Bantamweight: 126-135 lbs.


Eduardo Dantas and Luis Alberto Nogueira compete for the inaugural Shooto Brazil bantamweight championship.

Eduardo Dantas
def.
Luis Alberto Nogueira
Submission (armbar) @ 1:41 of R1
Shooto: Brazil 9
11.29.08

def.
Carlos dos Santos
TKO (punches) @ 0:46 of R2
Shooto: Brazil 14
11.28.09
def.
Samuel de Souza
Submission (armbar) @ 0:20 of R1
Shooto: Brazil 20
12.11.10

Eduardo Dantas vacates the Shooto Brazil bantamweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for Bellator.

Zeilton Rodriguez and Mauricio dos Santos compete for the vacant Shoot Brazil bantamweight championship.

Zeilton Rodriguez
def.
Mauricio dos Santos
Submission (guillotine choke) @ 2:09 of R2
Shooto: Brazil 29
04.20.12

def.
Claudio Rocha
Knockout (punch) @ -:-- of R1
Shooto: Brazil 39
05.17.13

Zeilton Rodriguez vacates the Shooto Brazil bantamweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for Bellator.

Rafael Sobral and Luciano Benicio compete for the vacant Shoot Brazil bantamweight championship.

Luciano Benicio
def.
Rafael Sobral
Overturned by CBMMA @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: Brazil 59
11.13.15

Rafael Sobral defeats Luciano Benicio via decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R3.  However, the bout results are overturned and Sobral is stripped of the win after testing positive for anabolic steroids during the Shooto Brazil 59 post-fight drug test.  Luciano Benicio is credited with the win and is awarded the Shooto Brazil bantamweight championship.

Luciano Benicio
def.
Rafael Sobral
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: Brazil 66
08.28.16

Geraldo de Freitas
def.
Luciano Benicio
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: Brazil 74
08.27.17