Filed under: Featured , Featured Videos , News , UFC , Videos CLEVELAND – Former UFC heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum said Edmond Tarverdyan started a dustup that led to the coach getting front-kicked in the octagon. Werdum (21-6-1 MMA, 9-3 UFC) claimed Tarverdyan wanted to hit him and said he issued a light kick “just kept the distance” moments after outpointing the boxing coach’s charge , Travis Browne (18-5-1 MMA, 9-5-1 UFC) on the pay-per-view main card of Saturday’s UFC 203. “I don’t know his name, but he said, ‘Hey, shut your mouth, son of a (expletive),’ Werdum, the No. 2 fighter in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA heavyweight rankings , told MMAjunkie during the post-event press conference at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. “I said, ‘What?’ He said, ‘Mother(expletive), shut your mouth, mother(expletive).’ I didn’t do the (full) kick.
Fabricio Werdum gives his side of run-in with Travis Browne coach Edmond Tarverdyan – MMA Junkie