|出身:||カレイロ・ダ・ヴァレア, アマゾナス ブラジル|
|チーム・本拠地:||パー, テキサス USA|
|身長:||5' 9" ( 175 cm )|
|体重:||155 lb ( 70 kg )|
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TRAINING: I start at 8am with crossfit / conditioning, then Muay Thai / boxing and BJJ. Break. Afternoon boxing and MMA. Evening BJJ. It varies depending on the day, but usually something like that.
Thoughts on opponent, Colton Smith? I know he’s a good grappling guy, and he likes the takedown, but I think I know his game pretty well. I know he’s going to come strong, but I’ve been training hard for this and I’ll be ready.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started when I was 10 as a hobby; I just wanted to learn how to defend myself. My first time on the mats, I was super excited to learn, but I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I fell in love with the sport and have been training since.
What ranks and titles have you held? Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 3rd degree black belt,
STFC lightweight champion, Legacy FC lightweight champion
Do you have any heroes? Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? For me, it’s a dream come true to fight for one of the biggest MMA events in the world. I know everyone wants to be here and trains for this, and just like I trained hard to get here, I will keep training hard and do whatever it takes to stay and make my way to the top.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
Favorite striking technique: Jab, cross, and hook
• Pro since 2011
• Five wins by submission
• Two first round finishes
• Holds wins over Carlo Prater and Jorge Patino