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When and why did you start training and fighting?
I started trainning in 1999 because I am the younger of 5 boys, and didn't want to be beaten up anymore.
How many bouts do you have? Any titles?
23 fights. Won the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (North / Northeast), regional Kickboxing Champion.
What were the best results of your fights? Have you ever fought a famous fighter?
Best results were in Shooto championships and Jungle Fight. In both, finished the fight in the 2nd round. Already fought with Renan Barao.
How is your diet during training?
I cut off soda, carbohydrate and fat foods.
What's your favorite tecnique?
What does it mean to you, to fight in the UFC?
A dream come true.
Do you have a heroes?
Minotauro Nogueira, for the life lesson he passes on to the athletes. Chris Leben by his personality.
What is your educational background?
I finished 8th Grade
What did you do before you started fighting?
I was a waiter and barman.