Fabricio Werdum vs. Alexander Gustafsson square off in a heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night from Fight Island on July 25th.
The big boys take to the main card this Saturday night when a pair of ranked heavyweights face off as Fabricio Werdum takes on Alexander Gustafsson live from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi as part of UFC Fight Night on ESPN+.
Werdum is 42 years old and first stepped in a UFC octagon in 2007. He’s 23-9 in his career, 9-6 in the UFC, and is the former heavyweight champion of the promotion. He defended the belt once before falling to Stipe Miocic in 2015, who has held the title ever since. The Brazilian is as comfortable on his feet as the mat, landing 3.61 strikes per minute as well as 1.71 takedowns per 15-minute fight.
Despite his #14 ranking, he hasn’t won a fight in nearly three years, falling to Alexander Volkov in March of 2018, and Alexey Oleynik 10 weeks ago ago in Jacksonville upon the return of the UFC.
Here are the betting odds at DraftKings Sportsbook for Fabricio Werdum vs. Alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Night from Abu Dhabi on July 25th: