"I have to respect him because he’s the man. So I’m really dedicating myself for this fight. I’m confident and I’ll surprise the MMA world. Not a lot of people believe in me. Since the guy is the best, a lot of folks say there’s no way I can win. But no problem. It’s good to go in as the underdog, because surprises always happen. A fight’s a fight. How often do they say so-and-so is going to win and then he loses? I’ll win this fight. Folks will only believe it when I win."
-Former PRIDE and UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum is next in line for a crack at Fedor Emelianenko at the upcoming Strikeforce event planned for June. "Vai Cavalo" believes he has the skills and the resume to overcome the WAMMA champion but is facing "The Last Emperor," who notched his 27th straight win by stopping Brett Rogers last November, biting off more than he can chew?