|From:||Muriae, Minas Gerais Brazil|
|Fights Out Of:||Rio de Janeiro Brazil|
|Height:||5' 11" ( 180 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
Oct 25, 2014
UFC 179 weigh-in at the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium on October 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Oct 24, 2014
UFC Fight Night event at the U.S. Bank Arena on May 10, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)May 10, 2014
The UFC Fight Night Brown vs Silva weigh-in event at the U.S. Bank Arena on May 9, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)May 09, 2014
TRAINING: I’m training hard as always in BJJ, boxing and wrestling
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training Jiu-Jitsu very young, and I soon became a fan of the gentle art.
What ranks and titles have you held? None
Do you have any heroes? My coaches and my family.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream coming true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I become a fighter very young.