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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 02: Viscardi Andrade weighs in during the UFC 163 weigh-in at HSBC Arena on August 2, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: I train from Monday to Saturday two times a day, divided into physical preparation, jiu jitsu, Muay Thai, and boxing, with balanced meals in between.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Five years old - because I was hyperactive.
What ranks and titles have you held? Jiu-Jitsu world champion
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an opportunity to show the world my value.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes I did. I studied up to the third year of law, then I stopped it to dedicate myself to training.
What was your job before you started fighting? A lot of small jobs.
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
Favorite striking technique: Overhand