Saturday, December 3, 2022

Despite Title Chance, Werdum Wants Rematch With Fedor Over Overeem

After picking up the biggest win of his career against Fedor Emelianenko this past summer, Fabricio Werdum has been on the shelf following surgery and when he returns to the fold in early 2011, he'll look for a rematch with Fedor as opposed to a possible title shot with Alistair Overeem:

“He's still undergoing physical therapy, and physical therapy is more intense than one might imagine, and it includes a number of plyometric exercises and weightlifting. He started light training about 10 days ago, so he's progressing remarkably…. Be it against Alistair (Overeem) for the belt, although Fabricio's already beaten Alistair, so some may see that as a step back, although Alistair is a completely different fighter now. By step back, we absolutely mean no disrespect to Alistair, we just mean that they fought before and while it was a long time ago, I don't even know if it would be considered a rematch, but if it was considered a rematch there's one guy out there that