|:||Fortaleza, Ceara Brazil|
|Vive A:||Fortaleza, Ceara Brazil|
|Altezza:||5' 7" ( 170 cm )|
|Peso:||145 libbre ( 65 kg )|
UFC Fight Night event inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium on September 13, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)set 13, 2014
set 12, 2014
In this MetroPCS Move of the Week; Noad Lahat gets knocked out with a vicious flying knee from Godofredo Pepey.set 10, 2014
mar 23, 2014
Lotta a Terra
||36||0||0||2||R3 Decision - Split|
||32||0||1||0||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
Training: In the morning, MMA for two hours, usually from 10am until 12pm. Break of three hours between the morning and afternoon sessions for a meal and rest. From 4pm to 6pm Muay Thai (Tues and Thurs) and Jiu-Jitsu (Monday, Wednesday, Friday). Around 9pm, Physical Training, usually for one hour.
What ranks and titles have you held? Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Jiu-jitsu: Brazilian champion, Pan American, Brazil Cup, 13-time champion of the Northeast, 15 times champion of Ceará.
Do you have any heroes? My brother
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The realization of a dream as a professional athlete.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I completed high school
What was your job before you started fighting? Safety inspector
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
- Team Vitor member on TUF Brazil, was switched to Team Wanderlei late in the season
- Pro since 2003
- Seven wins by submission, four by knockout
- Win over Lahat snapped two fight losing streak
- Origin of nickname Pepey: “It’s a childhood nickname. I have an older brother with the same name, Godofredo Castro. I needed a nickname different from my brother.”