UFC 147 Round-by-Round Review: Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow

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Round 1: They touch 'em up and get after it, Russow moving in first with a double jab. Werdum lands a solid straight right behind a jab. Russow is moving backward early on as Werdum pressures with strikes. Russow presses Werdum into the fence, but Werdum shakes him off and circles out. Werdum is demonstrating his improved striking, attacking with punches, knees and kicks to great effect so far. Werdum drops Russow with a mean right uppercut. Russow turtles up and Werdum takes his back, pounding away until the ref has to call it off. Absolute dominance from Vai Cavallo.

Fabricio Werdum defeated Mike Russow via TKO (strikes) 2:28 of round 1

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