|Summary:||Strong right hand|
|From:||Jales City, Sao Paulo Brazil|
|Fights Out Of:||São Paulo Brazil|
|Height:||6' 0" ( 182 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
UFC® Fight Night live from Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, on Saturday, February 15, 2014. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Feb 15, 2014
UFC Fight Night weigh-in at Arena Jaragua on February 14, 2014 in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Feb 14, 2014
Feb 14, 2014
UFC 163 at HSBC Arena on August 3, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Aug 03, 2013
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TRAINING: I train from Monday to Saturday two times a day, divided into physical preparation, jiu jitsu, Muay Thai, and boxing, with balanced meals in between.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Five years old - because I was hyperactive.
What ranks and titles have you held? Jiu-Jitsu world champion
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an opportunity to show the world my value.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes I did. I studied up to the third year of law, then I stopped it to dedicate myself to training.
What was your job before you started fighting? A lot of small jobs.
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
Favorite striking technique: Overhand
• Team Werdum member on TUF Brazil 2
• Pro since 2006
• Five wins by KO, six by submission