|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 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
It's a hat trick for Brazilians in Rio as three of their countrymen score big in the online prelims - hear from Rani Yahya, Francimar Barroso and Viscardi Andrade after their UFC 163 wins.Aug 03, 2013
UFC 163 Weigh-In at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Friday, August 2, 2013. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Aug 02, 2013
UFC Fight Night 36: Machida vs. MousasiFeb 15, 2014
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TRAINING: In the morning boxing, afternoon a lot of Jiu Jitsu and in the evening Muay Thai
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
• Four wins by KO, four by submission
• Has won 12 of his last 14 after 3-4 start that included losses to Charles Oliveira and Yuri Alcantara