It almost broke it! Fabricio Werdum finished alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Island 3

It almost broke it!  Fabricio Werdum finished alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Island 3

One of the main dishes of the evening of UFC Fight Island 3 in Abu Dhabi was the debut of Alexander Gustafsson at full weight. Returning from retirement, Fabrício Werdum He had something to say about it and he let him know on the floor of the octagon. “Vai Cavalo” did everything right from the ground, after a hard knockdown and he worked the submission until he could control the Swede’s arm. Thus, he managed to provoke the surrender of his rival in just over two and a half minutes of combat.

Werdum, 42, was very happy and excited after the victory and did not want to talk about his future. Although many do not know what will happen, the image he left in the cage of the Fight Island 3 I could give you a few more contests. Uncertain is also what will happen with Gustafsson, who accumulates three defeats in a row and six in the last nine. “The Mauler” had already clarified that he did not know what he was going to do, even winning, so it will have to wait for a decision.

“I knew I had to fight one of the best standing. It was not going to be easy and that’s why we trained during all this time. From the beginning he was confident and knew he could do it by putting his back against the floor. He is a huge fighter and we have great respect for each other. Hopefully Shogun Rua and Minotauro Nogueira (both Brazilians too) give a great show, “he reported Werdum, making clear what he expects from his compatriots.

It was one of the most anticipated

«I have no words to thank. This is really very exciting for me. He is one of the best and everything is inside the cage. It was a very important fight for him and he has enormous gratitude. I thank all UFC Brazil for this. I am very happy about this. I have the best team, always with all the best spirits. They make all this possible », he closed Fabricio, who was very happy and excited about what may come in his career.

The UFC I had planned five fights in this Main Event, but Dana White wanted to add two more to make a great end of party in the Fight Island 3. The first of the most important events of the night was awarded to Khamzat Chimaev and Rhys McKee, who also did not last long in the ring. The contest ended in the first round. Then, the final stretch began for the races that everyone wanted to see. There, like most of the night, more submissions or knockouts appeared.

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