|From:||Ipatinga, MG Brazil|
|Height:||6' 2" ( 187 cm )|
|Weight:||185 lb ( 84 kg )|
||50||0||0||3||R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage||
Training: First training is wrestling/jiu jitsu at 10:30 and right after I do Muay Thai
at 12:00. 16:00 I have boxing and 17:00 conditioning.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I was 15, started with kung fu - like any other kid at the time, I was amazed by the martial arts movies.
Do you have any heroes? My family
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is a dream coming true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I was a couple of years doing business and administration, but had to quit to work.
What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ coach
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 3rd place in BJJ world championship purple belt.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt 2nd degree
Favorite grappling technique: RNC
Favorite Striking technique: Right hand