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TRAINING: My training is my life. When you confirm the name of my opponent, it starts to do its part. I dedicate my best to my commitments and my family of course.
Thoughts on opponent, Richardson Moreira? He's an excellent athlete, a very strong opponent. I believe we will make a good fight, worthy of the audience.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 1999. In the beginning I started it as a passion that has now turned to a job, but still with passion.
What ranks and titles have you held? I’m currently number one in my weight class in Brazil. I have many titles, and the latest is the Jungle Fight belt.
Do you have any heroes? My mom, Maria Thereza
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Military of aerospace
Favorite grappling technique: Omoplata
Favorite striking technique: Jab