Fabricio Werdum Talks Roy Nelson, Says He Will Use Speed To Win

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Fabricio Werdum will make his return to the UFC this weekend at UFC 143 and takes on Roy Nelson in a heavyweight match up in Las Vegas.

Werdum discussed the bout this week in an interview with Globo and discussed the keys to victory in the fight:

“I can tell you that he'll need to keep his hands up, because a knockout might happen. He'll need to keep his hands way up, in high guard. I think I'll hit his legs a lot. Roy Nelson is very tough and can endure a lot of beating, he showed that against [Junior dos Santos], but there's always a weak spot. I'll try to look for that flaw during the fight. I think I will win with agility and mobility. I am well mentally, as well as physically, much faster and this will be determinant in this fight, due to the fact that he's slower, a fatty. It will be a very strategic fight. It's my return to the UFC, it will be very important to me. When I have the opportunity to KO or submit, I will do it. I don't like to win by points, it happens sometimes, but my prevision is this: knockout or submission. The main thing is the victory.”

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