The black belt in judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Hw champ Fabricio Werdum entered this fight with a pro record of 23-9-1 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 heavyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive losses, against Alexey Oleynik (Alexey Oleynik vs Fabricio Werdum) and Alexander Volkov (Fabricio Werdum vs Alexander Volkov); before this bout, in 2017, he had beat Marcin Tybura (Fabricio Werdum vs Marcin Tybura).
His opponent, Alexander Gustafsson, has an official mma record of 18-6-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 light heavyweight but he won just two out of his last six fights, the last one against Glover Teixeira in 2017 (Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira); after this bout he has lost to Jon Jones (in their rematch, Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2) and to Anthony Smith (Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith). Gustafsson vs Werdum is on the undercard of Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till – UFC on ESPN 14 (UFC Fight Island). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on ESPN 14: Whittaker vs. Till
Where: Flash Forum, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC on ESPN 14 fight card (main fights):
Robert Whittaker vs Darren Till
Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira 3
Fabricio Werdum vs Alexander Gustafsson
Marina Rodriguez vs Carla Esparza
Werdum’s next fight: Fabricio Werdum vs Renan Ferreira
Gustafsson’s next fight: Nikita Krylov vs Alexander Gustafsson
Werdum vs Gustafsson Fight Video:
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