- Name: Cristiano Souza
- Pro MMA Record: 7-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: Soldier Boy
- Current Streak: 2 Losses
- Age: 38 | Date of Birth: 1982.08.02
- Last Fight: February 17, 2017 in FTP
- Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.8 lbs
- Affiliation: American Top Team
- Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $6,000 USD
- Born: Brazil
- Fighting out of: Boca Raton, Florida
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Cristiano Souza entered the Fight Master: Bellator MMA competition as an undefeated prospect and heavy favorite. After winning his preliminary bout, Souza selected Randy Couture as his head coach. Souza was then seeded at #2 out of 16 for the elimination bout, ranked only behind Joe Riggs. However, he was defeated by Evan Cutts and removed from the competition.
Souza would later enter a Bellator welterweight tournament, but suffered the first professional defeat of his career to Sam Oropeza in the quarterfinal round.
Episode 2 Souza def. Steve Montgomery by KO (punches) in Round 1
Episode 7 Evan Cutts def. Souza by Submission (triangle choke) in Round 2