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TRAINING: Same as all my camps - just do good conditioning in the morning and have good specific training at night
When and why did you start training for fighting? When? I started when I was 20. Why? All I can say is it involved a woman.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 3x World Jiu Jitsu Champion (black belt) Jiu Jitsu European Champion, Jiu Jitsu Pan-American Champion (three times)
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Jiu Jitsu World Champion (black belt, three times), 2x (2007, 2009) ADCC World Champion, TUF Brazil 2 and TUF LATAM coach
Ranks in martial arts styles? Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Brown Belt in Judo. Black Belt Muay Thai
Do you have any heroes? My family
What is your favorite technique? kimura
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a recognition of my hard work and training. I've been waiting for this moment to truly test my skills among the best of the UFC again. I'm ready for challenge.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ teacher