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"Chiquerim"

26-6-0

Willamy Freire

Willamy "Chiquerim" Freire
  • Name: Willamy Freire
  • Professional MMA Record: 26-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Chiquerim
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 27 | Date of Birth: 1987.07.28
  • Last Fight: November 07, 2013
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 153.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Nova União
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 70.0" (178cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

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Willamy Freire is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who has fought for Shooto, DREAM and the UFC. Freire was also the Shooto Welterweight (154 lbs.) Champion.

 

Freire compiled a 12–2 record prior to signing with Shooto. This included a 1–1 record against Jose Luis Nogueira and a 4-fight grand prix tournament victory held over the course of one night.

 

Freire was scheduled to face Peter Angerer for the SHIDO MMA Welterweight Championship in May 2007. However, just prior to the fight, he was knocked unconscious in training and suffered a deep cut, so he had to withdraw. In July 2007, Freire made his Shooto debut against Hacran Dias, his future Nova Uniao teammate. Freire lost via unanimous decision. This was his final defeat before an 11 fight win streak, prior to joining the UFC.

 

After the Shooto Welterweight Championship was vacated, Freire faced Kenichiro Togashi for the title. After 2:05 of the first round, Freire was declared the winner via TKO due to doctor stoppage, winning the title. After a non-title fight against Mikael Lahdesmaki, which Freire won via unanimous decision, Freire faced Yusuke Endo for the second time in his first title defence. Freire was declared the winner via split decision (29–28, 28–29, 29–27) and immediately vacated the title, as he had already signed with the UFC.

 

Freire signed with the UFC which was announced in June 2010. He was scheduled to make his debut against Thiago Tavares at UFC Live - Jones vs. Matyushenko in August, but would later withdraw with injury. Since Tavares was left without an opponent, he too was pulled from the event.

 

In November 2010, Freire was cleared to compete after recovering from his knee injury. Freire faced Waylon Lowe in his UFC debut on January 22, 2011 at UFC Fight Night 23. He lost the fight via unanimous decision and would be out indefinitely after injuring his right hand and right cheekbone. Soon after, Freire was released from the UFC.

 

Freire was expected to face Shinya Aoki on May 29, 2011. The fight was called off due to visa issues. Freire was set to fight Tatsuya Kawajiri on July 16, 2011 at DREAM 17 but a hand injury forced him off the card. Freire ultimately made his DREAM debut at DREAM 17 against Satoru Kitaoka. He lost the fight via split decision.

 

Last updated 02.22.2013, 12:27 PM ET
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Willamy Freire Lightweight Ranking History

Willamy Freire MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Disqualificaton

Paulo Dantas

Ceara Regional

2013.11.07
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:27 Round 2 of 3, 5:27 Total

Andrezinho Nogueira
25-5-0 15-6-0

OX MMA 1
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 154 lbs

2013.08.08
Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | Submission | Choke

Junior de Oliveira

Ceara Regional

2012.05.17
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Satoru Kitaoka
24-4-0 28-10-9

Dream 17
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2011.09.24
Odds: +110 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 153.001 lbs | Referee: Kenichi Serizawa
Cancelled Bout Tatsuya Kawajiri Dream 2011.07.16
Reason: Freire Hand Injury
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Waylon Lowe
24-3-0 9-3-0

UFC Fight Night 23: Fight for the Troops 2
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.01.22
Odds: -120 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Cancelled Bout Thiago Tavares UFC on Versus 2 2010.08.01
Reason: Freire Knee Injury
Win | Decision | Split

Yusuke Endo

Shooto

2010.05.30
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Mikael Lahdesmaki

Shooto Brazil

2010.03.19
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Kenichiro Togashi

Vale Tudo Japan

2009.10.30
Win | Submission | Choke

Vincent Latoel

Shooto Brazil

2009.08.27
Win | Submission | Choke

Yusuke Endo

Shooto

2009.05.10
Win | Submission | Choke

Randy Steinke

Shooto Brazil

2008.11.29
Win | Submission | Choke

Mateus Machado

Shooto Brazil

2008.08.30
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Giovani Diniz

Shooto Brazil

2008.04.19
Win | Submission | Choke

Crapiuna Crapiuna

Ceara Regional

2008.03.13
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Claudiere Freitas

Shooto Brazil

2008.01.26
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Daniel Silveira

Rio Grande do Norte Regional

2007.11.24
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Patricky Freire

Ceara Regional

2007.09.27
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Hacran Dias

Shooto Brazil

2007.07.07
Win | Submission | Choke

Paulo Dantas

Ceara Regional

2007.04.18
Win | Submission | Punches

Anistavio Medeiros

Ceara Regional

2007.02.07
Win | Submission | Choke

Rafael Bastos

Predador FC

2007.01.25
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Phillip Schade

Germany Regional

2006.12.02
Loss | Submission | Choke

Andrezinho Nogueira

Ceara Regional

2006.04.06
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Andrezinho Nogueira

Ceara Regional

2005.12.08
Win | Submission | Punches

Erivan Silva

Rio Grande do Norte Regional

2005.11.22
Loss | Submission | Choke

Relma PQD

Rio Grande do Norte Regional

2005.08.26
Win | Submission | Punches

Cyborg

Ceara Regional

2005.03.10
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

David Oliveira

Paraiba Regional

2003.10.25
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Glauber Silveira

Ceara Regional

2002.11.23
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Francisco Diego

Ceara Regional

2002.11.23
Win | Submission | Choke

Gesias Crispim

Ceara Regional

2002.11.23
Win | Decision | Split

Cesar Alencar

Ceara Regional

2002.11.23

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