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Thoughts on opponent, Francisco Rivera? I like him as an opponent. I like guys who will go in there and slug it out. He has a longer reach, but I have fought guys like that before.
TRAINING: I wake up and go for a run outdoors every day. In the afternoon I do my strength and conditioning training, and in the evening I train MMA.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Seven years ago, because I used to watch boxing on television.
What ranks and titles have you held? The first Brazilian in the UFC flyweight division
Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes
What was your job before you started fighting? None