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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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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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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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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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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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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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Fabricio Werdum earned his UFC interim heavyweight title with a highlight-reel knockout against dangerous striker and fan-favorite Mark Hunt in the main event on UFC 180 this past Saturday night (Nov. 15, 2014). As "Vai Cavalo" embarks on his run as temporary UFC champion, MMAmania.com ponders what could be next for the Brazilian star. Winning, and the ecstasy of victory, only lasts for mere moments in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). Whether it is a legion of fans begging to know when the read news >>

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At UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum defeated Mark Hunt to become the interim heavyweight champion. The Brazilian was originally booked to meet Cain Velasquez on Saturday, but the titleholder was injured and replaced by Hunt. At 40 years old, this may have been Hunt's first and last chance to capture UFC gold, which would have capped the most unlikely of championship runs. Hunt didn't go down easy against Werdum. The Super Samoan dropped Werdum and even scored a takedown in the opening round. However, th read news >>

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UFC 180 nearly played host to the most improbable UFC champion ever, but the key word is "nearly." No. 1-ranked contender Fabricio Werdum had other plans. No. 4-ranked Mark Hunt entered on short notice to replace champion Cain Velasquez, and the UFC put the interim title up for grabs. Hunt started strong by dropping Werdum, and Hunt even took him down. Hunt took the first round of the fight. He started the second round strong as well, but Werdum landed a flying knee out of nowhere that dropped t read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum is a man with many accolades. So where does winning a UFC interim championship stack up against de-throning Fedor? read news >>

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