Browne came out with his big haymakers and the commentary team reminded us that a big punch could still end this because we're dealing with two big men who hit hard.
Werdum, however, fired off combinations that stunned the American and had him befuddled. He was fresh as could be, enough so that when he ended up on his back, he got to his feet by kipping up.
He was just having fun now, and a clinch led to another furious salvo. Browne's response was to stand in place against the fence and just cover his head a la Tito Ortiz when Chuck Liddell came in on him.
This was a beating.
Browne would move out and throw punches but they were slow, telegraphed, and didn't appear to have much behind them. He was bleeding from his nose and looking dazed. Werdum slowed down, likely because this was scheduled to go five rounds.
With 10 seconds left in the round, Werdum fired off a combination that included two punches and a hard kick to the head. Browne just wouldn't go down.
On to round four.