Chris Wilson (fighter)
|Born||Christopher Ross Wilson
June 7, 1977
Portland, Oregon, United States
|Other names||The Professor|
|Residence||Ribeirão Preto, Brazil|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Reach||75.0 in (191 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
Portland, Oregon, United States
|Rank||Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Christopher Ross Wilson (born June 7, 1977) is an American professional mixed martial arts fighter currently competing in the Lightweight division. A professional competitor since 2002, Wilson has formerly competed for the UFC and the IFL.
Mixed martial arts career
Wilson made his professional mixed martial arts debut on December 13, 2003, when he faced Elder Pyatt at Rumble at the Roseland 10. He won his debut via KO punch, ten seconds into the first round.
Following this impressive win, Wilson would compile a record of 15–4 (1), with notable victories in the International Fight League (IFL) over Jay Hieron, Pat Healy, and Rory Markham before signing with UFC in early 2008.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Wilson made his UFC debut against Jon Fitch at UFC 82 on March 1, 2008. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Wilson was then expected to face Steve Bruno at UFC 86 on July 5, 2008, however, the fight was rescheduled and instead took place at UFC 87 on August 9, 2008. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
In his third fight in the promotion, Wilson faced promotional newcomer John Howard at UFC 94 on January 31, 2009. Wilson lost the fight via split decision, putting his record at 1–2 in the promotion.
Wilson then faced Wellington Oliveira at Brazilian FC: Desafio dos Imortais on December 16, 2011, defeating Oliveira via rear-naked choke.
He faced Irwing Machado at Brazilian FC 3: Lutadores Imortais on August 11, 2012. Wilson won the fight via D'arce choke in the first round. In his next fight, Wilson faced Leandro Silva at Predador FC 23 on March 9, 2013. He lost the fight via split decision.
Wilson faced Walmir Lazaro at Shooto Brazil 42 on August 25, 2013. He lost the fight via KO (punch).
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|29 matches||18 wins||10 losses|
|Loss||18–10 (1)||Walmir Lazaro||KO (punch)||Shooto Brazil 42||August 25, 2013||2||4:38||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Lightweight (154 lbs.) bout.|
|Loss||18–9 (1)||Leandro Silva||Decision (split)||Predador FC 23||March 9, 2013||3||5:00||Sao Paulo, Brazil||Lightweight (154 lbs.) bout.|
|Win||18–8 (1)||Irwing Machado||Submission (D'arce choke)||Brazilian Fighting Championship 3: Lutadores Imortais||August 11, 2012||1||1:25||Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||17–8 (1)||Wellington Oliveira||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Brazilian Fighting Championship: Desafio dos Imortais||December 16, 2011||1||4:22||Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Loss||16–8 (1)||Keith Wisniewski||Decision (unanimous)||HFC 7: Validation||April 9, 2011||3||5:00||Valparaiso, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||16–7 (1)||Mike Pyle||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC Fight Night 19||September 16, 2009||3||2:15||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
|Loss||16–6 (1)||John Howard||Decision (split)||UFC 94||January 31, 2009||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||16–5 (1)||Steve Bruno||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 87||August 9, 2008||3||5:00||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Loss||15–5 (1)||Jon Fitch||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 82||March 1, 2008||3||5:00||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Win||15–4 (1)||Derrick Noble||Decision (unanimous)||SportFight 20: Homecoming||October 27, 2007||3||5:00||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||14–4 (1)||Ray Steinbeiss||Submission (armbar)||BodogFIGHT: Vancouver||August 24, 2007||2||4:00||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Win||13–4 (1)||Rory Markham||TKO (punches)||IFL: Championship Final||December 29, 2006||1||2:14||Uncasville, Connecticut, United States|
