Brazilian jiu-jitsu style mixed martial artist who fights in the featherweight division. He has won the Sengoku Featherweight Championship and Featherweight King of Pancrase.
He won his debut fight in 2004 against Tatu Nunes by rear-naked choke submission.
He won his first 14 fights in a row before finally losing to Michihiro Omigawa in 2009.
He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He fell to Pat Curran in 2011, earning only his 3rd loss in the first 22 fights of his career.