Fabricio Werdum interview, talks first JDS fight + TUF and future

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  1. MMABr

    MMABr Brown Belt

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    Source in portuguese: http://extra.globo.com/esporte/em-alta-no-ufc-werdum-sonha-com-cinturao-terei-prazer-em-coloca-lo-em-jogo-contra-cigano-7276388.html

    On his fight against JDS, and how it changed him and his view on MMA and being a professional + intentions of rematch:

    TUF:

    Did my best with the translation! Werdum has often addressed this issue and how his loss against JDS basically changed his life as a professional and his approach towards training properly and never looking past an opponent. He overlooked him that time and, clearly, payed for it (inbeforeJDSkoingWerdum gif). Many might disagree, but he has improved a lot since then and I think a rematch would play very differently.

    With all that said: VAI CAVALO! I hope he beats Big Nog and gets a shot after Overeem (if he beats Bigfoot). Would deserve it IMO.
     
  2. Evangelion

    Evangelion Silver Belt

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    no way Werdum faces Overeem if they both win. They wouldn't fight until fall and would leave Cain with no opponent. You don't leave the champion on the sidelines to make an unneeded #1 contender bout.

    More likely is Cain vs Overeem in May then the winner fights Werdum in the fall.
     
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    Cool stuff, thanks for the post man. Good comments.
     
  4. MMABr

    MMABr Brown Belt

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    Where did I say that? I meant that, if Werdum beats Minotauro he should get the shot after Cain/AO happens (if Overeem defeats Bigfoot, clearly).
     
  5. Jay Jay

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    Werdum obviously has a lot of respect for Big Nog. Nice sportsmanship!
     
  6. Sivo The Ram

    Sivo The Ram Black Belt

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    werdum is my favorite hw. seems like a real cool guy
     
  7. TheApolloKid

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    thanks TS! def cant wait for Werdum vs Nog. big Nog fan but i still hope Werdum gets the W to make things much more interesting at the top.
     
  8. ncboy

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    Nice guy. Don't think he can beat JDS though. It'd be a repeat.
     
  9. TankAbbott4Eva

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    Yeah probably this unfortunately, can't see him breaking into the JDS/Cain/AO territory, may be the best guy outside of those three though.
     
  10. TripLikeIDo

    TripLikeIDo Green Belt

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    Thanks MMABr. Sherdog should really look into having people like yourself to translate articles for them. That way we don't have to deal with trying to decipher GoogleTranslate stuff into English.
     
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