|Fights Out Of:||Rio de Janeiro Brazil|
|Height:||5' 11" ( 180 cm )|
|Weight:||155 lb ( 70 kg )|
An emotional Alan Patrick discusses his debut win over Garett Whiteley while Chris Cariaso and Yan Cabral talk their respective wins at UFC Fight Night in Barueri.Oct 09, 2013
UFC Fight Night: Maia v Shields weigh-in at the Ginasio Jose Correa on October 8, 2013 in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil.Oct 08, 2013
Open training session for media at the Ginasio Jose Correa on October 7, 2013 in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Oct 07, 2013
UFC 169: Cruz vs. BaraoFeb 1, 2014
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TRAINING: Wake up, take a good breakfast, at 12pm I go to XGym to train MMA very strong and finish at 2:30pm. Go home, take a rest, then go back to the gym for physical training. After that I go home to dinner, and then sometimes I go for a run at the beach at night time.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Since I was kid. When I saw Capoeira at the college for the first time, I was crazy for that, and that was the start.
What ranks and titles have you held? Champion of Vision Fight GP - Roraima Brazil / Champion in Jungle Fight Championship 49 / Champion Bitetti Combat in Brazil
Do you have any heroes? Ronaldo Jacaré - my friend and hero
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? My dream came true, and my life has changed.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Worked as a security guard
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Championship / JJ Amazon Championship / State JJ championship / twice champion at the Copa America Championship / NOGI Brazilian championship / King of the Beach JJ in São Paulo, Brazil / Vice Champion in NAGA Championship USA
Favorite grappling technique: Mata leão
Favorite Striking technique: Fly Triangle
• Pro since 2008
• Four wins by KO, two by submission
• Five first round finishes