Fabricio
Werdum
19-5-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 23 fights.
Record: 19-5-1
Summary: Ground game

Fighter Info

Nickname: Vai Cavalo
From: Porto Alegre Brazil
Fights Out Of: Los Angeles, CA USA
Age: 37
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 239 lb ( 108 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
673
57% Successful
386
Types of Successful Strikes
0
386
73% Standing
12%
15%
280
48
58
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
20
25% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
13
0
Takedown Defense
37
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Fabricio Werdum
Jun 13, 2015
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Fabricio Werdum
Nov 15, 2014
21
10
0
1
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Apr 19, 2014
121
60
2
0
0
0
3
0
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Jun 8, 2013
14
32
0
1
0
1
0
5
R2 Submission
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Jun 23, 2012
31
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Feb 4, 2012
26
91
0
0
1
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Fabricio Werdum
Strikeforce - Overeem vs. Werdum
Jun 18, 2011
32
43
0
1
0
1
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Fedor Emelianenko
Fabricio Werdum
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Werdum
Jun 26, 2010
3
1
0
0
0
3
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Rogers
Nov 7, 2009
28
24
3
0
0
0
5
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Strikeforce - Carano vs. Cyborg
Aug 15, 2009
4
3
1
0
1
1
1
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Fabricio Werdum
Oct 25, 2008
7
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Jun 7, 2008
15
15
2
0
0
0
3
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Jan 19, 2008
46
19
0
3
0
0
1
1
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Fabricio Werdum
Apr 21, 2007
28
23
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Aleksander Emelianenko
2H2H - Pride & Honor
Nov 12, 2006
4
0
1
0
1
0
3
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Fabricio Werdum
PRIDE Critical Countdown Absolute
Jul 1, 2006
44
23
1
5
1
1
1
3
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Fabricio Werdum
PRIDE Total Elimination Absolute
May 5, 2006
12
26
1
4
1
0
0
1
R2 Submission
Win
Fabricio Werdum
PRIDE 31: Unbreakable
Feb 26, 2006
56
28
2
4
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Sergei Kharitonov
Fabricio Werdum
PRIDE 30: Fully Loaded
Oct 23, 2005
43
45
1
3
2
1
0
2
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Roman Zentsov
PRIDE Final Conflict 2005
Aug 28, 2005
0
1
2
0
2
0
4
0
R1 Submission
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Tom Erikson
PRIDE 29: Fists Of Fire
Feb 20, 2005
17
6
0
1
1
0
1
1
R1 Submission
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Jungle Fight 2
May 15, 2004
8
15
1
0
0
0
2
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Jungle Fight 1
Sep 13, 2003
69
25
2
4
2
0
3
4
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Fabricio Werdum
WAFF 2
Mar 22, 2003
4
5
1
0
6
0
1
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING:  Same as all my camps - just do good conditioning in the morning and have good specific training at night.

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? When? I started when I was 20. Why? All I can say is it involved a woman.

 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 3x World Jiu Jitsu Champion (black belt) Jiu Jitsu European Champion, Jiu Jitsu Pan-American Champion (three times)

 

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Jiu Jitsu World Champion (black belt, three times), 2x (2007, 2009) ADCC World Champion, TUF Brazil 2 and TUF LATAM coach

 

Ranks in martial arts styles? Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Brown Belt in Judo. Black Belt Muay Thai

 

Do you have any heroes? My family

 

What is your favorite technique? kimura

 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a recognition of my hard work and training. I've been waiting for this moment to truly test my skills among the best of the UFC again. I'm ready for challenge.

 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

 

What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ teacher

• Russow bout was first fight in Brazil since KO win over Ebenezer Fontes Braga on May 15, 2004

• 3-1 between UFC appearances (all in Strikeforce) with wins over Fedor Emelianenko, Antonio Silva, and Mike Kyle. His only loss was via decision to Alistair Overeem in their 2011 rematch.

• Holds two TKO wins over Gabriel Gonzaga

• Nine wins by submission (1 armbar, 3 triangle armbar, 1 guillotine, 1 arm triangle, 1 triangle choke, 1 kimura, 1 RNC); six by KO

• Also owns wins over Tom Erikson, Alistair Overeem, and Aleksander Emelianenko.

• Earned his nickname from playing soccer, where he was so quick, opponents would yell “Vai Cavalo” or “go horse”

• TUF Brazil 2 and TUF LATAM coach

• On five fight winning streak

Career

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