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TRAINING: Go to Sao Paulo, which is 54 km from my house. 12PM I do my first workout at the Submission Academy of Demian Maia. I make a break for lunch and rest. 4PM I do my second workout in Muay Thai at Academy B9 with a private teacher.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I turned pro in 2011 and never stopped training. I always try to be prepared.
What ranks and titles have you held? Jungle Fight middleweight champion
Do you have any heroes? Anderson Silva.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I am proud to represent Brazil at the world's largest event.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Security
Favorite striking technique: Muay Thai