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UFC 147 Live Blog: Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow

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Fabricio Werdum will battle Mike Russow in a key heavyweight match at UFC 147 on Saturday night in Brazil (Zuffa LLC via Getty Images).
Fabricio Werdum will battle Mike Russow in a key heavyweight match at UFC 147 on Saturday night in Brazil (Zuffa LLC via Getty Images).

This is the UFC 147 live blog for Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow, a heavyweight bout on Saturday night's UFC event in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Werdum, who has won his four of his past five fights, will fight Russow, who has won his past 11 fights, on the main card.

Check out the live blog below.



Round 1: Herb Dean is the referee for this heavyweight bout. Werdum goes straight for the clinch, doesn't quite connect, but he lands a big right hand which pushes Russow back. Another combo by Werdum, a clinch, and a miss with a big knee. Werdum connects on a low kick. Russow seems to be flirting with danger, rushing in and out. Werdum hits a big right uppercut to the jaw, which drops Russow to his hands and knees. Werdum follows up with a series of big right hands and Dean stops the fight as the crowd explodes.

Farbricio Werdum def. Mike Russow via TKO (strikes) at 2:28 of round one.