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JARAGUA DO SUL, BRAZIL - FEBRUARY 15: (R-L) Viscardi Andrade punches Nicholas Musoke in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at Arena Jaragua on February 15, 2014 in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: In one sentence - leaving no stone unturned. Covering the dimensions that make up the sport is a puzzle but at the same time very intriguing. Leading up to the fight, training is as specific as possible and all according to the plan set by my coaches Kenta Hammarström, Sasha Martinovic and Luis Lagerman. Add the savages I have for training partners and you can figure out my days are stacked.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I followed a friend to a session. That session changed everything in my life, and from there on I have been training and fighting.
What ranks and titles have you held? On Top Promotions Welterweight Champion
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me to be part of the greatest fighting organization. I’m looking forward to making it my home!
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Bachelor of Science in Political Science
What was your job before you started fighting? Student and random jobs
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brazilian jiu-jitsu purple belt
Favorite grappling technique: Any kind of choke
Favorite striking technique: Straight right