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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 >>

  • 8 days ago
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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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Mark Hunt asked the referee to stop the fight after Fabricio Werdum landed that thunderous flying knee in their UFC 180 interim heavyweight title bout. That's according to a pretty key witness: Werdum himself. The new champion revealed the nugget in a Portuguese-language video interview with the UFC, which was translated by Bloody Elbow. "I was able to hit him with the knee, and after that happened, a thing that no one saw was that he asked the referee for the end of the bout," Werdum said in th read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Mexico City was promised a UFC heavyweight championship match between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, but an injury prevented that from happening. Signs currently point to the UFC targeting the matchup back in the Mexico capital for the summer of 2015. The UFC 180 main event was changed to an interim title bout with Werdum going against Mark Hunt. Werdum took the championship home after a second-round TKO off a flying knee. UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC media event read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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No one, including the referee. That's according to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim heavyweight titleholder Fabricio Werdum, who popped and dropped Mark Hunt with a flying knee to end their UFC 180 pay-per-view (PPV) main event in Mexico City (video replay here). But it would have been over sooner, had the man in black heard the "Super Samoan" surrender (via Bloody Elbow): "We went to the ground but he was very clever. He is very smart when he fights. He blocked my guard game in the read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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After winning the interim title in Mexico, Fabricio Werdum will likely get a chance to unify the UFC heavyweight belts back there in June.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Jon Jones spoke about his willingness to take on UFC superfights in the future, just not if it's against Anderson Silva. Jon Jones has beaten most of the top light heavyweights the UFC has had for the past few years, and according to the dominant champ, he would be willing to look towards having super fights after a couple more wins. Jones walks around at 230 lbs, and if all goes according to plan, he would conceivably bulk up a bit to 240 lbs and look for heavyweight bouts in the future. MMA Fi read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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At UFC 180, the heavyweight division crowned a new interim champion, Fabricio Werdum. Knocked down and unable to threaten Mark Hunt on the ground during the opening round, Werdum didn't look great early on. However, the Brazilian turned things around suddenly with a flying knee in the second stanza. The strike floored Hunt, who could not recover before the bout was stopped. Werdum has solidified his spot right behind fellow champion Cain Velasquez on the heavyweight ladder. However, was his vict read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Mexico might just get to host a fight between Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum after all. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The UFC interim heavyweight champion said that he was impressed with the smart approach of the "Super Samoan" in the cage and revealed that Hunt verbally submitted after the knockdown. Now the UFC interim Heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum gave his thoughts about his battle of Saturday with Mark Hunt in the main event of UFC 180. Interviewed by the UFC, "Vai Cavalo" praised his opponent and said he was never hurt enough for the fight to be stopped, and also explained his set up before landing read news >>

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