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TRAINING: A typical day doesn't exist for me. What does exist are many days of strong and intense workouts all the time. We train everything here - physical preparation, wrestling, boxing, Muay Thai, jiu-jitsu.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started first in judo at 8 years old because when I was a child I had too much energy.
What ranks and titles have you held? I'm a jiu-jitsu black belt and a judo black belt too. I'm also the South America Shooto champion
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot; I’ve been waiting for this chance for many years.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Motoboy
Favorite grappling technique: Arm lock
Favorite striking technique: Uppercut