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"Shaolin"

20-5-0

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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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

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

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

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 | Referee: David Ferguson
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

K-1: HERO'S Tournament Final
Main Card

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

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

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

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

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

K-1 : HERO'S 8
Main Card

2007.03.12
Win | Submission | Armlock

Daisuke Nakamura

Cage Rage

2006.12.09
Win | Submission | Shoulder

Abdul Mohamed

Cage Rage

2006.09.30
Win | Submission

Chris Brennan

Ohio Regional

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

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

MARS
Co-Main Event | 68 kg | 68 kg

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
10-0-0 11-2-2

Shooto

2004.12.14
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Mitsuhiro Ishida

Shooto

2004.07.09
Win | Submission | Choke

Joachim Hansen
8-0-0 6-1-1

Shooto

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

Nevada Regional

2002.07.05
Win | Submission | Choke

Takumi Nakayama

HOOKnSHOOT

2002.05.25
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Charlie Kohler

Nevada Regional

2001.11.03

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