Biography(references)Pedro Augusto Rizzo is a Brazilian retired mixed martial artist and kickboxer who competed for the UFC, PRIDE, M-1 Global, and Affliction. Coming from a Muay Thai background, Rizzo competed in Vale Tudo before transitioning into mixed martial arts. Often regarded as one of the most dangerous strikers in heavyweight history, Rizzo holds notable victories over former UFC champions Mark Coleman, Dan Severn, Josh Barnett, Andrei Arlovski, Ricco Rodriguez and Ken Shamrock.
Fighter Trivia(references)Rizzo has a daughter.
Awards & Accolades
Wrestling Observer Newsletter: IFA Heavyweight Championship (1 Time)
Wrestling Observer Newsletter: WVC Superfight Championship (1 Time)
Wrestling Observer Newsletter: WVC 2 Tournament Winner
Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Fight of the Year (2001) vs. Randy Couture on 4 May
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