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TRAINING: Physical conditioning in the morning, Jiu-Jitsu in the afternoon, boxing in the evening and wrestling at night.
Thoughts on opponent, Katsunori Kikuno? A tough guy, a veteran. Has fought with big athletes.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Age 9 – to escape the usual routine.
What ranks and titles have you held? First featherweight champion of Latin America. Jungle Fight champion
Do you have any heroes? My mother
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The beginning of a dream.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Barman
Favorite grappling technique: Heel hook
Favorite striking technique: Straight over the jab