|Win||12–4 (1)||Jay Hieron||Decision (unanimous)||IFL: World Championship Semifinals||November 2, 2006||3||4:00||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Loss||11–4 (1)||Brad Blackburn||Decision (unanimous)||IFL: Portland||September 9, 2006||3||4:00||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||11–3 (1)||LaVerne Clark||Submission (triangle choke)||SportFight 17: Hot Zone||August 5, 2006||3||3:51||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Loss||10–3 (1)||Nick Thompson||Submission (kimura)||AFC 17: Absolute Fighting Championships 17||June 24, 2006||2||2:08||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Win||10–2 (1)||Pat Healy||KO (knee)||SportFight 14: Resolution||January 6, 2006||1||1:28||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||9–2 (1)||Cruz Chacon||Submission (triangle choke)||KOTC: Conquest||December 3, 2005||2||2:43||Calgary, Alberta, Canada|
|Win||8–2 (1)||Dave Garcia||Submission (triangle choke)||FFC 15: Fiesta Las Vegas||April 14, 2005||1||1:49||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||7–2 (1)||Brandon Melendez||KO (punch)||SportFight 10: Mayhem||May 28, 2005||1||2:30||Gresham, Oregon, United States|
|Win||6–2 (1)||Jerome Isaacs||Submission (triangle choke)||XFC: Dome of Destruction 2||April 30, 2005||1||0:57||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Win||5–2 (1)||Damian Hatch||TKO (punches)||SportFight 4: Fight For Freedom||March 26, 2005||3||1:55||Gresham, Oregon, United States|
|Loss||4–2 (1)||Eddy Ellis||Decision (unanimous)||SF 4: Fight For Freedom||June 26, 2004||3||5:00||Gresham, Oregon, United States|
|NC||4–1 (1)||Stale Nyang||No Contest||EVT 3: Inferno||May 22, 2004||N/A||N/A||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Loss||4–1||Cam Ward||Decision (split)||SF 2: On the Move||March 19, 2004||3||5:00||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||4–0||Scott Poyer||TKO (punches)||SF 1: Revolution||February 21, 2004||1||0:16||Lynnwood, Washington, United States|
|Win||3–0||Chris Young||Submission (triangle choke)||UFCF: Night of Champions||January 31, 2004||1||1:03||Lynnwood, Washington, United States|
|Win||2–0||Joey Rubio||TKO (punches)||PPKA: Ultimate Fight Night 3||January 3, 2004||2||1:37||Yakima, Washington, United States|
|Win||1–0||Elder Pyatt||KO (punch)||FCFF: Rumble at the Roseland 10||December 13, 2003||1||0:10||Portland, Oregon, United States|
- "Chris Wilson ESPN.go Stats". espn.go.com. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
- "FCFF: Rumble at the Roseland 10 Card and Results". Sherdog.com. December 13, 2003.
- "UFC 82: Jon Fitch vs. Chris Wilson likely to fight (Exclusive)". mmamania.com. January 22, 2008.
- "UFC 82: Official Results and Live Round-by-Round Updates". mmajunkie.com. March 1, 2008.
- "Chris Wilson vs. Steve Bruno UFC 86 fight booked". mmamania.com. May 2, 2008.
- "Chris Wilson vs. Steve Bruno Moved To UFC 87". mmafrenzy.com. May 27, 2008.
- "Report: Chris Wilson vs. John Howard added to UFC 94". fiveouncesofpain.com. December 17, 2009.
- "Mike Pyle vs. Chris Wilson expected at UFC Fight Night 19 in Oklahoma City". mmajunkie.com. July 6, 2009.
- "Hermes Franca, Marcus Aurelio, Chris Wilson and Justin McCully Released from UFC Roster?". urdirt.com. October 5, 2009.
- "Chris Wilson, Keith Wisniewski Looking for Return to UFC Spotlight". mmafighting.com. April 9, 2011.
- "Brazilian Fighting Championship 2 Official Results". mixedmartialarts.com. December 16, 2011.
- "Brazilian Fighting Championship 3 Official Results". mixedmartialarts.com. August 11, 2012.
- "Predador FC 23: Leandro Silva vs. Chris Wilson". tapology.com. March 9, 2013.
- "Shooto Brazil 42 - Fight for BOPE 3". Sherdog.com. August 25, 2013.
- "Chris Wilson: The Professor". Retrieved 2013-02-11.