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TRAINING: My training starts early in the morning with running, training, and technical work at Chute Boxe Gym with my master "Pica Pau." In the afternoon I train boxing with the trainer Diogos and in the evening I do physical training with Waldemar Guimarães in the CPH Gym. My whole day is about fighting and this is a great pleasure for me.
When and why did you start training to become a fighter? I started fighting in 2007, at 17, because I always liked to fight. I think fighting gives power to the person, both physically and spiritually. When Chute Boxe opened in Camboriú, I decided to try it
What ranks and titles have you held? Three wins in Muay Thai fights and undefeated in MMA
Do you have any heroes? My family
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be the best in the world we need to fight in the world's best event. The UFC is the best event in the world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a surfer
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black tip level of Muay Thai, brown belt in jiu-jitsu
Favorite striking technique: Muay Thai