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Junior Dos Santos
TRAINING: In the mornings, I train boxing, train Muay Thai, wrestling - I alternate them. I come back home, have lunch and rest a bit, then I go to my second practice of the day in the afternoon. Afternoon sessions are either jiu-jitsu or strength and conditioning.
Thoughts on opponent, Mark Hunt? He’s a very dangerous fighter with a lot of knockout power in his hands. He has a lot of experience in the top striking competition in the world. I respect him a lot. He likes to fight standing, and so do I, so I think it’s going to be a great fight for the fans.
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: Black belt in Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: On my back
Favorite Striking technique: Clean strikes