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And that would be another feather in the cap of "Vai Cavalo." Fabricio Werdum handed Fedor Emelianenko his first loss in over a decade back in 2010 by tapping "The Last Emperor" under the Strikeforce banner via first-round submission. In doing so, he ended one of the most impressive runs in all of mixed martial arts (MMA) and proved that despite being known as the best heavyweight fighter of all time, Emelianenko was just a mere mortal. Now, Werdum has the chance to defeat what many believe is t read news >>

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Fabricio Werdum has a shiny gold belt that tells him he's next in the UFC's heavyweight pecking order behind champion Cain Velasquez. Junior dos Santos has a UFC track record dating back to 2008 which makes the case he's the second-best heavyweight out there. So who has the stronger claim? Werdum, the UFC interim heavyweight champ, has won five straight fights and eight of his past nine. That nine-fight stretch includes his legendary submission win over Fedor Emelianenko, his dominant win over T read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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The more things change, the more they stay the same ... or something like that. Thanks to another "zombie-like" performance, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, lost little ground in the title hunt even though interim kingpin, Fabricio Werdum, has seemingly done everything in his power to separate himself from the rest of the pack. Quite literally. I can't say that I necessarily agree because, well, I don't think dos Santos is the No. 2-ranked fig read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- The new UFC interim heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum spoke to MMAFighting.com about his hero’s reception in Porto Alegre, broke down his second round knockout victory over Mark Hunt, his anticipated bout with Cain Velasquez, how he expect to beat the undisputed champion and much more. (Editor's note: Hit the CC button on the video player to get the English translation.) read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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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 >>

  • 13 days ago
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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 >>

  • 18 days ago
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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 >>

  • 19 days ago
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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 >>

  • 20 days ago
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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 >>

  • 20 days ago
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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 >>

  • 28 days ago
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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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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Check out the highlights from UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt in super slow motion. read news >>

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