Ajax loader

Br

Pro Record

"Shaolin"

20-5-0

Vitor Ribeiro

Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly
  • Name: Vitor Ribeiro
  • MMA Record: 20-5-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Shaolin
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 37 | 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
  • Personal Pages:

Tapology Worldwide Rankings For Vitor Ribeiro Rankings FAQ

Vitor Ribeiro Lightweight Ranking History

Tapology Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Vitor Ribeiro is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed bout in the past two years to be ranked.

Gyms & Affiliations

Vitor Ribeiro MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Justin Wilcox
20-4-0 9-3-0

Us Strikeforce Challengers 12: Shaolin vs Wilcox
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.11.19
Odds: -230 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 155.6 lbs (70.6 kgs) | Referee: David Ferguson
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Lyle Beerbohm
20-3-0 12-0-0

Us Strikeforce: St. Louis
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.05.15
Odds: -145 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Shinya Aoki
20-2-0 20-4-0

Jp Dream 10: Welterweight GP 2009 Final Round
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2009.07.20
Odds: +163 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 153.8 lbs (69.8 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
7:58 Round 1 of 2

Jp Katsuhiko Nagata
19-2-0 4-4-1

Jp Dream 8: Welterweight GP 2009 First Round
Main Card | Lightweight | 70 kg

2009.04.05
Weigh-In: 153.3 lbs (69.5 kgs) | Referee: Daisuke Noguchi
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:35 Round 1 of 3

Br Gesias Cavalcante
19-1-0 12-1-1

Jp K-1: HERO'S Tournament Final
Main Card

2007.09.17
Win | Submission | Choke
1:54 Round 2 of 2, 6:54 Total

Jp Kazuyuki Miyata
18-1-0 4-4-0

Jp K-1: HERO'S Middleweight Tournament Opening Round
Main Card

2007.07.16
Win | Submission | Choke
1:48 Round 1 of 2

Jp Ryuki Ueyama
17-1-0 9-10-4

Jp K-1 : HERO'S 8
Main Card

2007.03.12
Win | Submission | Armlock

Jp Daisuke Nakamura

Gb Cage Rage

2006.12.09
Win | Submission | Shoulder

Gb Abdul Mohamed

Gb Cage Rage

2006.09.30
Win | Submission

Us Chris Brennan

Us Ohio Regional

2006.03.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Eiji Mitsuoka
13-1-0 7-3-2

Jp MARS
Co-Main Event | 68 kg | 68 kg

2006.02.04
Win | Submission | Choke

Br Jean Silva

Gb Cage Rage

2005.09.10
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Gerald Strebendt

Gb Cage Rage

2005.07.02
Win | Submission | Choke

Jp Tetsuji Kato

Us Rumble on the Rock

2005.05.07
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Jp Tatsuya Kawajiri
10-0-0 11-2-2

Jp Shooto

2004.12.14
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Mitsuhiro Ishida

Us Shooto

2004.07.09
Win | Submission | Choke

No Joachim Hansen
8-0-0 6-1-1

Jp Shooto

2003.12.14
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Sv Ivan Menjivar

Us Absolute Fighting Championship

2003.07.19
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Ryan Bow

Jp Shooto

2003.05.04
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Tatsuya Kawajiri

Jp Shooto

2002.12.14
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Eddie Yagin

Us Nevada Regional

2002.11.23
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Hiroshi Tsuruya

Jp Shooto

2002.09.16
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Joe Hurley

Us Nevada Regional

2002.07.05
Win | Submission | Choke

Jp Takumi Nakayama

Us HOOKnSHOOT

2002.05.25
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Us Charlie Kohler

Us Nevada Regional

2001.11.03

Vitor Ribeiro Wiki Update Wiki

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.

 

Vitor's fighting career appears to be over as he has not fought since 2010.  He recently was seen as a referee at an UFC fight night event.

Last updated 05.18.2015, 7:21 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Vitor Ribeiro News View All

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has no intention of... (1 month ago)
So nice we're doing it twice. A second batch of MMA results from last weekend's regio... (7 months ago)
Anderson Silva will fight Michael Bisping in Bisping's backyard Saturday, but London ... (11 months ago)
It took 16 years for Jose Aldo to go from being a kid who was so broke he couldn't pay hi... (1 year ago)
The second Polaris Jiu-Jitsu Invitational will be headlined by a 15-minute, submission-on... (over 1 year ago)
Another former UFC fighter is making news for troubles outside the cage after a road rage... (over 1 year ago)
Watch the seventh episode of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded. In this seventh e... (almost 2 years ago)
In the latest episode of the UFC 189 World Tour embedded series, Jose Aldo trains at Vito... (almost 2 years ago)

Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  Vitor 'Shaolin' Ribeiro BJJ Profile Video report dead link

    An interview and documentary video with BJJ specialist "Shaolin" Ribeiro.

  • MMA Weekly : King Mo Compares Rampage’s Spin to Donald-Trump-Like #AlternativeFacts
  • MMAFighting.com : Jussier Formiga vs. Ray Borg set for UFC Fight Night: Fortaleza
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC on FOX 23: Road to the Octagon video
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC had biggest pay-per-view year in 2016
  • MMAFighting.com : The MMA Hour with Mike Goldberg, Tyron Woodley, Chris Weidman, Sage Northcutt, Yair Rodriguez, Tim Kennedy
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Tito Ortiz says Chael Sonnen needs to apologize to him in public to squash their beef
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on FOX 23 Road to the Octagon: Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Pena
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on FOX 23 Road to the Octagon: Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on FOX 23 Road to the Octagon: Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou
  • MMA Weekly : Watch Dennis Bermudez Take Out Jimy Hettes with a Knee to the Face (free fight video)
  • MMA Weekly : Stephen Thompson Has Gained a Lot More Respect for Tyron Woodley (Video)
  • MMA Weekly : Tito Ortiz Towers Over Bellator 170 Fighter Salaries
  • MMAFighting.com : King Mo says ‘fat’ Quinton Jackson has been ‘lifting donuts,’ and it ‘hit home’ for ‘Rampage’
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on Fox 23 Joe Rogan Preview: Julianna Pena vs. Valentina Shevchenko
  • MMAFighting.com : Stephen Thompson explains how he got through bad fourth round with Tyron Woodley
  • MMA Weekly : Tito Ortiz Makes His Final Exit in Style
  • MMAFighting.com : The Weekly Grind: Nick and Nate Diaz smoke a $2000 blunt, Sage Northcutt smashes a pineapple, more
  • MMA Weekly : Uncomfortable Moment as Tito Ortiz and Chael Sonnen Bad Blood Remains (video)
  • MMAFighting.com : It wasn’t perfect, but Tito Ortiz stuck around for a happy ending
  • MMA Weekly : Tyron Woodley Says His Adjustments are Easier Than Stephen Thompson’s (Video)