Former WEC Champ Paulo Filho's First Fight Since Suffering Gunshot Wound (Fight Video)


<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> (Courtesy of Cris Cyborg) Former WEC middleweight champion Paulo Filho returned to the cage for the first time in more than four years recently. Filho faced Mohamed Ashraf at a WAWAN MMA event in Kuwait, where he easily submitted his opponent. It marked would could be an important turning point in the fighter's troubled life. Filho was once one of the most prominent fighter's in mixed martial arts, racking up a 20-1 record before his career tanked, primarily due to issues with substance abuse. TRENDING > Michael Bisping Officially Announces His Retirement from Fighting Filho held a record of 23-6-3 following his most recent fight in 2014.  Though he hadn'…

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