Fabricio Werdum Net Worth-How Much are the Earnings of Fabricio Werdum?

Fabricio Werdum Net Worth-How Much are the Earnings of Fabricio Werdum?

Facts of Fabricio Werdum Net Worth-How Much are the Earnings of Fabricio Werdum?

Net worth$1 million
Date of Birth:1977 July 30
First NameFabricio
Last NameWerdum
AkaVai Cavalo
Age:46 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch

Fabricio Werdum is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and former UFC Heavyweight Champion having the net worth of $3 million. He is a two-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion, a two time Abu Dhabi combat club world heavyweight champion and European Jiu-Jitsu champion Mixed Martial Artist competing in UFC Heavyweight Division.

How Much are the Earnings of Fabricio Werdum?

Fabricio Werdum has a net worth of $1 million. He is related to some biggest brands like Reebok and Bud-Light. UFC in recent days is counted among one of the best paying sports which undoubtedly pays it’s fighters well. His source of income is from the UFC and MMA.

Fabricio earns a good amount of salary from the fight business and has an attractive net worth too. His earnings per fight to be around $300,000, Reebok endorses is $15,000 and Budlight, as well as Monster energy drink, also adds up to his fight day pay-cheque.As per the report, Fabricio makes around $350 thousands per fight of around $1 million. 

Fabricio Werdum MMA Career and Pride FC

To improve his stand up, Fabricio joined the academy from Curitiba, Brazil, Chute Boxe and he sharpened his skill-set over the years.

Fabricio debuted in PRIDE FC against Tom Erikson and won by submission in 2005. He had victory over Roman Zentsov in pride Final conflict, but he had his first MMA defeat against Sergei Kharitonov in pride 30 on October 23, 2005.

Fabricio faced Alistair Overeem in his first match of the tournament in 2006 Pride open weight Grand Prix and won by submission Kimura. In the quarterfinals, Fabricio is defeated by Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira who is a former PRIDE heavyweight champion via unanimous decision, but in 2-hot-2 handle, Werdum beat Alexander Emelianenko in a Heavyweight bout by submission. He fought in PRIDE-FC until the organization fell and he had a five-fight win streak there.

Fabricio Werdum's Induction to UFC After Success with Pride FC

On April 21, 2007, At UFC 70, Fabricio debuted in the UFC. He lost through unanimous decision against former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski. Fabricio began to train in Brazil after his loss at Chute Boxe Academy.

On January 19, 2008, Fabricio had victory over Gabriel Gonzaga by total knockout at UFC 80 as well as he defeated Brandon Vera at UFC 85 by TKO in the 1st round. Werdum was defeated by Junior dos Santos in UFC 90 by a knockout on October 25, 2008.

Fabricio signed with Strikeforce after leaving UFC. At Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg, he debuted by defeating Mike Kyle. He went to defeat Antonio Silva at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers by a unanimous decision. On June 18, 2011, he forced former Pride heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko to tap out through triangle/armbar at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum. At Strikeforce: Dallas on June 18, 2011, Werdum lost to Alistair Overeem on June 18, 2011.

As per the report, Fabricio returned to the UFC on November 8, 2011, after penning a new contract. Werdum faced Roy Nelson at UFC 143 as well as won the fight. In his later years in UFC, he went on to defeat Mike Russow, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, and Travis Browne.

At UFC 180, Fabricio faced Mark hunt instead of Velasquez. He defeated Hunt for the interim UFC Heavyweight Championship and became the Heavyweight Champion At UFC 188, Fabricio met Velasquez and won the contest by guillotine choke.

In 2016, at UFC 198 he lost his Heavyweight Championship against Stipe Miocic which was also his first defeat since June 2011.After that, Fabricio has a fight with Travis Browne, Ali stair Overeem, Walt Harris and Marcin Tybura among which he has a defeat against Alistair Overeem only. He has also won nine fights in his last eleven matches.

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Fabricio Werdum Early Life

Fabricio Werdum was born on July 30, 1977, in Porto Alegre, the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He is the son of Verlau Werdum and Celia Maria Silveira with two siblings, Felipe Werdum and Fabiana Werdum. He spent his early childhood with an aunt because his parents got divorced. During his School life, he was a good student. 

Fabricio Werdum Personal Life

Talking about personal life, Fabricio Werdum got engaged to Karine Groff. The couple was blessed with two children, Joanna Werdum and Julia Werdum.


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