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Fabricio Werdum set to fulfill lifelong dream at UFC 198

Fabricio Werdum

On Saturday, just the fourth stadium show in the promotion’s storied history will take place when UFC 198 featuring a heavyweight title fight between reigning champ Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic takes over Curitiba, Brazil for an event that’s loaded with local mma legends. But while the event will also include a middleweight title eliminator between fellow Brazilians Jacare Souza ...

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Rematches against Dos Santos, Velasquez likely waiting for Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio Werdum

Facing long odds and a reigning heavyweight champ hungry to re-establish his dominance following an 18-month absence, Fabricio Werdum put the finishing touches on his recent resurgence in the main event of Saturday’s UFC 188 with a stunning, submission-win over Cain Velasquez to become the promotion’s new heavyweight king. Seemingly unfazed by the Mexico City crowd that roared in response ...

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Cain Velasquez can quiet his critics with convincing win over Fabricio Werdum

Cain Velasquez

Even when you’ve been referred to as ”the baddest man on the planet” and own a resume that includes victories over nearly every contender of consequence, an 18-month absence from the sport that you’ve dominated for the last three years makes people doubt your abilities. For reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez, that’s just one of the many harsh realities ...

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Fabricio Werdum enters UFC 180 with everything to lose

Fabricio Werdum

While Mark Hunt was undoubtedly pleased to hear that he’d be replacing Cain Velasquez after the reigning heavyweight champ had injured his knee while training for his upcoming title defense against Fabricio Werdum, it’s safe to assume that the Brazilian didn’t share his enthusiasm. After all, how could he? Instead of stepping into the octagon for the biggest fight of ...

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