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The former champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) heavyweight Fabricio Werdum expressed the desire to give a rematch to Russian Fedor Emelianenko. Reports about it “Cempionatam” with reference to a press-conference athlete, held after the tournament UFC Fight Island 3.
The Brazilian noted that he respects the opponent and wants to meet him in the octagon. In his opinion, all fans of mixed martial arts (MMA) would like to see this fight. Werdum added that in his understanding the 43-year-old Emelianenko — the best fighter of the mixed style.
Earlier on Sunday, 26 July, 42-year-old Werdum in the UFC tournament, which was held on “fighting island” in Abu Dhabi, won an early victory over the Swede Alexander Gustafsson.
Werdum met with Emelianenko in 2010. In that match, the Brazilian won choke in the first round.
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