Mixed fighting techinques fighter who produced his UFC debut Oct 13, 2012 at UFC 153 and gained his 1st UFC victory at his following fight in Feb 2013. He fought for local promotions prior to making his method towards the UFC. He dropped a choice to Frank Trevino at UFC 171. He was created in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. He fought at UFC 165, a meeting that Jon Jones headlined.