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Wilson Reis

Born January 6, 1985 (1985-01-06) (age 25)
Sao Paulo Brazil
Height 5 ft 3.5 in (1.61 m)
Weight 140 lb (64 kg; 10 st)
MMA record
Total 9
Wins 8
By submission 3
Losses 1

Wilson Reis. is a mixed martial arts fighter and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu black belt. He got his black belt under Roberto Godoi. As a brown belt he won the 2004 Jiu Jitsu World Championships. He competed in the EliteXC bantamweight division, before the company's collapse. Reis was crowned the first EliteXC Bantamweight champion on September 26, 2008. He trains at Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu United in Jenkintown, PA and in Daddis Fight Camps in Cherry Hill, NJ & Philadelphia, PA.


MMA career

In September 2008, Reis defeated Abel Cullum to win the vacant EliteXC 140lb championship.

In January 2009, it was announced that Wilson Reis reached an exclusive agreement with Bellator Fighting Championships. [1] Wilson Reis defeated Henry Martinez on April 10, 2009, at Bellator 2 in the first round of the Featherweight Tournament. [2] He experienced his first loss against Joe Soto in the semi-finals at Bellator 6.

Grappling career

Wilson Reis is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Brazilian jiu jitsu famous instructor Roberto Godoi.

Reis is a very successful grappler and have won tournaments all over the United States and Brazil. He currently competes in the best submission wrestling and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments in the United States. In 2004, Reis won the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Championships being a Brown Belt.

Mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 9-1 United States Dwayne Shelton Decision (Unanimous) Locked in the Cage 1 02009-11-20 November 20, 2009 3 5:00 United States Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Extreme Force Featherweight Championship
Win 8-1 United States Roberto Vargas Decision (Split) Bellator 10 02009-06-05 June 5, 2009 3 5:00 United States Ontario, California, USA
Loss 7-1 United States Joe Soto Decision (Unanimous) Bellator 6 02009-05-08 May 8, 2009 3 5:00 United States Robstown, Texas, USA Featherweight Semi-Final Tournament
Win 7-0 United States Henry Martinez Decision (Unanimous) Bellator 2 02009-04-10 April 10, 2009 3 5:00 United States Uncasville, Connecticut, USA Featherweight Quarter-Final Tournament
Win 6-0 United States Abel Cullum Decision (Unanimous) ShoXC 8 02008-09-26 September 26, 2008 5 5:00 United States Santa Ynez, California, USA Became first Elite XC Bantamweight Champion
Win 5-0 United States Bryan Caraway Decision (Unanimous) EliteXC: Unfinished Business 02008-07-26 July 26, 2008 3 5:00 United States Stockton, California, USA
Win 4-0 United States Justin Robbins Submission (Rear Naked Choke) EliteXC: Primetime 02008-05-31 May 31, 2008 1 4:06 United States Newark, New Jersey, USA
Win 3-0 United States Zach Makovsky Submission (D'Arce Choke) ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series 02008-01-25 January 25, 2008 2 1:15 United States Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Win 2-0 United States Diego Jimenez Submission (Rear Naked Choke) CITC - Combat in the Cage 02007-10-06 October 6, 2007 1 2:00 United States Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Win 1-0 United States Baba Shegeyasu Decision (Unanimous) EC 81 - Extreme Challenge 81 02007-07-28 July 28, 2007 N/A United States West Orange, New Jersey, USA


External links

New championship 1st Elite XC Bantamweight Champion
September 26, 2008 - October 20, 2008
Succeeded by
Elite XC ceased operations


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