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TRAINING: In the morning, I have sparring sessions. In the afternoon, I have technical training and at night, I have some physical training.
Thoughts on opponent, Cain Carrizosa? I think he and all UFC fighters are real tough. They’re the best in the world, so I need to be in great shape to win this fight.
When and why did you start training to become a fighter? I started fighting in 2007, at 17, because I always liked to fight. I think fighting gives power to the person, both physically and spiritually. When Chute Boxe opened in Camboriú, I decided to try it
What ranks and titles have you held? Three wins in Muay Thai fights and undefeated in MMA
Do you have any heroes? My family
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be the best in the world we need to fight in the world's best event. The UFC is the best event in the world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a surfer
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Muay Thai black belt, brown belt in jiu-jitsu
Favorite striking technique: Muay Thai