740 Search Results for fabricio werdum

Mar 3, 2015 2:50 pm

UFC’S Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili Has A ‘Weird Feeling About Werdum Vs. Velasquez’

Team Alpha Male’s Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili stopped by last Thursdays episode of Stud Show Radio. The UFC featherweight discussed several fighters and fights including the upcoming heavyweight title fight between the champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Fabricio Werdum. Werdum has been on a tear. Since 2009 he has won 8 of his last 9 fights...

Feb 25, 2015 6:52 am

Werdum: ‘I’ll Beat Velasquez Just Like I Beat Fedor’

Recently the UFC announced that Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum would headline UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. The bout will be a title unification bout, with Velasquez being the current UFC heavyweight champion, and Werdum being the interim UFC heavyweight champion after defeating Mark Hunt via KO at UFC 180. Werdum spoke...

Feb 22, 2015 9:39 pm

Velasquez vs. Werdum Set For UFC 188 In Mexico

The highly anticipated title-unification bout between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, has been set for UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. Televisa Deportes broke the news, which was later confirmed by UFC. Velasquez hasn’t been in the Octagon since September of 2013, when he picked up a...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Werdum: Silva should honor his word and retire

UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (19-5-1 MMA) recently spoke with Brazilian news outlet Globo about Anderson Silva’s positive test for performance enhancing drugs (PED’s). Werdum cited an interview “The Spider” did in October of 2014, where Anderson called for a lifetime ban on all fighters caught taking PED’s: “When the guys test for the...

Feb 8, 2015 8:54 am

Werdum: Reebok Deal Is Only Good For Top Fighters

Since the UFC announced its new sponsorship deal with Reebok, which will go into effect later this year, many fighters and fans alike have taken note of the way the sponsorship will reward fighters based solely on their ranking. Fabricio Werdum discussed the deal with MMAFighting: “It’s not 100 percent set how it’s going to...

Jan 26, 2015 5:05 am

Werdum: “2015 Is My Year”

Fabricio Werdum closed out 2014 on a high note, defeating Mark Hunt at UFC 180 to win the interim UFC heavyweight championship. The win put Werdum in a spot to potentially unify the interim belt with the heavyweight championship when Cain Velasquez returns to the cage and the pair face off. He spoke about the...

Jan 14, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Breaks Down Velasquez vs. Werdum

“Werdum is known to be quite good on the ground and I don’t know, I actually don’t believe he would have any hesitation in throwing big knees and kicks,” Barnett stated. “It’s the usual sort of thing where he might say, well, you know, ‘I don’t want that guy to have the opportunity to punch...

Jan 5, 2015 3:02 pm

Werdum Calls For ‘Old-School’ MMA Rules Against Jones

Following his win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, Jon Jones spoke about the possibility of moving up to heavyweight eventually. The talks were nothing new, as Jones had previously said he was eyeing a move to heavyweight in the future, and that he would fight interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum ‘every day, all day’....

Jan 4, 2015 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Werdum Warns Jones ‘Stay At Your Division’

UFC heavyweight interim champion Fabricio Werdum put Jon Jones on notice last night after Jones defeated Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision. Werdum took to Twitter to warn Jones against a potential move to heavyweight. @JonnyBones good fight tonight against @dc_mma but better you stay there at your division. #vaicavalo @danawhite — Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) January...

Dec 25, 2014 5:01 am

Werdum: ‘I will submit Velasquez like I did Fedor’

“People will say he will not want to take me down. I’m sure he will continue fighting the same way. He won’t take me down and get right back up. He will want to punch me on the ground because that is his instinct to KO his opponents and that is when I will catch...

Dec 16, 2014 3:05 pm

UFC Champ Werdum Happy With Reebok Deal

“There is not yet a definition but I think that it’s going to be good for who is battling and running after since a long time. For example, I’m at the top of the ranking and I’m already 37 years old. I think that it will benefit the top ten guys of the ranking. I’m...

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.