Photo of JZ Souza
Team American Top Team
Age 35
Gender Male
Height 5' 8"
Weight Class Lightweight

JZ Souza is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 22 wins, 12 losses and 1 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 22-12-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 14 years, 1 month, 17 days
Rounds Fought 58.6
Avg. Fights/Year 2.5
Longest Layoff 1 year, 8 months, 20 days
Quickest Turnaround 4 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 7 9 5
Losses 6 1 5
Finish Rate 72.7%
Finished Rate 58.3%
Win by Decision Rate 22.7%
Loss by Decision Rate 41.7%
Win by KO Rate 31.8%
Loss by KO Rate 50.0%
Win by SUB Rate 40.9%
Loss by SUB Rate 8.3%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:26
Fastest KO 00:26
Fastest SUB 00:39
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 05:57
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 12:16
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 04/13/2018 L
(22-11-1)
Erivan Pereira Da Silva
(7-1-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 152.0)
KO (Strike)
Brave Combat Federation 11
2 2:21
NSF 11/17/2017 L
(22-10-1)
Alan Omer
(16-6-0)
TKO/RSC
Brave Combat Federation 9 - The Kingdom of Champions
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/19/2017 L
(22-9-1)
Kurt Holobaugh
(16-4-0)
LW
(154.8 vs. 154.2)
TKO/RSC
Titan FC 44: King of the Titans
4 2:45
Official MMA Fight Results 12/02/2016 W
(21-9-1)
Robert Turnquest
(6-2-0)
WW
(155.6 vs. 160.4)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Titan FC 42: Lima vs Jackson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/05/2016 L
(21-8-1)
Freddy Assuncao
(6-0-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Titan FC 40: Cavalcante vs Assuncao
4 0:27
Official MMA Fight Results 06/10/2016 W
(20-8-1)
Patrick Healy
(30-20-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.5)
TKO/RSC
Titan FC 39: Healy vs Cavalcante
1 2:07
NSF 09/21/2014 W
(19-8-1)
Gele Qing
(0-0-0)
Unknown
Kungfu Union 09/21/14
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/05/2014 L
(19-7-1)
Melvin Guillard
(29-13-2)
LW
(155.6 vs. 157.2*)
TKO/RSC
WSOF 11
2 2:36
Official MMA Fight Results 11/09/2013 W
(18-7-1)
Igor Pokrajac
(21-10-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Submission (Strikes)
UFC FS1 #6
1 1:18
Official MMA Fight Results 08/10/2013 W
(17-7-1)
Tyson Griffin
(16-6-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
World Series of Fighting 4
3 1:37
Official MMA Fight Results 03/23/2013 L
(17-6-1)
Justin Gaethje
(7-0-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.6)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
World Series of Fighting 2
1 2:27
Official MMA Fight Results 11/03/2012 W
(16-6-1)
TJ O'Brien
(19-5-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.5)
Submission (Heel Hook)
World Series of Fighting
1 1:03
Official MMA Fight Results 06/30/2012 L
(16-5-1)
Luis Palomino
(19-7-0)
LW
(152.7 vs. 151.7)
KO
CFA 07 Never Give Up
3 1:41
Official MMA Fight Results 05/19/2012 L
(16-4-1)
Isaac Vallie-Flagg
(12-3-1)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/30/2011 W
(15-4-1)
Bobby Green
(15-4-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/18/2011 NC
(15-4-1)
Justin Wilcox
(11-3-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.0)
No Contest
Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum
2 0:31
Official MMA Fight Results 10/09/2010 L
(15-3-1)
Josh Thomson
(18-3-1)
LW
(155.8 vs. 155.2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce San Jose: Diaz vs. Noons II
3 5:00
NSF 07/10/2010 W
(14-3-1)
Katsunori Kikuno
(11-1-1)
LW Decision (Split Decision)
Dream 15
2 0:00
NSF 05/26/2009 L
(14-2-1)
Tatsuya Kawajiri
