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TRAINING: Very hard.
Thoughts on opponent, Trevor Smith? Trevor is a fighter and a warrior and I hope we’ll make a big fight in November.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I’ve trained fighting for five years. I want to be a champion in the best organization in the world (UFC). That is mydream
What ranks and titles have you held? Shooto South American champion, Iron champion
Do you have any heroes? Rickson Gracie
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes - Physical education
What was your job before you started fighting? Just studying
Ranks in any martial arts styles: I’m Brazilian National champion and a Black belt in Jiu-jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: Arm Lock
Favorite Striking technique: Kick to the head