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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)
TRAINING: I've been training a lot of my boxing and Muay Thai, because I want to win this fight on my feet. Besides this, I've been training the usual for my physical conditioning and trying to keep the focus on my daily routines, eating well, sleeping well, etc.
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.