Fabricio
Werdum
18-5-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 23 fights.
Record: 18-5-1
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
636
57% Successful
365
Types of Successful Strikes
0
365
73% Standing
13%
14%
266
48
51
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
17
29% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
13
0
Takedown Defense
50
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Fabricio Werdum Nov 15, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Mark Hunt -- -- -- --
Win
Fabricio Werdum Apr 19, 2014
121 2 0 3 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Travis Browne 60 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira Jun 8, 2013
14 0 0 0 R2 Submission
Fabricio Werdum 32 1 1 5
Win
Fabricio Werdum Jun 23, 2012
31 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Mike Russow 3 0 0 0
Win
Roy Nelson Feb 4, 2012
26 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fabricio Werdum 91 0 0 1
Loss
Alistair Overeem
Strikeforce - Overeem vs. Werdum
Jun 18, 2011
32 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fabricio Werdum 43 1 1 0
Win
Fedor Emelianenko
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Werdum
Jun 26, 2010
3 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Fabricio Werdum 1 0 3 0
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Rogers
Nov 7, 2009
28 3 0 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Antonio Silva 24 0 0 0
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Strikeforce - Carano vs. Cyborg
Aug 15, 2009
4 1 1 1 R1 Submission
Mike Kyle 3 0 1 0
Loss
Junior Dos Santos Oct 25, 2008
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Fabricio Werdum 6 0 0 0
Win
Fabricio Werdum Jun 7, 2008
15 2 0 3 R1 KO/TKO
Brandon Vera 15 0 0 0
Win
Fabricio Werdum Jan 19, 2008
46 0 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Gabriel Gonzaga 19 3 0 1
Loss
Andrei Arlovski Apr 21, 2007
28 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fabricio Werdum 23 0 0 0
Win
Fabricio Werdum
2H2H - Pride & Honor
Nov 12, 2006
4 1 1 3 R1 Submission
Aleksander Emelianenko 0 0 0 0
Loss
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Critical Countdown Absolute
Jul 1, 2006
44 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fabricio Werdum 23 5 1 3
Win
Fabricio Werdum
PRIDE Total Elimination Absolute
May 5, 2006
12 1 1 0 R2 Submission
Alistair Overeem 26 4 0 1
Win
Fabricio Werdum
PRIDE 31: Unbreakable
Feb 26, 2006
56 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
John-Olav Einemo 28 4 0 1
Loss
Sergei Kharitonov
PRIDE 30: Fully Loaded
Oct 23, 2005
43 1 2 0 R3 Decision - Split
Fabricio Werdum 45 3 1 2
Win
Fabricio Werdum
PRIDE Final Conflict 2005
Aug 28, 2005
0 2 2 4 R1 Submission
Roman Zentsov 1 0 0 0
Win
Fabricio Werdum
PRIDE 29: Fists Of Fire
Feb 20, 2005
17 0 1 1 R1 Submission
Tom Erikson 6 1 0 1
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Jungle Fight 2
May 15, 2004
8 1 0 2 R2 KO/TKO
Ebenezer Braga 15 0 0 0
Win
Fabricio Werdum
Jungle Fight 1
Sep 13, 2003
69 2 2 3 R3 KO/TKO
Gabriel Gonzaga 25 4 0 4
Win
Fabricio Werdum
WAFF 2
Mar 22, 2003
4 1 6 1 R1 Submission
Christophe Midoux 5 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING:  Mon-Wed-Fri I train MMA and Muay Thai at Kings MMA. Tuesday I train wrestling at my gym Werdum Combat Team with Kenny Johnson. Wed-Sat boxing with Justin Fortune. My conditioning training I do with Jarrod Bunch and my BJJ training on Tuesday and Thursday with Rubens Charles "Cobrinha"

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?
Jiu Jitsu World Champion (blue belt), Jiu Jitsu European Champion,  Jiu Jitsu Pan-American Champion (three times)

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
Jiu Jitsu World Champion (black belt, two times), 2007 ADCC World Champion

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

Do you have any heroes?
My family

What is your favorite technique?
 Kimura

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
I’m excited to fight in the Octagon.  I’ll show my best performance and prove that I am also one of the best HW in the world.

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, five by knockout

•    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 coach

Career

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