Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum Headlines UFC on FUEL 10

The Coaches of TUF Brazil 2 will collide when former UFC and PRIDE champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and submission wizard, Fabricio Werdum headline UFC on FUEL 10 in Fortaleza, Brazil on June 8th, 2013. UFC Tonight revealed the news during their Tuesday night broadcast.

This marks a rematch between the two, Nogueira handed Werdum a decision loss at Pride Critical Countdown Absolute in July of 2006 in the quarterfinal round of the open-weight grand prix.

Nogueira has seen his ups and downs over his seven fights inside the octagon. He rebounded from an arm-breaking first round submission defeat to Frank Mir by tapping out Dave Herman at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Werdum recently returned to the UFC after a successful run with Strikeforce including a victory over long time number one ranked heavyweight in the world, Fedor Emelianenko. He has won five of his last six fights including wins over Roy Nelson and Mike Russow inside the octagon.

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