Mixed martial artist who earned the middleweight tournament of “THE BEST Fighter: Brazil,” decisioning Sergio Moraes at UFC 147. He remaining house when he was 17 years of age and was used by UFC champ Vitor Belfort. He defeat Thiago Santos by guillotine choke at UFC 163. He was created in Ibitinga, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Viewing tapes of Royce Gracie’s dominance in the first UFC events motivated him to begin with training.