|From:||Goiania, Goias Brazil|
|Fights Out Of:||Atlanta, Georgia USA|
|Height:||6' 2" ( 187 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
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Thoughts on opponent, Jesse Taylor? He's a very strong wrestler but hasn't really evolved. His whole career he is still the same fighter he has always been, so it's pretty simple to prepare for him.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Ten years ago, I decided to follow in my brother’s footsteps.
What ranks and titles have you held? 2013 #2 welterweight prospect in the world, amateur WW Southeast champion, TUF 19 middleweight finalist. Purple belt in BJJ
Do you have any heroes? My parents
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true. I’ve been working to get here my whole career.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a lumber and kitchen associate at Home Depot
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
Favorite Striking technique: Left high kick
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