"It would be the same thing," Werdum said. "I would knock him out."
It only took Dos Santos 80 seconds to KO Werdum during his promotional debut at UFC 90 back in 2008. Dos Santos went on to win 'Knockout of the Night' honors while Werdum was pushed out of the division.
Werdum made his way to rival Strikforce, where he would score the win of his career in a first-round submission of former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko.
Werdum then went on to lose a frustrating decision to Overeem in the Heavyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal in 2011, but has gone 6-0 since rejoining the UFC. If Dos Santos can succeed where Werdum failed, the former heavyweight champ wants his title shot.
"I think with a win I will be next in line," said Dos Santos. "I'm ready to get that belt back!"
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