|Summary:||Strength, aggression, takedowns|
|From:||Rio de Janeiro Brazil|
|Fights Out Of:||Rio de Janeiro Brazil|
|Height:||5' 10" ( 177 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
TRAINING: Morning: 10am Martial Arts and MMA training, Afternoon: 4pm Physical Training and Sparring, Evening: 10pm Technical Training
When and why did you start training for fighting? I’ve trained in martial arts since I was a kid. I trained to be a pro fighter since 2005 because my trainers always told me that I was good enough to be one of the best.
What ranks and titles have you held? None
Do you have any heroes? My idol in MMA is Anderson Silva
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The first step of my dream was to fight in UFC with the best in the world. But it will be completed when I have the belt.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I completed high school but I never went to a university.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a security man
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Two-time Rio de Janeiro state Muay Thai champion
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition: Two wins in Amateur Boxing
Belt ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ brown belt, Muay Thai black belt
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine Choke
Favorite striking technique: Spinning back kick