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Junior Dos Santos
TRAINING: In the mornings I train boxing and wrestling; in the afternoons I train Jiu Jitsu and strength and conditioning, all with focus on my fight, and alternating days between disciplines.
Thoughts on opponent, Shane Carwin? Shane Carwin is a dangerous guy; he has heavy hands and needs to be respected.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started with Jiu-Jitsu in 2005, afterwards I met Dorea, who introduced me to Boxing
What ranks and titles have you held? Bahia State Jiu-Jitsu Champion; Bahia State Submission Champion
Do you have any heroes? Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's the biggest organization, and it's a dream that quickly became true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? TKO at MTL
If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: On my back
Favorite Striking technique: Clean strikes