Fabricio Werdum believes defeating Fedor was key to his UFC returnPosted on December 25, 2011, 12:50 PM by Joey Santosus
Top Heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum, who will face Roy Nelson at UFC 143, discusses his opponent, and shares his thoughts on making his octagon return. Werdum expresses gratitude for those who played a role in his return to the promotion, and says that his victory over Fedor Emelianenko was likely what led to the invitation.
"I think that (Twitter campaign) was very important. They helped me a lot, all of my fans, so I'd like to thank them. Of course, it was not only that which brought me back to the UFC. I think it was my victories, especially my victory over Fedor Emelianenko was one of my stronger points. My training, I was training (when they called), when they offer me any fight, I'll be ready to fight."
Further Reading: Fabricio Werdum promises to KO or get KO'ed at UFC 143