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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...

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...

Sep 29, 2017 8:28 am

Mark Hunt Calls Werdum a ‘Coward’ for Picking a Fight With Tony Ferguson

Yesterday during a peaceful media lunch, Tony Ferguson and Fabricio Werdum nearly came to blows. Despite the ridiculous difference — nearly comical — difference in size, Ferguson never backed down from the big man. He even threatened him with an ‘ankle pick,’ which was a great line and a contrast to the foreign obscenities and slurs Werdum threw...

Jan 13, 2017 10:53 am

Junior Dos Santos wants Werdum or Miocic after Struve withdrawal

Until yesterday, Brazilian heavyweight Junior Dos Santos expected to return to the Octagon against Stefan Struve on February 19 in Halifax. Regrettably, however, Struve was forced out of this planned scrap with an injury, which left Dos Santos without an opponent. Still eager to fight in the near future, Dos Santos now has his eyes...

Dec 24, 2016 9:18 am

Cain Velasquez ready to “beat Werdum’s ass”

At UFC 207 on December 30th, former UFC heavyweight champions Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will square off in a highly anticipated heavyweight #1 contender fight. In addition to a title fight with Stipe Miocic being on the line, the fight will give Velasquez a chance to avenge his UFC 188 loss to Werdum. In...

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...

Dec 6, 2015 2:09 pm

Werdum Video: Champ wants Jones after Velasquez rematch

Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-5-1 MMA) defeated Cain Velasquez (13-2 MMA) at UFC 188 in June at Mexico City, Mexico. Werdum is on a six fight win streak after suffering a loss to Alistair Overeem four years ago with Strikeforce at a Grand Prix quarterfinal. The Kings MMA champion discusses his future plans after a...

Nov 29, 2015 5:32 pm

Must See Video: Werdum flying kicks Lyoto!

Former champ Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida lives in Rancho Palos Verdes and it’s about 37.4 miles from Kings MMA, where current heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum trains. “The Dragon” (22-7 MMA) is seen in this video capturing some of his finer action/acting scenes. Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum (20-5 MMA) is currently ranked #7 in the pound...

Nov 20, 2015 12:25 pm

WATCH! Lyoto Machida Karate Kids the lights out of Werdum!

Size doesn't matter, the importance is technique!lol @werdum @speedofsport @chinzomachida Não importa o tamanho o que vale é a técnica.Mostre para um amigo como se derruba um campeão. #karatekid #miyagui #machidakarate A post shared by Lyoto Machida (@lyotomachidafw) on Nov 20, 2015 at 10:37am PST Lyoto Machida showcases his best “Karate Kid” performance against UFC...

Nov 5, 2015 8:11 am

Werdum vs. Velasquez targeted for UFC 196

While there is still no word yet on when Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will have their rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship, it looks like we’re getting closer to an official date. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight Wednesday evening that the UFC is looking to book the fight at UFC 196 on February...