|Summary:||Aggressive style, my family|
|From:||Rio de Janeiro Brazil|
|Fights Out Of:||Arraial Do Cabo Brazil|
|Height:||5' 5" ( 165 cm )|
|Weight:||125 lb ( 56 kg )|
|R3 Decision - Split|
When and why did you start training for fighting? After competing in jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai and proving myself a good fighter in both arts, I saw that I could be an MMA fighter and that this could be my job.
What ranks and titles have you held? State champion of jiu-jitsu in Bahia and Rio de Janeiro. Muay Thai national and state champion in Rio de Janeiro. South American Shooto champion. RFA champion. AXS TV Super fight Legacy vs. RFA champion
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I’m at the highest level of the sport.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Waiter, mason, boat ride crew, Muay Thai teacher - but all these were meant to let me get to do what I love, and that is to fight professionally.
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke
Favorite Striking technique: Head Blows
- Team Cejudo on TUF 24
- Pro since 2007
- Six wins by KO, six by submission (Triangle, 4 RNC, armbar)
- Six first round finishes
- On ten fight winning streak
- Owns win over Damacio Page
- Lost 2010 decision to Jussier Formiga