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A heavyweight showdown between Brendan Schaub and Minotauro Nogueira
Training: Submission and Wrestling in the morning, and weight training and stand-up in the evening
When and why did you start training for fighting? Started Judo at age 4, Boxing at age 14, and Jiu Jitsu at age 18
What ranks and titles have you held? Interim UFC Heavyweight Champion. WEC Title in 1999, Rings 16 man tournament 2000, PRIDE Heavyweight Belt. Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo (received both in 1999)
Do you have any heroes? My Father
What is your favorite technique? BJJ/ Arm Bar
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I’m very excited to be part of the greatest organization in the world.
What was your job before you started fighting? Jiu-Jitsu Instructor