stopped in the opening round as he took two serious body shots from Cannetti. However, be persevered...

Nov 15, 2014 8:52 pm

UFC 180 Results: Werdum KOs Hunt and Wins Heavyweight Title!

Fabricio Werdum picked up the win tonight against Mark Hunt by way of knockout and is now the UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion! Hunt was calm in his defeat and despite suffering knockouts in his last two losses, he seems prepared to jump right back on the horse. Hunt seemed to be on his way to...

Nov 15, 2014 2:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’ Official Results

Tonight from the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, ‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’  goes down, live on pay-per-view. As always, BJPENN.COM will be providing comprehensive coverage of tonight’s event. Follow along on the BJPENN.COM HOME PAGE for detailed recaps of each bout, or get quick results below. MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Fabricio Werdum def....

Nov 14, 2014 3:54 pm

‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, the ‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’  fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All 22 fighters hit their contracted weight. “UFC  180: Werdum vs. Hunt” goes down tomorrow night on pay-per-view. The event marks the UFC’s promotional debut in Mexico. The Full Weigh-In Results Are As...

Nov 11, 2014 5:00 pm

Velasquez Breaks Down Werdum vs. Hunt Interim Title Fight

“I think Mark Hunt just has that knockout power, and that’s pretty much it. I think Werdum, with his length, also if it goes to wrestling, if it goes on the ground, Werdum has it. I think on the feet, with the power that Hunt has, I think he has a good chance of winning...

Nov 10, 2014 8:36 pm

Hunt Looking At Werdum Bout As #1 Contender Bout

Mark Hunt is gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his historic MMA career this Saturday when he fights Fabricio Werdum for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. Hunt spoke to MMAJunkie to give his thoughts on the bout, as well as why he believes this is only a #1 contender bout. “The only champion...

Nov 10, 2014 9:05 am

REPLAY! Countdown To UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt

To get ready for UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt, the UFC aired ‘Countdown to UFC 180’ on Fox Sports 1. Below is the segment from Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt’s portion of the show.

Nov 6, 2014 9:58 am

“UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt” Extended Preview

With heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez sidelined, Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt will main event UFC 180 for the interim title. Also, Jake Ellenberger will meet rising star Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event.

Nov 3, 2014 9:03 am

Werdum Blames Brazilian Economy For Lack Of Brazilian UFC Champions

When Jose Aldo defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes last month at UFC 179, he also defended his place as the sole UFC champion from Brazil. Leading up to the bout many fighters and fans took note of Brazil’s decline from once holding 4 of 9 championships, down to just 1. Former middleweight champion...

Oct 22, 2014 9:59 am

Werdum Reacts To Velasquez Injury: ‘It Feels Weird’

“I was relaxing here in Mexico with my team when I got a call from Dana White. He said ‘I have good and bad news for you, Fabricio. The good one is that you will still fight for the title on Nov. 15, and the bad news is that Velasquez is out with a knee...

Oct 17, 2014 3:22 pm

REPORT: Werdum Narrowly Escapes Mexican Death Trap With His Life

“The UFC’s first-ever card in Mexico, featuring Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum, sold 21,0000 tickets in eight hours. Which is almost as mind-boggling as the fact that the event was nearly derailed last week when Werdum narrowly escaped carbon monoxide poisoning due to a faulty heater in his team’s house. Supposedly, this is fairly common...

Oct 16, 2014 12:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Hits Theaters Nationwide

UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...

Sep 1, 2014 3:57 pm

Werdum Insists Wanderlei’s Reputation Wont Be Damaged By NSAC Incident

“Silva has done great things for the sport, to move the sport forward. If he wants to retire, he’s done well for himself. He’s made good money for his kids and his future. “But if wants to come back, I think he always gives a good show. But he could hang up the gloves right...

Aug 26, 2014 5:04 am

Werdum Believes Spending Time With Velasquez On TUF Was ‘A Nice Thing’

Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez just finished wrapping up the filming of the first season of TUF Latin America. While normally there is some understandable tension between the two coaches, who fight at the end of the season, Werdum says the time spent filming with Velasquez was a nice thing. “We’re promoting the fight on...

Aug 18, 2014 3:38 pm

Dos Santos Thinks Werdum Can Beat Velasquez

Junior Dos Santos may have lost to Cain Velasquez back to back, but that doesn’t mean he thinks Velasquez is unbeatable. He believes his countryman Fabricio Werdum has a good shot at dethroning Velasquez when the two eventually face off. He spoke with MMAFighting: “Werdum’s last performance was impressive. I’ve never seen him fight so...

Jul 22, 2014 2:18 pm

Overeem Calls For A Title Shot Against Winner Of Velasquez vs. Werdum

Alistair Overeem will be stepping into the Octagon to square off against Ben Rothwell in September, and he hopes a win over Rothwell will get him a title shot against the winner of Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum. Overeem spoke with Submission Radio to talk about the bout. “Well it’s hard to predict because Cain...

Jul 13, 2014 8:43 am

Coach: ‘Don’t be surprised when Werdum defeats Velasquez’

“Werdum has what it takes to submit or knock Cain Vealsquez out. I don’t agree when people say Werdum shocked the world against Fedor. There’s no such thing in MMA. It’s a fight and both fighters are ready. I won’t be shocked when Werdum defeats Velasquez. I already expect that… We know that Cain Velasquez...

May 7, 2014 2:55 pm

Werdum on Velasquez: ‘I will break his game’

“He has a good stand up, a complicated game with boxing, muay thai and wrestling. He hits hard and has good takedowns. It’s hard to stop a fighter like that. My physical condition is going to be really important in this fight I will move a lot and avoid the clinch close to the fence....

Apr 29, 2014 1:21 pm

‘TUF Latin America: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Official For Mexican Debut, Will Fight In Nov.

As expected, Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will square off later this year and during today’s special UFC press-conference in Mexico, the promotion made the bout official. The two heavyweights will also coach the first ever Latin America season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality series. As coaches, Velasquez and Werdum will help cultivate the Mexican...

Apr 21, 2014 7:51 pm

Team Velasquez Not Worried About Werdum’s Ground Game

“I think a lot of people underestimate Cain’s jiujitsu. He is a legit black belt under Leandro Vieira, and he does train with the best grappler on the planet at the present time, which is ‘Buchecha’ (Marcus Almeida). So, me, I watch those guys go, I’m not afraid of Cain going to the ground with...

Apr 20, 2014 8:52 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Werdum vs. Browne Fight

As with all UFC events, fighters from around the world have taken to twitter with their thoughts and reactions following Saturday’s UFC on FOX 11 event. In the evening headliner, Fabricio Werdum proved why he’s the true number one contender and turned in a dominant performance over Travis Browne. Here’s the reactions: Meus Parabéns ao...