This image taken by Steven Quadros shows Wallid Ismail during the premath of UFC 12. The event was supposed to take place in Niagara Falls, but had to rescheduled to Alabama for legal reasosns and after the event was in limbo for days of shifting plans. Wallid Ismail went into the event with an astionishing record of 301-0-0 record in Jiu-Jitsu matches. The 5’7″, 182 lbs Vale Tudo expert was 28 years of age at that time. The 8-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion and the Vale Tudo Lightweight Champion from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. He entered the Octagon with a 5-0 mixed martial arts record.
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