Dhiego
Lima
9-2-0W-L-D

Fighter Info

From: Brazil
Fights Out Of: Sugar Hill, Georgia USA
Age: 25
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Biography

TRAINING: Working in all aspects of MMA daily

When and why did you start training for fighting?
Nine 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

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
•    Team Edgar on TUF 19

•    Pro since 2010

•    Five wins by submission, three by KO

•    Four first round finishes

•    Brother Douglas is an MMA pro with a 26-5 record