If Fabricio Werdum was hoping to add a little drama into the mix, by arguing Cain Velasquez is an American, and not a Mexican, well, he’s done quite the job…
As you’ve probably heard by now, Werdum made the comment in Episode 1 of UFC 188’s “Embedded” series, and since then, the story has really taken off (to put it mildly). In Episode 3 Velasquez made it clear he was pretty ticked off about the comments, and signalled some animosity, which didn’t appear to exist last week.
Well, in Episode 4 , more of the follow up is documented. The camera crew is on site when Cormier gives Werdum a hard time (in a joking kind of way) about the comments, and meanwhile, Velasquez and Luke Rockhold are sitting just a few tables away. You also see Rockhold and Werdum toss some verbal darts in each other’s direction.
Of course, the UFC is jumping all over this stuff, as it’s certainly added some buzz to what is the biggest heavyweight fight in a while.
You can watch Episode 4 below. UFC 188 will go down at the Mexico City Arena.