fabricio werdum

April 1st, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Much of the UFC’s spring schedule has already been sorted out, and matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard have begun to fill in the summer events for the promotion. However, up until now there are no betting odds for any events beyond June 3rd’s UFC 212. That changed today as MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

February 8th, 2017
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum faces Ben Rothwell at UFC 211 Combate is reporting that heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Ben Rothwell will clash at UFC 211. Werdum (21-6-1) heads into this matchup off a unanimous-decision victory over Travis Browne back at UFC 203. Prior to that, he lost his UFC heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic at UFC 198 in Brazil. Rothwell…

January 31st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Denver, CO for the sixth time in promotional history last Saturday (January 28, 2017) with UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs. Pena. It was an incredible night of mixed martial arts action that saw eight of 12 bouts end inside the distance. The scraps are now behind us, so…

December 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum rematch pulled from UFC 207  Ariel Helwani confirmed Saturday that the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has pulled Cain Velasquez from his rematch against Fabricio Werdum this Friday. The news comes just a week after the former UFC heavyweight champion Velasquez told ESPN.com that he’s been using cannabidiol oil for pain due to…

December 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum heavyweight matchup at UFC 207. Click below to see who picked who. Ian McCall – UFC flyweight – 00:00:09 Mike ‘Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC 185lb champion – 00:00:38 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:01:14 Rob Font – UFC bantamweight – 00:01:26 Kurt Holobaugh – Titan FC lightweight…

December 20th, 2016
James Lynch

Marvin Vettori (11-2) discusses his upcoming fight against Antonio Carlos Junior (6-2) at UFC 207 on Dec. 30th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Marvin also talks about how he ended up at Kings MMA, earning a win in his UFC debut back in August and his plans for the holiday season.

September 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero, Liz Carmouche vs. Katlyn Chookagian set for UFC 205 in New York City MMAJunkie reported on Thursday that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will take on Yoel Romeo at UFC 205. Weidman (13-1) lost his title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 in December which snapped a 13-fight unbeaten streak. He…

September 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Cleveland, OH for the first time in promotional history with UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem. The solid night of action saw 60 percent of bouts end inside the distance, culminating with the hometown favorite Stipe Miocic keeping his belt in Cleveland with a victory. Following the night of scraps…

September 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem Date: September 10, 2016 Arena: Quicken Loans Arena City: Cleveland, OH Heavyweight bout: Fabricio Werdum (-205) vs Travis “Hapa” Browne (+188) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 203 on Pay Per View will be a heavyweight showdown between former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and the Hawaiian Travis “Hapa”…

September 6th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Event: UFC 203 Date: September 10, 2016 Location: Cleveland, Ohio Venue: Quicken Loans Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum After long being viewed as a supremely gifted grappler who was limited on the feet, Fabricio Werdum turned a corner once he was given a second chance in the UFC. He already had…

September 5th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Next weekend, the UFC heads to Cleveland, Ohio for an event that hasn’t happened in the city in a very long time. UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his world title against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. Miocic captured the title by heading down to Curitiba and knocking out Fabricio…

August 12th, 2016
James Lynch

Ben Rothwell off UFC 203 due to injury, Fabricio Werdum finds new opponent  MMAJunkie reported Thursday that heavyweight Ben Rothwell is off UFC 203 due to a knee injury.  As a result, the UFC has found a replacement for former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, and it’s a familiar foe in Travis Browne, who Werdum last defeated in the main…

June 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Nutritionist and Performance Coach Dr. Paul Biondich talks about his client Stipe Miocic winning the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 198  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Paul also talks about his career in the health/fitness industry, how he started working with Miocic, and Miocic’s upcoming title defence at UFC 203.

