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Fabricio Werdum opens comedy club in Brazil

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MMA: UFC 203-Werdum vs Browne John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Funny how? Like a clown? I amuse you?

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Fabricio Werdum is planning for the day when he no longer competes in mixed martial arts (MMA), which at age 39, may be just around the corner.

In addition to his many investments outside of combat sports, “Vai Cavalo” — no stranger to gags — is getting into the humor business, opening a comedy club in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

From Combate (via Bloody Elbow):

"This new chapter of my life is something I wanted bad. I always liked comedy. People who know me know I'm always joking around. I'm no comedian, but I know them all. I have a good relationship with Brazilian comics such as Tom Cavalcanti, Leandro Hassum and Luiz Franca, who is my partner in this. I'm very grateful to be able to do two things I really enjoy."

Let’s hope it does better than Johny Hendricks’ steakhouse.

Werdum (21-6-1) is coming off a unanimous decision win over Travis Browne at the UFC 203 pay-per-view (PPV) event last September and is expected to return at UFC 211 this May in Dallas, Texas.

Depending on the outcome of this.