This fighter is currently serving a suspension by an ABC-recognized athletic commission (FSBC, Florida)
Pro Record: 19-8-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: American Top Team
Age: 31
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 8 Inch(es).
Weight: 155 lbs.
Out of: Fl. Lauderdale, FL
Born: Rio de Janeiro,

JZ Souza's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
07/05/2014 Loss Melvin Guillard WSOF 11 TKO/RSC 2 2:36
11/09/2013 Win Igor Pokrajac UFC FS1 #6 Submission Strikes 1 1:18
08/10/2013 Win Tyson Griffin World Series of Fighting 4 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 3 1:37
03/23/2013 Loss Justin Gaethje World Series of Fighting 2 TKO/RSC Doctor Stoppage from a Cut 1 2:27
11/03/2012 Win TJ O'Brien World Series of Fighting Submission Heel Hook 1 1:03
06/30/2012 Loss Luis Palomino CFA 07 Never Give Up KO 3 1:41
05/19/2012 Loss Isaac Vallie-Flagg Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals Decision Split Decision 3
07/30/2011 Win Bobby Green Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson Decision Split Decision 3
06/18/2011 NC Justin Wilcox Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum 2 0:31
10/09/2010 Loss Josh Thomson Strikeforce San Jose: Diaz vs. Noons II Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 07/10/2010 Win Katsunori Kikuno Dream 15 Decision Split Decision 2
NSF 05/26/2009 Loss Tatsuya Kawajiri Dream 9 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 04/29/2008 Loss Shinya Aoki Dream 2: Opening Round of Middleweight GP Tournament Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 03/14/2008 NC Shinya Aoki Dream 1- Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 (opening round) 1 3:46
NSF 09/17/2007 Win Vitor Ribeiro K-1 - Hero's Middleweight Tournament Final TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 0:35
NSF 09/17/2007 Win Andre Amado K-1 - Hero's Middleweight Tournament Final Submission Arm Bar 1 4:48
NSF 06/02/2007 Win Nam Phan K-1 Hero's Dynamite USA TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 0:26
NSF 10/09/2006 Win Rani Yahya K-1: Hero's Middle & Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament Final Submission Front Choke 1
NSF 10/09/2006 Win Caol Uno K-1: Hero's Middle & Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament Final Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 08/05/2006 Win Hiroyuki Takaya K-1: Hero's 2006 Middle & Light Heavy Weight Tournament KO 1
NSF 05/03/2006 Win Hidetaka Monma K-1: Hero's 2006 TKO/RSC 1 2:08
NSF 12/03/2005 Win Michihiro Omigawa Cage Rage (England) 14 KO 1
NSF 07/09/2005 Draw Ryan Schultz Sport Fight 11: Rumble at the Rose Garden 3
NSF 04/02/2005 Win Henry Matamoros Hook N Shoot : The Return Decision Unanimous Decision 3 Title Fight
NSF 12/18/2004 Win Cengiz Dana Cage Warriors 9: Xtreme Xmas Submission Guillotine Choke 3 4:55
NSF 11/20/2004 Win Bart Palaszewski Ironheart Crown 8: Etheral Submission Guillotine Choke 1 1:03
NSF 09/04/2004 Win Sebastian Korschilgen Shooto Switzerland 2 Submission Arm Lock 1 1:32
NSF 07/16/2004 Loss Joachim Hansen Professional Shooto JAPAN 2004 Decision Majority Decision 2
NSF 03/27/2004 Win Brad Mohler Hook N Shoot - Live Submission Heel Hook 1 1:32
NSF 02/27/2004 Win Justin Wisniewski Absolute Fighting Championships 7 Submission Guillotine Choke 1

JZ Souza's Amateur Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 12/13/2003 Win Joe Lauzon Mass Destruction 14 Submission Rear Naked Choke 2
NSF 10/18/2003 Win Joe Lauzon Hardcore Fighting Championship 2 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 07/12/2003 Win Fernando Cesar Shooto Brazil 2 Decision 0
NSF 06/30/2002 Win Joaquim Shooto Brazil 1 Submission Guillotine Choke 2 0:00
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest


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