Vitor "Shaolin" Ribeiro


Vitor “Shaolin” Ribeiro is highly-regarded as one of the best competitors in the history of the lightweight BJJ division. 

Coming up as part of the successful Nova Uniao team, Shaolin holds 3 IBJJF World Championship Gold medals and featured on the podium at the 2003 ADCCs. 

After a successful grappling career, like so many, Shaolin transitioned to MMA and featured on some prestigious shows including Shoots, DREAM and K-1.

Following retirement, Shaolin opened up his own school - Vitor Shaolin BJJ - where he trains future BJJ stars. Shaolin also returned to his grappling roots and competes on high-level shows such as Polaris and Quintet.