Paul Felder’s 7 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Paul Felder is an American professional Mixed Martial Artist who currently competes in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional since 2011, Felder has also competed for the Cage Fury Fighting Championships. Paul Felder has few known inks on his body. Let us explore them.

Paul Felder

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1. ‘Dragon wrapped around the Cross’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: On June 13, 2013, Paul Felder got a tattoo of a cross that is adorned with a dragon wrapped around it. The tattoo was done by the Tattoo Artist, Paul Odonnel.

Meaning: Dragons with cross tattoos have historical relevance. Celtic dragons take the form of sea serpents who have wings and no legs. People get this tattoo as the symbol for protected, and the sacred circle of life. The Celtic Dragon tattoo carries two powerful symbols of the Celtic belief system; the dragon-which is the symbol of power and wisdom, and are also considered to be the guardians of all human knowledge; and secondly the Celtic cross which symbolizes the four elements of nature on the points of the cross, i.e the earth, wind, fire, and water, with the center circle, a never-ending circle of life.

2. ‘Ringing Bells’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The upper side of Paul Felder’s right foot is inked with the tattoo of a bell and two clover leaves on its sides.

Meaning: The tattoo of a bell on his foot with clover leaves is a representation of peace and freedom and Paul has claimed it to be the bringer of luck for him.

3. ‘Taekwon Do Shin’ Tattoo

Paul Felder Left leg Tattoo

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Tattoo: On May 19, 2014, Paul Felder got a new shin tattoo on the outer side of his left leg which consists of a logo of a muay Thai. It has some designs gripping it along with words RIP and a banner below it which reads, ‘PHILADE’. The tattoo was done by the artist Paul O’Donnell at INK sane Asylum tattoo studio in Lake Katrine NY.

Meaning: Muay Thai tattoos are the symbol of fearlessness, protection, and strength.

4. Chinese Symbol On His Chest 

Paul Felder Chest Tattoo

Tattoo: The left pec of Paul Felder’s chest is inked with some Chinese symbol in black color.

5. ‘Irish Dragon’ Tattoo 

Paul Felder Shoulder Tattoo

Tattoo: The upper side of Paul Felder’s right arm is adorned with a tattoo of an Irish Dragon.

Meaning: Paul is also nicknamed as Irish Dragon as he lived in a small Irish-Catholic neighborhood in South Philadelphia and used to practice both Karate and Taekwondo and thus came to be known as ‘The Irish Dragon’ by the locals.

6. Asian Letters On His Arm

Tattoo: On October 13, 2014, Paul Felder got a tattoo of Asian letters on the inner side of his left arm. He got the tattoo done from the Inksane Asylum Tattoo Studio, Lake Katrine, New York from the tattoo artist, Paul O’Donnell.

 “Paul says, the tattoo stands as the remembrance to me that even if I get down on My knees for 100 times or more I’ll never give up.”

7. The Jigsaw Killer On His Arm

Paul Felder Left Arm outside Tattoo

Tattoo: The outer side of Paul Felder’s left forearm is gripped with the tattoo of Jigsaw killer from the movie “Saw“. The ink was done by the tattoo artist Paul O’Donnell at Inksane Asylum tattoo studio in Lake Katrine NY.

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