Heavyweight fighter Fabricio Werdum (14-5-1) will return to the UFC and he’ll do it against TUF 10 winner, Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson (16-6).
Rumors of the bout surfaced last week, with both fighters confirming the matchup on Tuesday.
UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit is scheduled to take place on Februar 4 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The bout between Werdum and Nelson will certainly take place on the evenings pay-per-view card.
Everlast Worldwide Inc., the global leader in fight sports and fitness, today announced the signing of an exclusive, multi-year equipment contract with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. One of the most dominant heavyweights in the world, Lesnar has electrified MMA fans across the globe with wins over Shane Carwin, Frank Mir and the great Randy Couture.
UFC welterweight Dan ‘The Outlaw’ Hardy (23-7, 1NC) has seen his career reach as high as a UFC title match with current champ Georges St-Pierre back in March 2010, all the way down to being the target of vindictive fans who are quick to criticize the fighters Tweets for not training after losing four straight in the Octagon.
What seems more hurtful to the British fighter is the fact that he sees a steady stream of fighters being released from the UFC after two losses while he still remains under contract.
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