NEW YORK (November 16, 2020): Now, the Skilled Fighters League introduced the signing of Fabricio Werdum, just one of the finest heavyweight fighters MMA has ever found. The charismatic Brazilian is a previous UFC heavyweight winner who retains notable wins above fellow heavyweight all-time greats Fedor Emelianenko, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Alistair Overeem and Cain Velasquez, who he defeated to get the UFC heavyweight title.
Werdum, a consensus top rated-3 and arguably the best heavyweight fighter in the heritage of MMA, entered absolutely free agency immediately after a Efficiency of the Night time demonstrating on UFC’s Fight Island which noticed him post Alexander Gustafsson by armbar in the very first round. Werdum and the PFL came to phrases on an distinctive deal that will have the Brazilian competing for the 2021 PFL Heavyweight Championship starting in the Spring.
“I am psyched to announce Fabricio Werdum, the Tom Brady of MMA, has signed with the Professional Fighters League,” said Peter Murray, CEO of the PFL. “Fabricio is a single of the biggest heavyweights of all time and is aware when he steps into the PFL cage this coming season, it is extra than a struggle. The PFL activity time structure offers an option to control his destiny, like all PFL fighters, with a transparent shot to get paid one more important world title and the PFL million dollar champions belt.”
The PFL heavyweight division functions 2019 champion Ali Isaev, 2019 semi-finalist Denis Goltsov and a host of new entrants which includes very regarded Justin Willis and Mohammed Usman.
“Adding a fighter at the environment champion caliber of Fabricio Werdum is next amount for the Experienced Fighters League,” stated Ray Sefo, President of PFL Fighter Operations. “I know the rest of the league’s heavyweight fighters are as thrilled as I am with Fabricio joining the PFL for the 2021 time starting in April.”
PFL 2021 Year Routine
The PFL’s 2021 season will get started on April 23 on ESPN2. The remaining Normal Period situations will take spot on April 29, May perhaps 6, June 10, June 17, and June 25.
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