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Fabricio Werdum steps in for Mark Hunt at UFC Sydney main event

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community news, Fabricio Werdum steps in for Mark Hunt at UFC Sydney main event

Fabricio Werdum barely broke a sweat at UFC 216 and he’s already booked himself another fight.

The UFC announced Tuesday that Werdum will step in for Mark Hunt to fight Marcin Tybura (16-2) in the main event of UFC Sydney on Nov. 19. Hunt was removed from the card due to medical concerns.

Hunt was not happy with the change.

@danawhite u peice of shit motherfuker why u fuckers pull me from the fight u getting another lawsuit u fuckwit u can kiss my ass u bald headed prick u put that chicken shit bitch in get fucked cocksucker

A post shared by The Super Samoan (@markhuntfighter) on Oct 10, 2017 at 4:20pm PDT

Werdum (22-7-1) fought this past Saturday at UFC 216 in Detroit, Mich., dispatching of Walt Harris in just 65 seconds with a first-round armbar submission. Harris had stepped in as a last-second replacement for Derrick Lewis, who was forced to withdraw from the bout with a back injury just hours before his scheduled fight.

UFC Fight Night 121 takes place at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia.


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