|From:||Fortaleza, Ceara Brazil|
|Height:||6' 3" ( 190 cm )|
|Weight:||205 lb ( 93 kg )|
When and why did you start training for fighting? 1992 – to learn how to protect myself.
What ranks and titles have you held? Ranked sixth at 205 pounds in Europe, Champion’s Night champion in Brazil and KSW7 Konfrontacja champion in Poland.
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes
What was your job before you started fighting? Prison guard
Favorite grappling technique: Foot lock
Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee