UFC 80: Gabriel Gonzaga to face Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio Werdum has been inactive since fighting Andrei Arlovski at UFC 70-Nations Collide.  Many expected a much better performance by the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu master as he lost via a unanimous decision.  The former PrideFC heavyweight will look to face a rematch fight with Gabriel Gonzaga who lost to Randy Couture for the heavyweight title.  Both of these black belt BJJ masters have already fought before at the Jungle Fight 1 tournament held in Brazil where Werdum finished Gonzaga off in the third round via TKO-strikes in September of 2003.

Gabriel Gonzaga lost his chance in acquiring the heavyweight belt in a very brutal war that kept him farther away from the title.  According to, he will look for revenge upon Werdum when he faces him at UFC 80.  Both men are coming back into the octagon with losses, so expect another action-packed bout between the 2 Brazilians.

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