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UFC interim champion Fabricio Werdum is already in training for his unification bout with heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez, and he has a date in mind. The UFC has yet to announce when Velasquez and Werdum will finally meet, but Werdum expects it to take place June 13 in Mexico City, the same place where he knocked out Mark Hunt to win the interim championship last November. "It’s not 100 percent official, but I think June 13 I’ll fight Cain Velasquez," Werdum said on Monday’s edition of The MM read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum talks about his upcoming title unification bout against champion Cain Velasquez. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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While it has not been officially announced by the promotion, Fabricio Werdum recently revealed through his social media accounts that his heavyweight title unification bout against Cain Velasquez will be held at UFC 188 in Mexico on June 13. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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While it has not been officially announced by the promotion, Fabricio Werdum recently revealed through his social media accounts that his heavyweight title unification bout against Cain Velasquez will be held at UFC 188 in Mexico on June 13. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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One year ago today, everything was set up quite nicely for Travis Browne. Then Fabricio Werdum threw a massive wrench into the works. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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UFC interim heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum is unhappy with Jon Jones' comments about him, and is willing to take a UFC super-fight, or an 'old school' bout with no time limit. Shortly after Jon Jones' win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, Fabricio Werdum went to social media and warned the champ to stay away from the heavyweight division. When asked about the context of the call out, it seems like the interim heavyweight champ is upset at Jones' earlier comments about him. Back in November, Jon read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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The message from UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum to light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was simple.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit reveals he is particularly interested in a rematch with Nick Diaz. Following an extended spell on the sidelines, Carlos Condit has had a lot of time to consider the opponent he wants to fight in his octagon return. The former interim welterweight champion tore his ACL and meniscus nine months ago and has been recovering ever since. With his time away from the cage almost complete, Condit would like to "settle the score" against Nick Diaz in read news >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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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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