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TRAINING: I train MMA in the morning, and Karate and fitness in the evening.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I was five years old when I began in Karate. All my family trained Karate and are black belts. A few years ago I began to train MMA with Thiago Tavares to be a professional fighter.
Do you have any heroes? My father.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s like a dream.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I’m still attending university.
What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Karate classes for kids.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Many titles and around a hundred medals in Karate.
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar
Favorite striking technique: Left hand