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  • 6 years ago
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WEC middleweight champ Paulo Filho (16-0) has pulled out of a March 26 title fight and rematch with Chael Sonnen (19-9-1) to check himself into an undisclosed rehabilation center, the organization announced on Thursday. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The former WEC champ and Pride FC star is facing a second leg surgery after being shot at a Rio de Janeiro party. We posted last week the news that former World Extreme Combat Middlweight champ Paulo Filho was shot at a party in Brazil and underwent surgery but not much was known at the time. Now MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz has caught up with the troubled fighter and gotten more information. Filho revealed he will undergo a second surgery on Thursday "to insert a metal rod, just like Anderson read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil and his current condition is unknown. Once considered among the sport's elite, Paulo Filho has fallen on tough times as of late. The former WEC champ has only won 1 out of his last 7 bout amidst personal problems and substance abuse. His troubles hasn't stopped there as this past Tuesday, the 36-year-old was shot in the leg and ended up in surgery. MMA Fighting has it: The former WEC champion had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Paulo Filho was shot in the leg at a party in Rio de Janeiro, and the PRIDE veteran finally opened up about everything that happened on Oct. 26. It was reported on Oct. 29 that Filho had been hospitalized after being shot, but few details were available at that moment. Five days later, Filho spoke to MMAFighting.com about the incident, and revealed that he will have to undergo a second surgery on Thursday. "They will insert a metal rod, just like they did with Anderson Silva, into my femur," Fil read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former WEC middleweight champion Paulo Filho was reportedly shot in the leg during a house party on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and rushed into surgery. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Paulo Filho was shot in Brazil and his current condition is unknown. Once considered among the sport's elite, Paulo Filho has fallen on tough times as of late. The former WEC champ has only won 1 out of his last 7 bout amidst personal problems and substance abuse. His troubles hasn't stopped there as this past Tuesday, the 36-year-old was shot in the leg and ended up in surgery. MMA Fighting has it: The former WEC champion had a discussion with a man during a party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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SAO GONCALO, Brazil -- An apparent seizure kept Paulo Filho out of his scheduled fight in Brazil on Sunday night. A former WEC middleweight champion and PRIDE veteran, Filho was supposed to take on UFC veteran Amilcar Alves in the Fatality Arena 7 main event in Sao Goncalo, but was pulled from the bout hours before the fight. According to Osiris Maia, member of the Brazilian Mixed Martial Arts Confederation (CBMMA), Maia suffered a seizure. "Paulo was apparently hospitalized this morning after s read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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The World Extreme Cagefighting organization recently announced the full card for its March 26 event, and despite some initial hesitation, WEC middleweight champion Paulo Filho (16-0) will fight Chael Sonnen (19-9-1) after all. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Despite announcing this week that he was pulling out of a March 26 WEC middleweight title defense versus Chael Sonnen, Paulo Filho will put the belt up after all, the Brazilian's manager, Ed Soares, informed Sherdog.com Thursday afternoon. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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In an article on Tatame.com, WEC middleweight champion, Paulo Filho’s boxing coach, Josuel Distak states that Filho’s next fight will be a rematch against the last man he defeated, Chael Sonnen, in March. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former World Extreme Cage Fighting and Pride Fighting Championships competitor Paulo Filho was shot in the leg at a party in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night, according to a report by Psicoticos por VT. read news >>

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