The black belt in judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champion Fabricio Werdum entered this fight with a professional record of 21-6-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 heavyweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing the Ufc belt against current #1 Stipe Miocic (=Werdum vs Miocic) but then he has beat Travis Browne (=Werdum vs Browne 2).
His opponent, the former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream world champion Alistair Overeem, has a mma record of 42-15-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.3 in the same weight class. He also lost to Stipe Miocic in 2016 (=Miocic vs Overeem) but he came back to win in 2017 against Mark Hunt (=Overeem vs Hunt 2). In their previous fights Overeem had beat Werdum in 2006 while, five years later, ‘Vai Cavalo’ took revenge on “The Reem” (=Overeem vs Werdum II). Alistair Overeem vs Fabricio Werdum 3 is on the undercard of Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker – UFC 213. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 213: Nunes vs Shevchenko
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC 213 fight card (main fights):
Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker
Fabricio Werdum vs Alistair Overeem 3
Daniel Omielanczuk vs Curtis Blaydes
Anthony Pettis vs Jim Miller
Travis Browne vs Alexey Oleynik
Werdum’s previous fight: Fabricio Werdum vs Travis Browne 2
Overeem 3’s previous fight: Alistair Overeem vs Mark Hunt 2
Werdum’s next fight: Fabricio Werdum vs Walt Harris
Overeem’s next fight: Alistair Overeem vs Francis Ngannou
Werdum vs Overeem 3 Fight Video:
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