June 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Today at 5Dimes Sportsbook, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened lines for a dozen upcoming UFC bouts. The earliest of the fights is on July 7th, as heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Roy Nelson square off on the Thursday leading up to UFC 200. A pair of bouts on the UFC’s blockbuster July 9th card were opened…

May 16th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 198 Video Highlights: Stipe Miocic vs. Fabricio Werdum      UFC 198 Video Highlights: Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort     UFC 198 Video Highlights: Cristiane Justino vs. Leslie Smith     Michael Chandler vs. Patricky ‘Pitbull’ for vacant lightweight title set for Bellator 157 After Bellator decided to cut lightweight champion Will Brooks and make him…

May 15th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 156 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson who takes on Rory MacDonald in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 on June 18th. Then we’re joined WSOF title contender Josh Hill to talk about his upcoming…

May 14th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the main event of UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil as Fabricio Werdum puts his championship on the line against Stipe Miocic.   Stipe Miocic (Record: 14-2, +140 Underdog,…

May 13th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 198. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez – UFC 188 Upcoming Bout: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic…

May 13th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 198 co-main event between Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza. I spoke to the following fighters. Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:00:09 Brian Rogers – Bellator light heavyweight – 00:00:26 Kurt Holobaugh – Titan FC featherweight…

May 12th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 198 main event between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. I spoke to the following fighters. Adam Milstead – UFC heavyweight 00:00:09 Greg Rebello – CES heavyweight 00:00:39 Jeremy May – M-1 Global heavyweight 00:01:05 Anthony Gutierrez – Titan FC…

May 12th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 198 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

May 11th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 198 begins a two-month run for the UFC which could be one of the most impressive in history from a fight quality perspective. With a heavyweight title bout that doesn’t even have Brad clamoring for #FGF, to a showdown between Brazilian legends, to potential last stands for a pair of greats, there’s a lot…

May 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Rob Font (12-1) discusses his upcoming fight against John Lineker (26-7) at UFC 198 on May 14th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Rob also talks about being inducted into the CES “Cage of Honor”, competing in Brazil for the first time in his career and who he wants after this fight. .

May 10th, 2016
James Lynch

With no major fight announcements and no major news yesterday, here’s a ton of UFC 198 content for your viewing pleasure.   UFC 198 Countdown: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic     UFC 198 Countdown: Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza     UFC 198 Countdown: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall     UFC 198 Embedded: Episode 1 …

May 9th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 198 middleweight bout between Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall. I spoke to the following fighters. Brian Rogers – Bellator light heavyweight – 00:00:09 Peter Barrett – Cage Titans lightweight – 00:01:07 Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight…

May 8th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

When the Octagon heads down to Brazil for UFC 198, the card will be most reminiscent of the Brazilian cards the company put in 2011 and 2012 when it re-entered the country. The list of Brazilian legends competing on the card includes Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, ‘Jacare’ Souza, ‘Shogun’ Rua, Demian Maia, and of course…

March 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Event: UFC 198 Date: May 14, 2016 Location: Curitiba, Brazil Venue:  Arena da Baixada Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum Since June of 2010, Fabricio Werdum has been best known as the first man to legitimately defeat Fedor Emelianenko. His second run in the UFC may have changed that perception however. He has gone 6-0 since returning…

February 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

It was confirmed today via Yahoo! Sports (first reported by Sherdog.com) that Stipe Miocic will be fighting heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 on May 14th in Brazil. Miocic (14-2) was initially slated to replace an injured Cain Velasquez against Werdum at UFC 196  (renamed later to UFC Fight Night 82) on Feb. 6th, however the…

February 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes (4-0) discusses his upcoming fight with Luis Cortez at RFA 35 on Feb. 19th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Curtis also discusses his wrestling background, training at Kings MMA last year, working with Stipe Miocic in the past and making his RFA debut.

January 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum pulls out of UFC 196 with injury MMAFighting.com reports that UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum also has pulled out of UFC 196 due to injury. The Brazillian was initially scheduled to face Cain Velasquez on Feb. 6, but the AKA product had to pull out due to a back injury. Werdum released the following statements to Brazillian…

January 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic now faces Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 196 Cain Velasquez has been snakebit yet again as the former heavyweight champ is off UFC 196 due to a back injury. UFC officials today Sunday that Stipe Miocic will now be facing current heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 196 instead. Miocic (14-2) is coming off a…

January 20th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 196: Werdum vs. Velasquez 2 Date: February 6th, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum For years best known as the man who defeated Fedor Emelianenko to end his remarkable winning streak, Fabricio Werdum has reached new highs in his MMA career since returning…

January 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic will get the next UFC heavyweight title shot After heavyweight Stipe Miocic knocked out Andrei Arlovski in the first round Saturday night at UFC 195, UFC President Dana White announced that the Ohio based fighter will get the next heavyweight title shot. “Who the hell was going to say no to him?” White…

