Nickname: Junior, Scarface
Record: 19 – 1 – 0
Weight Class: Featherweight
Fighting Weight: 145lb
Height: 5′ 7″
Born: September 9, 1986 in Manaus, Brazil
Fighting Style: Boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
- WEC Featherweight Champ
- First-ever UFC Featherweight Champ
- Most consecutive wins in the WEC (Eight)
- Sherdog’s 2009 Fighter of the Year
Disciplines: Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Training Camps: Nova União, Black House
Personal Website: ufc.com
No stranger to “Fight of the Night” and “Knockout of the Night honors.