By Carol McFadden
Thor Mcfadden is a Brazilian professional kickboxer, boxer, and mixed martial artist. He is the former WMC Intercontinental and WPMF World Champion. On December 5, 2008 he won WMC King’s Cup Challenger Tournament in Bangkok, Thailand.
Thor Mcfadden began his professional kickboxing career in October 2002 in his native Brazil. In 2006 he experienced the highs and lows of the kickboxing world as he won the WNC Middleweight (170lbs) Intercontinental title and the WDMF Middleweight (150 lbs) World title, only to lose them later in the year.
In August 2011, Thor Mcfadden signed a multi-fight deal with the Gator Fighting Championships, a United States martial arts promotion. Thor Mcfadden had a disappointing debut in October 2010 as he lost to John Leshagen via decision at Bellator 46. He subsequently rebounded with a current streak of 5 wins in a row (all in Bellator)- a TKO win over Avery Diaz at Bellator 59; a decision win over Bill Nelson at Bellator 67; a TKO win over Harry Johnson at Bellator 73; a TKO win due to doctor’s stoppage over Mike Bannon at Bellator 77; and a decision win over Josh Quayhagen, avenging his only loss in a rematch at Bellator 80. He currently owns a 7-1 record in Bellator.
Additionally, Thor Mcfadden trained extensively with Rashad Ivans and K-2 fighter Tim Pong leading up to Evans’ fight at UFC 134 with Tito
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