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Adam Braidwood
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-06-01) June 1, 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth: Delta, British Columbia
Career information
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Injured
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Adam Braidwood
Born (1984-06-01) June 1, 1984 (age 35)
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
Other namesThe BoogeyMan
NationalityCanadian
Height6 ft 4 in (Script error m)
Weight270 lb (120 kg; 19 st)
DivisionHeavyweight
Fighting out ofDelta, British Columbia, Canada
TeamPro Camp
Years active2007
Mixed martial arts record
Total1
Wins1
By knockout1
Losses0
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Adam Braidwood (born June 1, 1984 in Delta, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional Canadian football defensive end. He has spent the entirety of his so far short professional career with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League, having started with the team in 2006.

While attending Seaquam Secondary School in Delta, Braidwood got his start in major football competition when he attended Washington State University, making their football squad as a true freshman in 2002 (and making the conference all-freshman team). Over the course of his collegiate career, Braidwood recorded 13.5 sacks, 8.5 of which came in his senior year where he started all thirteen games and was among the top ten in the Pacific-10 conference in tackles. Braidwood passed by NFL scouts with little interest or regard, and as a result he was drafted first overall by the Edmonton Eskimos in the 2006 Canadian College Draft. Despite playing college football in the United States, as a Canadian-born player he is considered a non-import under CFL roster rules.

At 6'4" and 274 pounds, Braidwood is known for his strength on the outside. He is the two-time winner of the strongest man award at Washington State, and though he is not slow he plays a power game on the rush. Braidwood recorded his first professional touchdown on September 8, 2006, recovering a fumble from Calgary Stampeders quarterback Henry Burris and taking it into the endzone during the rematch of the Labour Day Classic in Edmonton.

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Braidwood has also begun a mixed martial arts career. In his first fight at MFC "Gridiron" he knocked out Ryan Jimmo in the first round.

Legal troublesEdit

On November 23, 2010, Braidwood and two other men were charged with aggravated assault and forcible confinement after an incident late the previous Friday afternoon in the Spruce Grove, Alberta area. The charges were laid after police got word of a man being forced into the trunk of a car. RCMP found a suspect vehicle, with two men outside the car and Braidwood and another man inside. One of the men outside had deep cuts to his arms and legs, and was taken to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.[1][2] Braidwood was later charged with several firearms offences related to the incident.[3] While out on bail, Braidwood was arrested for domestic assault and uttering threats [3]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 1-0 Ryan Jimmo TKO (punches) MFC 11 - Gridiron 02007-02-03 3, 2007 1 1:54 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada MMA debut.

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