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Vitor Ribeiro

Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro

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  • Name: Vitor Ribeiro
  • Professional MMA Record: 20-5-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Shaolin
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1979.02.24
  • Last Fight: November 19, 2010 in SF
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 155.6 lbs
  • Affiliation: Nova União
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 71.0" (180cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Rio De Janiero, Brazil
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Nova União

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A former world-ranked lightweight, 3 time World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion, and 4th degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro brings considerable grappling skills into the ring or cage with him every time he fights and with wins over the likes of Joachim Hansen, Daisuke Nakamura, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Ivan Menjivar, and Mitsuhiro Ishida has certainly shown an ability to use those skills to his advantage in Mixed Martial Arts competition.

Ribeiro arrived on the world martial arts scene by capturing the World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship (Mundials) 3 times in as many years in the 76kg, 76g, and 82kg divisions respectively.  

After his success on the world submission grappling scene Ribeirio would debut at World Fighting Alliances debut show winning by cut stoppage.  He would eventually go on to enjoy a high level of success fighting against world class competition in some of the top promotions the world over, eventually earning a consistent spot in the top ten of most 155 pound fighter rankings and running his record up to an impressive 20-2.

Ribeiro's future in the sport is unclear as he last fought in November of 2010 and is currently on a 3 fight losing streak.

Last updated 02.01.2013, 2:36 AM ET
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Vitor Ribeiro MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Justin Wilcox
Ref: David Ferguson
Strikeforce Challengers 12: Shaolin vs Wilcox
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs
Odds: -230 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 155.6 lbs
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Lyle Beerbohm
Strikeforce: St. Louis
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs
Odds: -145 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Shinya Aoki
Ref: Yuji Shimada
Dream 10: Welterweight GP 2009 Final Round
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg
Odds: +163 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 153.8 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
7:58 Round 1 of 2
Katsuhiko Nagata
Ref: Daisuke Noguchi
Dream 8: Welterweight GP 2009 First Round
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg
Weigh-In: 153.3 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:35 Round 1 of 3
Gesias Cavalcante
K-1: HERO'S Tournament Final
Main Card
Win | Submission | Choke
1:54 Round 2 of 2, 6:54 Total
Kazuyuki Miyata
K-1: HERO'S Middleweight Tournament Opening Round
Main Card
Win | Submission | Choke
1:48 Round 1 of 2
Ryuki Ueyama
K-1 : HERO'S 8
Main Card
Win | Submission | Armlock Daisuke Nakamura Cage Rage 2006.12.09
Win | Submission | Shoulder Abdul Mohamed Cage Rage 2006.09.30
Win | Submission Chris Brennan GFC 2006.03.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous Eiji Mitsuoka MARS 2006.02.04
Win | Submission | Choke Jean Silva Cage Rage 2005.09.10
Win | Submission | Choke Gerald Strebendt Cage Rage 2005.07.02
Win | Submission | Choke Tetsuji Kato Rumble on the Rock 2005.05.07
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches Tatsuya Kawajiri
Shooto : Year End Show 2004 2004.12.14
Win | Decision | Unanimous Mitsuhiro Ishida Shooto 2004.07.09
Win | Submission | Choke Joachim Hansen
Shooto : Year End Show 2003 2003.12.14
Win | Decision | Unanimous Ivan Menjivar Absolute Fighting Championship 2003.07.19
Win | Decision | Unanimous Ryan Bow Shooto 2003.05.04
Win | Decision | Unanimous Tatsuya Kawajiri Shooto 2002.12.14
Win | Submission | Choke Eddie Yagin Nevada Regional 2002.11.23
Win | Decision | Unanimous Hiroshi Tsuruya Shooto 2002.09.16
Win | Submission | Choke Joe Hurley WFA 2 2002.07.05
Win | Submission | Choke Takumi Nakayama HOOKnSHOOT 2002.05.25
Win | KO/TKO | Injury Charlie Kohler WFA 1 2001.11.03

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