Fabricio Werdum put on a great performance against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC on FUEL TV 10, where he was able to submit the MMA legend. In case you missed the action, you can check out highlights of this battle between two heavyweight submission experts on the clip above.
For more details, here's the play-by-play from our live blog of the night:
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum
Round 1 - Werdum started with a big leg kick, and another. Werdum threw Nogueira to the mat and tried to jump to mount, but Nog spun him back to guard. He passed to half and landed a hammer fist. Nog grabbled a leg and got up, but ate a knee in the process. Werdum landed a nice jab and a leg kick. Nogueira pressed forward with some punches and clinched up against the cage. Werdum spun away and landed a leg kick. Nog with a nice conbo and Werdum was a tad wobbly. Back to the clinch against the cage and some dirty boxing from both men. Werdum looked for a single but couldn't get it. Nogueira with a nice inside elbow. More inside boxing. 10-9 Werdum.
Round 2 - Werdum opens with a leg kick again. A jab, and three leg kicks from Werdum. Big right hand from Werdum. They both threw a few punches that missed against the cage. Back in the clunch and Werdum tried for a guillotine and got Nogueira down. Werdum looked for a kimura, then spun to pass. Werdum took his back and sank a hook. Werdum looked for an armbar, and he got it! I'm not sure if Nogueira tapped or not. Apparently it was a verbal submission Fabricio Werdum defeated Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira by submission (armbar), 2:41 of round 2