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Residence
  
Ribeirao Preto, Brazil

Name
  
Chris Wilson

Nationality
  
American

Other names
  
Grayson Boucher

Height
  
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Number of contests
  
1

Reach
  
75.0 in (191 cm)


Chris Wilson (fighter) UFC hopeful Chris Wilson fighting for survival at UFC Fight Night 19

Born
  
Christopher Ross Wilson June 7, 1977 (age 47) Portland, Oregon, United States (
1977-06-07
)

Weight
  
155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)

Division
  
Lightweight (current) Welterweight (formerly)

Role
  
Mixed martial arts fighter

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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, the IFL, BodogFIGHT, and King of the Cage.

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Early 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.

He then faced Mike Pyle at UFC Fight Night 19 on September 16, 2009. He lost the fight via guillotine choke submission, and was subsequently released from the promotion.

Post-UFC career

In his first fight since his UFC release, Wilson faced Keith Wisniewski at HFC 7: Validation on April 9, 2011. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

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).

Personal life

Chris and his wife have two children, a son and daughter. Currently, he lives in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

References

Chris Wilson (fighter) Wikipedia


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