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Report: Paulo Filho undergoes surgery after getting shot in Brazil

Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) middleweight champion and current Bitetti Combat punching bag Paulo Filho is back in the news this week. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, as "Ely" took...Show More Summary

Arona Says He Rejected Strikeforce Offer and That He’s Targeting an Early 2012 Return…For Real

(Arona's finally ready to put down the surfboard.) Ricardo Arona has been pledging a return to action pretty much every year since his last bout in 2009 against Marvin Eastman at Bitetti Combat 4, but has failed to deliver on the promise. Show More Summary

Former WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho (21-2-1) was in action last night (Dec. 4) where he...

Former WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho (21-2-1) was in action last night (Dec. 4) where he earned a unanimous decision over Yuki Sasaki (22-18-1) at Bitetti Combat 8 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Full results from the card (via Sherdog): Glover Teixeira def. Show More Summary

MMA Quick Quote: Paulo Filho no-showed Bitetti Combat 6 because it didn't pay what he deserved

"We didn’t have a financial agreement. The purse was too low comparing from what I’m used to receiving and it’s bad for the fighter’s career. [The media] said I’m having problems with drugs and medicines … You can test me and you’ll see … I’m great. Show More Summary

Thales Leites wins, Paulo Filho withdrawals from Bitetti Combat MMA 6

Thales Leites, Glover Teixeira and Danillo Villefort were among the winners at Friday's Bitetti Combat MMA 6 event, but perhaps the biggest story coming out of Friday's show is the withdrawal of former WEC champion Paulo Filho from the...Show More Summary

Bitetti Combat 6 results and recap

Amaury Bitetti's fast-rising Bitetti Combat staged its sixth event in Brasilia, Brazil on Thursday, February 25.The fight card was plagued with a series of late withdrawals - most notably the retreat of the embattled middleweight, Paulo...Show More Summary

“Personal Problems” Causes Paulo Filho To Withdraw From Bitetti Combat 6, Leites Fills In

Paulo Filho, once considered a top middleweight in the world, has once again left a promotion scrambling for a replacement after dropping out of Bitetti Combat 6, according to Tatame. Luckily Thales Leites was available and will replace Filho against Yuki Sasaki. Leites is coming off a unanimous decision win over Dean Lister at MFC [...]

Paulo Filho out, Thales Leites in against Yuki Sasaki at Bitetti Combat 6

PRIDE veteran and former WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho has withdrawn from his Feb. 25 bout against Yuki Sasaki at Bitetti Combat 6 due to "personal problems" according to a report from Tatame.com. Stepping in for him as a last...Show More Summary

Bitetti Combat 6: Paulo Filho vs Yuki Sasaki booked for Feb. 25

The Bitetti Combat 6 fight card continues to take shape with former WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho (19-1) agreeing to meet Japanese stalwart Yuki Sasaki (22-16-1) on Feb. 25 in Brazil. The talented-but-troubled Filho has been all over the map, both figuratively and literally since his bizarre loss to Chael Sonnen at WEC 36 in November 2008. Show More Summary

Bitetti Combat 6: Kazushi Sakuraba sought as potential opponent for Paulo Filho on Feb. 25

The organization of Bitetti Combat is making every effort to sign legendary mixed martial artist Kazushi Sakuraba to fight in Brazil against Paulo Filho at the promotion's upcoming sixth event on Feb 25, according to Tatame.com. Alex...Show More Summary

Paulo Filho and "Ninja Rua win at Bitetti Combat 5 in Brazil

Former WEC middleweight champion Paulo Filho and ex-EliteXC middleweight title-holder Murilo "Ninja" Rua both picked up stoppage victories at this past weekend's Bitetti Combat 5 event. The show took place this past Saturday, Dec. 12,...Show More Summary

Ninja Rua, Paulo Filho and Carina Damm Victorious at Bitetti Combat 5

While Memphis, Tennessee played host to UFC 107, the MMA hotbed in the Southern hemisphere showcased Bitetti Combat Nordeste - Bitetti Combat 5. Taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Saturday, December 12, the seven-fight card featured...Show More Summary

Jeff Monson meets Travis Fulton on Dec. 12; "The Snowman" not yet Strikeforce-bound

UFC and PRIDE veteran Jeff Monson (31-9) has been linked to both Brazil's Bitetti Combat and the California-based Strikeforce promotion in recent weeks, but "The Snowman" is currently only heading to one place. Alabama. Monson meets MMA super-veteran Travis Fulton (191-45-11) in a heavyweight main event at Thunder Promotions' "Alabama Pride" event on Dec. 12 in Birmingham, Ala.

Bitetti Combat: Paulo Filho in, Pedro Rizzo out of the fifth event

"Paulo Filho is confirmed. He couldn’t fight in Japan recently and was calling me everyday willing to fight at Bitetti Combat. He has been training very hard to erase any bad impression. His opponent will be a Japanese fighter who still has to be confirmed. Show More Summary

Overeem, Rizzo, "Ninja," Monson and Speer part of Bitetti Combat 5

A handful of notables, including former UFC heavyweight champion Pedro Rizzo, one-time top UFC heavyweight contender Jeff Monson and PRIDE veteran Murilo "Ninja" Rua, have been announced for the next installment of Bitetti Combat. Bitetti Combat 5 takes place Dec. Show More Summary

Pedro Rizzo, 'Ninja' Rua and Tommy Speer added to Bitetti Combat 5 on Dec. 12

Bitetti Combat manager and owner Amaury Bitetti revealed the card for the upcoming fifth edition of the Brazilian mixed martial arts event that will take place in Barueri, Sao Paulo, on Dec. 12. "Bitetti Combat 5" will feature PedroShow More Summary

Bitetti Combat 4 image gallery (Pic)

Along with Marvin Eastman and Ricardo Arona, Jeff Monson and Pedro Rizzo throw leather after the jump. For the complete Bitetti Combat 4 image gallery, courtesy of our friends at BrasilCombate.com.br, click here. For our recap and quick results click here. Marvin Eastman vs. Ricardo Arona: Jeff Monson vs. Pedro Rizzo:

Bitetti Combat results: Ricardo Arona wins headliner, Paulo Filho and Pedro Rizzo victorious

In his first fight in two and a half years, former PRIDE Fighting Championships notable Ricardo Arona made a successful return to competition with a unanimous decision win over UFC veteran Marvin Eastman. The fight headlined the newest...Show More Summary

Bitetti Combat results and quick recap

The Bitetti Combat “Nordeste 4″ mixed martial arts event from the Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 12, has come to a close. It was a card stacked with recognizable names of former PRIDE veterans including Ricardo Arona and Murilo Rua — both of whom were victorious at the event. Nordeste 4 also [...]

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