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TRAINING: I train six hours a day - cardio, wrestling, and striking in the morning, and hard sparring at night.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in Mineiro. A friend took me to a gym, and I liked it.
What ranks and titles have you held? I had two 155-pound titles. Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Do you have any heroes? None
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? I go to college now
What was your job before you started fighting? I have always worked in a gym.
Favorite grappling technique: Choke
Favorite striking technique: Jab