Fredson Paixão Melo Also know as "King Of The Wrist Locks" (born May 13, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. He is a member of the Gracie Barra Combat Team Academy. His last fight was originally a split decision loss to Cole Province, but was changed to 'No Contest' after Province tested positive for banned substances during a post-fight screening at WEC 42.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|13||9 wins||3 losses|
|Win||9-3-1(NC)||Courtney Buck||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz||March 6, 2010||1||2:39||Columbus, Ohio, USA|
|Template:NocontestNC||8-3-1(NC)||Cole Province||No Contest||WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles||August 9, 2009||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA||Originally lost via split decision; result overturned after Province tests positive for banned substances in post-fight drug test.|
|Loss||8-3||Wagnney Fabiano||Decision (Unanimous)||WEC 40: Torres vs. Mizugaki||April 5, 2009||3||5:00||Chicago, Illinois, USA||WEC debut|
|Win||8-2||Thomas Denny||Submission (Armbar)||GFC - Evolution||May 19, 2007||1||4:32||Columbus, Ohio, USA|
|Win||7-2||Masakazu Imanari||Decision (Majority)||DEEP - 25 Impact||August 4, 2005||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||6-2||Marcos Galvao||Decision||JF 6 - Jungle Fight 6||April 29, 2006||3||Manaus, Brazil|
|Win||6-1||Mike French||Submission (Armbar)||GFC - Team Gracie vs Team Hammer House||March 3, 2006||2||0:42||Columbus, Ohio, USA|
|Win||5-1||Miljan Djurasinovic||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||JF 5 - Jungle Fight 5||November 26, 2005||1||Manaus, Brazil|
|Win||4-1||Jean Robert Monier||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||JF 4 - Jungle Fight 4||May 21, 2005||3||Manaus, Brazil|
|Win||3-1||Fabio Mello||Decision (Unanimous)||JF 3 - Jungle Fight 3||October 23, 2004||3||5:00||Manaus, Brazil|
|Win||2-1||Andre Rodrigues||TKO||PF 1 - Papucaia Fight||September 11, 2004||N/A||N/A||Papucaia, Brazil|
|Loss||1-1||Yoshiro Maeda||Decision (Unanimous)||Pancrase - Brave 7||August 22, 2004||3||5:00||Osaka, Japan|
|Win||1-0||Rani Yahya||Decision||JF 2 - Jungle Fight 2||May 15, 2004||3||5:00||Manaus, Brazil|
- ↑ Province: 'Definitely Guilty' of Ingesting Banned Substance. sherdog.com (2009-08-17).
- ↑ Caraway vs. Paixao latest addition to WEC card. mmaweekly.com (2010-01-28). Archived from the original on 2010-03-11.
- ↑ Courtney Buck Replaces Bryan Caraway, Fights Fredson Paixao at WEC 47. mmafrenzy.com (2010-02-11).