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UFC 216 Loses One Of Its Biggest Fights Just Hours Before The Event

In a shock development ahead of UFC 216 tonight, the heavyweight clash of Fabricio Werdum and Derrick Lewis has been cancelled.  With just hours to go until the scheduled showdown between the pair on the main card, the eagerly anticipated bout has been pulled due to a back injury sustained by Lewis. Top MMA journalist and ever the reliable source …

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Top UFC Heavyweight Ben Rothwell Flagged For Potential Anti-Doping Violation

UFC 211, which takes place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas on May 13th, gained one exciting match-up on Tuesday but lost another. UFC officials confirmed that lightweights Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier have verbally agreed to meet at the event, but the heavyweight scrap between former champion Fabricio Werdum and Ben Rothwell is off. That’s because Rothwell, who …

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Ben Rothwell Lays Into Fabricio Werdum, Claims Cain Velasquez Wanted To Be Pulled From UFC 207

According to heavyweight veteran Ben Rothwell, Cain Velasquez got exactly what he wanted when he was pulled from UFC 207 and a scheduled bout with old rival Fabricio Werdum by the Nevada Athletic Commission(NAC) over the weekend. Velasquez was removed from this Friday’s line up due to concerns over his fitness, concerns that arose after the former UFC heavyweight champion …

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Fabricio Werdum Loses UFC TV Gig Over Reebok ‘Protest’

On Tuesday, Fabricio Werdum decided to make his feelings about the UFC’s exclusive apparel deal with sports clothing giant Reebok known to the world. Werdum posted a picture of himself wearing a UFC t-shirt to Instagram, but it had been photoshopped so that the Reebok logo was replaced by the famous Nike tick on the front of the garment. Alongside …

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Watch: Former UFC Heavyweight Champ Fabricio Werdum Kicks Travis Browne’s Trainer Post-Fight

Even when he stood alongside the most hyped supposed immortal in the history of the game amidst her seemingly unstoppable UFC reign, Edmond Tarverdyan had things pretty tough. The coach was always a subject of ridicule amongst hardcore MMA fans, who felt that Ronda Rousey was getting by on sheer talent alone and that Tarverdyan was merely riding her coat-tails. …

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Twitter Erupts As Stipe Miocic Brutally KO’s Fabricio Werdum At UFC 198

When Stipe Miocic drilled Fabricio Werdum with a right-hand just over halfway through the opening round of their heavyweight title fight at UFC 198, the reaction inside Curitiba’s Arena da Baixada was one of stunned silence. It was so quiet, that Miocic’s post-fight proclamations rang throughout the air in surreal fashion. “I’m a world champ,” shouted an elated Miocic repeatedly. …

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Watch: Stipe Miocic Wins The UFC Heavyweight Title With Devastating One-Punch KO

Stipe Miocic was up against it on Saturday night as he entered the octagon, surrounded by 45,000+ screaming Brazilian fans, to take on the reigning UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The Croatian-American appeared calm though, and his fight ending punch silenced the Brazilian masses. Fabricio Werdum was defending his title for the first time since winning it against Cain Velasquez …

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UFC 198: Predictions Part 2

Curitiba, Brazil will play host to a UFC world heavyweight title bout on Saturday night, as champion Fabricio Werdum looks to defend his title for the first time against Stipe Miocic. Werdum was originally scheduled to give former champion Cain Velasquez a rematch at UFC 196 but when Cain got injured Werdum’s plans and opponent changed significantly. Miocic was extremely …

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Watch: UFC 198 Embedded, Episode 1 – Road To Brazil

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil this weekend for UFC 198 and features a barn-burner heavyweight clash between the champion Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. This will be Werdum’s first title defense since defeating Cain Velasquez in June last year. The co-main isn’t short on appeal either, as former UFC light-heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort faces fellow Brazilian Ronaldo “Jacare” …

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Video: Check Out The Jaw Dropping Promo For UFC 198

UFC 198 Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz in their middleweight bout during UFC 183 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. *** Local Caption *** Anderson Silva; Nick Diaz

UFC 198 looks set to be a showcase of the best Brazil has to offer in MMA. With current heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum headlining a card full of his fellow countrymen and women. UFC 198 takes place in Curitiba, Brazil on the 14th of May. All but one fight on the UFC 198 card sees a Brazilian fight someone from …

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UFC Fight Night Zagreb: Predictions – Part 2

PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Junior dos Santos celebrates before defeating Stipe Miocic (not pictured) by unanimous decision in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The UFC is hosting its very first card in Zagreb, Croatia this weekend and they have packed the card full of exciting fights.  With five of the 13 bouts taking place in the heavyweight division, the card is reminiscent of UFC 146, which also had five heavyweight bouts. On that night none of those fights went the distance as the …

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UFC Heavyweight King Reveals Reason He Labelled Conor McGregor A Prostitute After UFC 196 Defeat

In the immediate aftermath of Conor McGregor’s submission defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196, many of those who had previously been subject to the Irishman’s scorn saw fit to celebrate his downfall. Standing out among this crowd due to the sheer enthusiasm apparent in his gloating was UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The Brazilian, who is a teammate of …

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