UFC featherweight who joined up with the promotion in 2012, building his debut at UFC 147. He proceeded to go 3-3 in his first six battles with the business, all six chose by decision. He fought generally at light-weight before signing using the UFC. He’d previously amassed a 20-1-1 record, fighting nearly solely in Brazil. Originally an applicant for the truth show THE BEST Fighter: Brazil, he rather simply joined up with the UFC. He was raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and can be referred to as Barnabé. He fought Ricard Lamas in 2014, shedding by unanimous decision.