Fabricio Werdum Leaves The UFC

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Updated: November 10, 2008
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Following the devastating knockout loss to Junior Dos Santos at UFC 90, UFC heavyweight top contender Fabricio Werdum has apparently not come to terms on a new contract and has left the UFC, according to MMAWeekly.

Sources indicate that Werdum was expecting a title shot, but the KO derailed any chance of that happening anytime soon. The Chute Box fighter will likely try to negotiate a spot in the US based Affliction promotion or possibly DREAM or Sengoku in Japan.

6 Comments

  1. tom

    November 10, 2008 at 3:01 am

    i think he should have fight brock before brock fight randy..but whatever

  2. roy

    November 10, 2008 at 3:54 am

    i am not a fan of werdums but he is a top hw, its a shame to see another top hw leave the ufc, after the 4 man tourney who are these guys going to fight that are true top hw's.

  3. Dave

    November 10, 2008 at 4:46 am

    it seems like everytime i turn around the UFC is losing someone. They need to start paying their fighters more

  4. STEVEO

    November 10, 2008 at 6:47 am

    wow the heavyweight division just keeps getting better.

  5. dane drebin

    November 10, 2008 at 11:45 am

    on sherdog someone posted that werdum released a statement that said this was false and the ufc had not released him

  6. Oswald Gobblecock

    November 10, 2008 at 4:44 pm

    It's probably true, this site usually is correct with their reports from what i've seen.

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