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BARUERI, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 8: Yan Cabral weighs-in during the UFC Fight Night: Maia v Shields weigh-in at the Ginasio Jose Correa on October 8, 2013 in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Thoughts on opponent, Naoyuki Kotani? Kotani is an experienced opponent who likes to fight. We will give a great show for thous who like Jiu-Jitsu.
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.