Mixed martial artist who signed with the UFC in 2007 and became the UFC's #1 ranked heavyweight fighter.
He began his career in martial arts by learning Jiu-Jitsu.
He used to be the head coach for Barcelo Boxing Gym.
He married Karine Werdum in 2003.
He earned 2010 Submission of the Year for his defeat of Fedor Emalianenko on June 26.