Promise of good ground skills at WEC 47

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Fredson will be looking for first win in the WEC. Photo: Josh Hedges

Jiu-Jitsu black belt Fredson Paixão will see action yet again at the March-6 WEC show. According to MMAWeekly, the three-time world champion will face Bryan Caraway. The fight is part of the card for the 47th installment of the event, to take place in Ohio, USA.

Fredson is coming off back-to-back bad results, defeat to Wagnney Fabiano and a no contest in his last fight, against Cole Province.Caraway is also coming off a loss at WEC 46.The fight promises excitement, though, as both fighters come into the match with considerable ground-fighting experience.. If Jiu-Jitsu is the mainstay of Paixão, his opponent is not far behind, with 12 submissions in 14 wins.

At the same event, undefeated featherweight champion Brian Bowles faces Dominick Cruz, while former champion Miguel Torres, a Carlson Gracie disciple, looks to get back into title contention against Joseph Benavidez.  Jens Pulver is yet another big-name attraction featuring on the card.

Check out the card as it stands so far:

WEC 47
Ohio, United States of America
March 6, 2010

Brian Bowles vs Dominick Cruz
Joseph Benavidez vs Miguel Torres
LC Davis vs Deividas Taurosevicius
Karen Darabedyan vs Bart Palaszewski
Jens Pulver vs Javier Vazquez
Chad George vs Scott Jorgensen
Erik Koch vs Chad Mendes
Bendy Casimir vs Ricardo Lamas
Leonard Garcia vs Diego Nunes
Bryan Caraway x Fredson Paixão

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