|Summary:||Striking and jiu-jitsu|
|From:||Sao Paulo Brazil|
|Fights Out Of:||Sao Paulo Brazil|
|Height:||5' 9" ( 175 cm )|
|Weight:||155 lb ( 70 kg )|
Nov 08, 2014
UFC Fight Night weigh-in at Sabiazinho Gymnasium on November 7, 2014 in Uberlandia, Brazil. (Photos by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Nov 08, 2014
UFC Fight Night event inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium on September 13, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Sep 13, 2014
Sep 12, 2014
||36||0||0||1||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
||33||3||0||0||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
TRAINING: I get up very early and do my cardio. I then train my Muay Thai at Chute Boxe with Diego Lima. At night I do MMA sparring in a cage.
When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 20, I started muay Thai. Then I started MMA a couple of years later.
What ranks and titles have you held? I am PFC and NITRIX champ
Do you have any heroes? My teammates at Chute Boxe.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I teach at a Muay Thai gym.
Favorite grappling technique: Choke
Favorite striking technique: Left Hook
• Pro since 2008
• Has won six of his last seven
• Owns March 2013 win over UFC vet Chris Wilson
• 10 wins by submission (6 RNC, guillotine, 2 arm triangle, armbar)
• One KO win
• Five first round finishes