Light Heavyweight: 186-205 lbs.


Carlos Inocente Filho and Gustavo Moia compete for the inaugural Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship.

Carlos Inocente Filho
def.
Gustavo Moia
Knockout (knee) @ 0:40 of R1
Shooto: Brazil 18
09.17.10

Carlos Inocente Filho vacates the Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for Strikeforce.

Glover Teixeira and Antonio Mendes compete for the vacant Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship.

Glover Teixeira
def.
Antonio Mendes
Submission (rear-naked choke) @ 4:06 of R1
Shooto: Brazil 24
08.05.11

Glover Teixeira vacates the Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for the UFC.

Francimar Barroso and Cristiano Souza compete for the vacant Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship.

Francimar Barroso
def.
Cristiano Souza
TKO (doctor stoppage) -:-- of R1
Shooto: Brazil 36
11.23.12

Francimar Barroso vacates the Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for the UFC.

Carlos Eduardo and Marcus Vinicius Lopes compete for the vacant Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship.

Carlos Eduardo
def.
Marcus Vinicius Lopes
Decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: Brazil 41
07.12.13

Carlos Eduardo vacates the Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for Bellator.

Rafael Viana and Alison Vicente compete for the vacant Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship.

Rafael Viana
def.
Alison Vicente
Submission (arm-triangle choke) @ 2:48 of R3
Shooto: Brazil 52
12.21.14

def.
Amilcar Alves
Overturned by CBMMA @ 5:00 of R3
Shooto: Brazil 56
08.21.15

Amilcar Alves defeats Rafael Viana via decision (unanimous) @ 5:00 of R3.  However, the bout results are overturned and Vicente is stripped of the win after testing positive for anabolic steroids during the Shooto Brazil 56 post-fight drug test.  Rafael Viana is credited with the win and remains Shooto Brazil light heavyweight champion.

Rafael Viana vacates the Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship after leaving the promotion to compete for the Resurrection Fighting Alliance.

Eduardo Silva and Willyanedson Paiva compete for the vacant Shooto Brazil light heavyweight championship.

Eduardo Silva
def.
Willyanedson Paiva
Submission (armbar) @ 2:55 of R1
Shooto: Brazil 62
04.04.16