Well, that was certainly strange. Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne had it all - a flying side kick to the face three seconds in, dislocated fingers, controversy, and even a front kick thrown at a cornerman after the bout. Yes, really. Check out the video highlights of Werdum's decision win above, or read the play-by-play of the final round (and the kick) below.
Round 3 - Body shot from Werdum. Slow pace again early in the third. Body kick from Werdum, and a right hook. This is basically a sparring session right now. Werdum is winning, but he's doing himself no favors. Werdum looked for a leg but Browne pulled away. Browne missing with nearly everything he throws. Which isn't much. Werdum pressures a bit. Left hook actually connects for Browne. Werdum with a leg kick. Werdum with a left, a knee, and then a right. Browne with a right, but Werdum smiled at him. Head kick from Browne, and again, but they were both blocked. Hard straight right by Browne. He's finally waking up, but it's way too late. Werdum went for a weird leg scissor takedown that was not even close. Werdum with a straight left. Body shot from Browne. Both of them miss. 10-9 Browne I guess. But 29-28 Werdum.
Wow. Werdum just threw a front kick at Edmund Tarverdyan while they were waiting for the decision! Browne's camp is pissed, they just got thrown out of the cage. The crowd is booing. That was wild.
Fabricio Werdum defeats Travis Browne by unanimousd decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)