Article

Werdum returns against Rothwell at UFC 203

Looking to get back in the title race after his May loss to Stipe Miocic, former UFC heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum will make a quick return to the Octagon on September 10, as he faces No. 5-ranked contender Ben Rothwell in UFC 203 action at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Related: UFC 203 fight card

In the main event, the newly-crowned Miocic defends his title for the first time at home, as he faces Alistair Overeem.

One of the best heavyweights of this era, Brazil’s Werdum has defeated a Who’s Who of the division, including Cain Velasquez, Fedor Emelianenko, Minotauro Nogueira and Mark Hunt. Now looking to regain his title, “Vai Cavalo” can take a step in the right direction should he defeat Wisconsin’s Rothwell, who has won four of his last five, with victories over Overeem and Josh Barnett.

Media

Recent
Watch live following the event.
Jun 23, 2018
Jimmy Smith previews the Fight Night Singapore main event matchup between Donald Cerrone and Leon Edwards.
Jun 22, 2018
Hear from UFC flyweight fighter Jessica Eye as she prepares to take on Jessica Rose-Clark at Fight Night Singapore on Saturday.
Jun 22, 2018
Watch the Fight Night Singapore official weigh-ins.
Jun 22, 2018