MMA fighter who has fought in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship since 2007. He won the first round of Globo's The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. He has over 50,000 followers on his cezarmutant Instagram account.
He grew up wrestling and practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He repeatedly watched tapes of UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie.
He made his professional debut in April 2007 through the Xtreme Fighting Championships in Brazil. He beat Andre Severo in a TKO.
He posted a video of his daughter to Instagram in May 2018.
He and Antonio Silva are both MMA Fighters from Brazil.