December 11th, 2015
James Lynch

ONE Championship’s Yang Jian Bing dies after weight cut Horrible news out of the Philippines that 21-year old flyweight fighter Yang Jian Bing has died after his weight cut for today’s ONE Championship: Spirit of Champions event. ONE Championship confirmed the news this morning in an official statement but didn’t make mention of his weight cut. “The ONE…

September 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s heavyweight division is stuck once again, and this time Cain Velasquez isn’t the culprit. The oft-injured former champ is still slated to rematch Fabricio Werdum in an attempt to regain his title, but Werdum has told Dana White that he won’t be ready to fight until March. There has been no reason given…

August 17th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Event: TBA Date: TBA Location: TBA Venue: TBA Broadcast: TBA UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum Since June of 2010, Fabricio Werdum has been best known as the first man to legitimately defeat Fedor Emelianenko. His second run in the UFC may have changed that perception however. He has gone 6-0 since returning to the Octagon…

August 16th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has two pivotal heavyweight bouts scheduled for later this year and potentially early 2016. The UFC Heavyweight title will be on the line at a yet to be determined date, time and location as champion Fabricio Werdum defends his title against challenger and former champion Cain Velasquez. Werdum submitted Velasquez to…

August 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

No rest for the wear as UFC announced several huge match-ups for upcoming events, including heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum’s first official title defense, and he’ll have a familiar foe: Fabricio Werdum vs Cain Velasquez 2, TBA While the official location and date haven’t been announced, Werdum will rematch former champion Cain Velasquez, who he dethroned this…

June 16th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming  UFC Fight Night 69 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

June 15th, 2015
Adam Martin.

I was pretty excited going into UFC 188, and overall the card lived up to my expectations, although I still feel like it could have been better had a certain few fighters chosen to engage more instead of stinking up the joint. The card started off on Fight Pass with a well-matched featherweight bout between…

June 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the UFC 188 prop bets that cashed big for bettors. To bet on props like these in the future, go to the ‘Props’ section under ‘Fighting’ at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Fabricio Werdum wins by submission (+700)/Werdum wins in round 3 (+1800) In one of the biggest upsets in UFC heavyweight…

June 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 188. The Surprises Fabricio Werdum — Very few people were giving Werdum any credit heading into his fight against Cain Velasquez, but once again he proved why MMA is the best sport in the world as he dominated the champ and finished…

June 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s second card in Mexico City brought a very different feel from it’s debut, but in the end the same man had his hand raised and a belt wrapped around his waist. Fabricio Werdum went into the title unification bout against Cain Velasquez as a nearly 4-to-1 underdog, but quickly proved that he belonged…

June 14th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 109 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First Bellator MMA commentator Jimmy Smith joins the show to preview Bellator 138. Then we’re joined by former WWE star and MMA fighter Daniel Puder talk all about “My Life, My Power.” Finally we welcome ONE Championship CEO Victor Cui…

June 13th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

his column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 188. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira – UFC 110 Upcoming Bout: Cain Velasquez vs….

June 12th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics It’s a long-delayed title matchup a year in the making. An extended Ultimate Fighter coaching build-up and then an injury that forced Cain Velasquez from his first matchup with Fabricio Werdum means Velasquez has now been out of the cage for 602 days. The mulligan at the UFC’s Mexican debut saw Werdum knock…

June 11th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With a full crew once again, this episode of The MMA Analysis tackles UFC 188, featuring a UFC heavyweight title headliner. Even with the sad news that the opening bout of the card, featuring a legendary web presence of the early 2000s has been cancelled, your four hosts give their unique brand of entertaining breakdowns…

June 10th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 188 is a five-round title unification bout between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Velasquez is a -485 favorite (bet $485 to win $100) while Werdum is a +385 underdog (bet $100 to win $385)….

June 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes and Kountermove. Our UFC 188 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

June 7th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With all of the hype surrounding both UFC 187 and UFC 189, the return of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has somehow flown under the radar. The two-time champion will be unifying his belt with the interim title held by Fabricio Werdum in the main event of UFC 188. Velasquez, fighting for the first time…

February 25th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC has revealed the first five bouts for the UFC 188 card, which takes place June 13 at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City, Mexico, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on the five announced fights. Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum The main event is a five-round title fight…