Archive: Paulo Filho

Nov 7, 2014 4:58 am

Paulo Filho Shooting Update

Former WEC champion, Paulo Filho updates us on his condition, following his brush with death. (English users must turn on captions)

Nov 3, 2014 5:46 pm

Paulo Filho To Undergo Second Surgery After Being Shot

Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil last week, and was forced to undergo surgery on October 29th, five days after the incident occurred. Filho spoke to MMAFighting to discuss the details about the incident that saw him get shot in the leg, and the surgery he will be undergoing on Thursday. “They will insert a...

Oct 30, 2014 4:23 pm

Report: Paulo Filho Shot In Brazil, Condition Unknown

Former WEC middleweight champion, Paulo Filho is finding himself under fire, and not his usual type. Instead, the former champion, and one-time P4P prospect, was actually shot in the leg, according to reports. MMAFighting.com broke the story: [Filho] had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and was shot...

Oct 5, 2014 9:50 am

Paulo Filho Denies Having Seizure

Last month, Paulo Filho was pulled at the last minute from his bout at Fatality Arena 7 after reportedly having a seizure. Now Filho is speaking out about the incident, insisting that he didn’t have a seizure, but instead decided to respect himself by not fighting due to emotional issues. Filho, who has had a...

Sep 22, 2014 8:29 am

Paulo Filho Hospitalized After Having Pre-Fight Seizure

The once dominant PRIDE FC fighter Paulo Filho has been hospitalized in Brazil after suffering a seizure before he was slated to fight Amilcar Alvez at Fatality Arena 7 last night. MMAFighting’s Guilherme Cruz broke the story. Filho started his career going 16-0, even winning the WEC championship. Filho picked up wins over elite level...

Feb 11, 2014 8:00 am

Paulo Filho tastes defeat yet again

Long past his glory days in the WEC and Pride, Paulo Filho has lost yet another bout. This time Filho faced off for the middleweight title against Andre Muniz at Bitetti Combat 19 which took place at the Tropical Hotel arena in Manaus, Brazil last Thursday. Filho, a black belt in Brazilian Jui-Jitsu and Judo,...

Feb 4, 2014 6:29 am

Paulo Filho Fights over Contract with World Series of Fighting

Former WEC middleweight champion and PRIDE veteran, Paulo Filho, is currently in the middle of a three round fight for his contract against the World Series of Fighting and it’s president, Ray Sefo. Filho is stating that even though he signed a multi-fight contract with WSOF in early 2013, a lackluster three-round performance against David...

Mar 23, 2013 7:56 pm

WSOF 2 Results: Branch Uses Wrestling to Dominate Filho, Calls for Title Shot | MMA News

  David Branch picked up his second World Series of Fighting win with a workman-like unanimous decision against Paulo Filho at WSOF 2 on Saturday. Branch, who defeated Dustin Jacoby by decision at the inaugural WSOF event in November, used superior wrestling to control and dominate Filho. Two of the judges scored the fight 30-27,...