Fabricio Werdum Could Face Brendan Schaub at UFC 141 in Las Vegas, NV

In a huge rumor released today, Strikeforce heavyweight submission wizard, Fabricio Werdum has not only resigned with the UFC but has a opponent lined up and ready to go, top heavyweight prospect, Brendan Schaub at UFC 141 in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 30th, 2011. The news was revealed by Swedish site MMANytt.se, there is no official word from the UFC yet.

Werdum was last seen being outclassed and defeated by Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem via unanimous decision. He was widely criticised in that bout for repeatedly pulling guard throughout the entire fight.

Schaub is coming off a first round TKO loss to former UFC and PRIDE champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a loss that put his dream of a title shot to rest for now.

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