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TRAINING: I have been training well since January, but my strength and conditioning for this fight has been my strong point. After receiving some criticism in my past fights, I have been working harder on my conditioning to fight against Durinho.
Thoughts on opponent, Gilbert Burns? A great athlete who I really respect for having some of the best jiu-jitsu in the UFC, but he is fighting a guy who is also very tough and also has a great ground game.When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 12 years old. I was inspired by Bruce Lee movies.
What ranks and titles have you held? Midway Super Fight, Predador Kamae 1 e 2, Iron Man
Do you have any heroes? Bruce Lee, Thor, Virgulino Ferreira da Silva vulgo "Lampião", Manny Pacquiao
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I am still a Para State Military Police Officer