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"Vai Cavalo" sees as a motivation for beginners the way that the Reebok money will be split. UFC interim Heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum feels that the Reebok deal with the promotion will be good, at least for him. At the top of his form, "Vai Cavalo" told Brazilian media that the money split being tied with the ranking system will be good to motivate all of the fighters. "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 read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum, the Interim Heavyweight Champion, is the only fighter hailing from a Sport Jiu Jitsu to have UFC gold around his waist. Meanwhile six current UFC champions hail from the ranks American folk-style wrestling. T.P. Grant takes a deeper look on why this is. Where have all the Jiu Jitsu fighters gone? It is a topic that gets tossed around MMA forums and in gyms. There a myriad of reasons that are given for the decline of BJJ fighters in MMA: gloves inhibiting grappling, shorter round read news >>

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Check out the photos of newly minted UFC interim heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum showing off his hardware in his home city of Porto Alegre, Brazil. Filed under: News, Photo Gallery, UFC read news >>

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The UFC’s first 2015 trip to Brazil takes place on Sunday, Feb. 22, as the promotion makes it first visit to Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Rafael dos Anjos wants to win a UFC belt, and there’s some recent evidence to suggest he can make it happen. Filed under: News read news >>

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Check out Junior dos Santos vs. Fabricio Werdum full fight video to see dos Santos' memorable Octagon debut ahead of his UFC on FOX 13 main event against Stipe Miocic on Dec. 13 at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, AZ. It took just 80 seconds for dos Santos to announce his presence against now-interim heavyweight champion Werdum back in 2008, and six years later, his infamous, ear-wiggling finish is still a treat to watch. Catch the replay above, courtesy of the UFC. read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum became the third Brazilian to ever win the UFC heavyweight championship, and the people of Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, gave their fellow countryman a hero’s reception on Monday. Werdum, who traveled from the United States to Porto Alegre to promote the UFC Fight Night card that takes place Feb. 22 in the city, was welcome by several fans at the Salgado Filho International Airport. The city also had a fire truck waiting for the UFC champion, who was celebrated by the people d read news >>

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LAS VEGAS -- Travis Browne talks about his UFC 181 fight against Brendan Schaub, how his new camp went, Schaub's criticism of his move, why he's thankful for his loss to Fabricio Werdum in April, and more. read news >>

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Grappling wizard Fabricio Werdum knocked out K-1 champion Mark Hunt to win the UFC interim heavyweight championship in Mexico at UFC 180 on Nov. 15, and the flying knee that ended the bout was one of "Vai Cavalo’s" secret weapons for Hunt. "Everything was planned and trained," Werdum told MMAFighting.com. "Master Rafael Cordeiro taught me move that one day. I asked him ‘master, can I do this in the fight?’ And he said ‘you must do this in the fight.’ "Mark Hunt knew I was going to try to take hi read news >>

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Coming off 2 big wins, Fabricio Werdum looked well on his way to a title shot when he faced UFC newcomer Junior Dos Santos at UFC 90. JDS showed he was ready to make his mark. read news >>

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Back in 2009, then-little-known Junior Dos Santos made his UFC debut and fought now-interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 90. Few gave Dos Santos, a 4-1 underdog, much of a chance.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum accepts Jon Jones’ challenge to fight at heavyweight. Since winning the UFC light-heavyweight title, Jon Jones has been candid about his intentions to move up to heavyweight at some point in his career. With his roster of potential title challengers thinning at 205-pounds, Jones believes it is simply a matter of time before he moves up in weight. Asked about potential opponents that catch his eye, Jones responded honestly that he would prefer heav read news >>

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The UFC's 2nd attempt at a heavyweight title bout between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum is being made for June of next year. Lost in the shuffle of the UFC's delayed "big announcement" and not-so-big announcement of their 2015 schedule was the promotion's plans to re-book Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum for the heavyweight championship next summer. Dana White said in Monday's press conference that the originally scheduled UFC 180 main event in Mexico City "belongs in Mexico" and "That's read news >>

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What, no love for the champ, Cain Velasquez? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin, Jon Jones, is close to cleaning out the 205-pound weight class after running roughshod over the his colleagues since bursting onto the scene back in 2009. And by the looks of it, super fights are on the horizon for "Bones." Standing in his way, however, is Daniel Cormier, the man who will challenge him at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here). Should Jones defea read news >>

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