UFC 143 | Roy Nelson vs Fabricio WerdumCategory: MMA
MATCHUP: Roy “Big Country” Nelson vs Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum
EVENT: UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit
DATE: February 4, 2012
VENUE: Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada
FIGHT DETAILS: Roy Nelson will meet Fabricio Werdum in a non-title Heavyweight bout.
Nelson from USA (16 wins – 6 losses, 9 KOs/5 submissions) is the last International Fight League Heavyweight Champion. He was also the The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Tournament winner.
Werdum from Brazil (14 wins – 5 losses, 4 KOs/8 submissions) is a two-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion, a two-time ADCC world heavyweight champion and European Jiu-Jitsu champion.
FIGHT RESULT: Werdum defeated Nelson via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27).
Watch the Roy Nelson vs Fabricio Werdum fight video below: