Fabrício Werdum

Fabrício Werdum (; born July 30, 1977) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and the former UFC Heavyweight Champion. He is also a two-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion, a two-time Abu Dhabi Combat Club World Heavyweight Champion and European jiu-jitsu champion. He holds black belts in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Judo, and Muay Thai. Werdum has competed in PRIDE, the UFC, Strikeforce, and Jungle Fight. As of March 7, 2016, he is ranked #4 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings and ranked as the #2 heavyweight and #5 pound-for-pound fighter in the world by Sherdog. He was the first fighter to decisively defeat Fedor Emelianenko in mixed martial arts. He also holds notable victories over Cain Velasquez, Alistair Overeem, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and Mark Hunt.

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