(24-5-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Dream 9
3 5:00
NSF 04/29/2008 L
(14-1-1)
Shinya Aoki
(12-2-0)
LW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Dream 2: Opening Round of Middleweight GP Tournament
3 5:00
NSF 03/14/2008 NC
(14-1-1)
Shinya Aoki
(12-2-0)
No Contest
Dream 1- Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 (opening round)
1 3:46
NSF 09/17/2007 W
(12-1-1)
Vitor Ribeiro
(19-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
K-1 - Hero's Middleweight Tournament Final
1 0:35
NSF 09/17/2007 W
(12-1-1)
Andre Amado
(1-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
K-1 - Hero's Middleweight Tournament Final
1 4:48
NSF 06/02/2007 W
(11-1-1)
Nam Phan
(12-3-0)
LW
(158.0* vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
K-1 Hero's Dynamite USA
1 0:26
NSF 10/09/2006 W
(9-1-1)
Rani Yahya
(9-1-0)
Submission (Front Choke)
K-1: Hero's Middle & Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament Final
1 0:39
NSF 10/09/2006 W
(9-1-1)
Caol Uno
(21-8-4)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
K-1: Hero's Middle & Light Heavyweight World Championship Tournament Final
2 5:00
NSF 08/05/2006 W
(8-1-1)
Hiroyuki Takaya
(7-2-1)
KO
K-1: Hero's 2006 Middle & Light Heavy Weight Tournament
1 0:30
NSF 05/03/2006 W
(7-1-1)
Hidetaka Monma
(12-4-3)
TKO/RSC
K-1: Hero's 2006
1 2:08
NSF 12/03/2005 W
(6-1-1)
Michihiro Omigawa
(0-1-0)
KO
Cage Rage (England) 14
1 0:49
NSF 07/09/2005 D
(6-1-0)
Ryan Schultz
(13-3-0)
Draw
Sport Fight 11: Rumble at the Rose Garden
3 5:00
NSF 04/02/2005 W
(5-1-0)
Henry Matamoros
(22-9-1)
WW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Hook N Shoot : The Return
3 5:00
NSF 12/18/2004 W
(4-1-0)
Cengiz Dana
(7-3-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Cage Warriors 9: Xtreme Xmas
3 4:55
NSF 11/20/2004 W
(3-1-0)
Bart Palaszewski
(9-5-0)
WW Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Ironheart Crown 8: Etheral
1 1:03
NSF 09/04/2004 W
(2-1-0)
Sebastian Korschilgen
(2-1-0)
WW Submission (Arm Lock)
Shooto Switzerland 2
1 1:32
NSF 07/16/2004 L
(2-0-0)
Joachim Hansen
(7-2-0)
WW Decision (Majority Decision)
Professional Shooto JAPAN 2004
2 5:00
NSF 03/27/2004 W
(1-0-0)
Brad Mohler
(1-2-0)
MW Submission (Heel Hook)
Hook N Shoot - Live
1 1:32
NSF 02/27/2004 W
(0-0-0)
Justin Wisniewski
(13-5-1)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Absolute Fighting Championships 7
1 0:53
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 4-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 1 year, 5 months, 13 days
Rounds Fought 9.3
Avg. Fights/Year 2.8
Longest Layoff 1 year
Quickest Turnaround 1 month, 25 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 0 2 2
Losses 0 0 0
Finish Rate 50.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 50.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 0.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 50.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method

Current Streak

4 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 03:00
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB 03:00
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 07:00
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 12/13/2003 W
(3-0-0)
Joe Lauzon
(4-2-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Mass Destruction 14
2
NSF 10/18/2003 W
(2-0-0)
Joe Lauzon
(4-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Hardcore Fighting Championship 2
3
NSF 07/12/2003 W
(1-0-0)
Fernando Cesar
(0-0-0)
Decision
Shooto Brazil 2
2 5:00
NSF 06/30/2002 W
(0-0-0)
Joaquim
(0-0-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Shooto Brazil 1
2 0:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class