Italian professional mixed martial artist who is known for being a Venator Fighting Championship in the Welterweight division. He is also known for his work within the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he competed in the Middleweight division.
He moved to London for two years to train in MMA and later the United States to train at King's MMA gym. He began fighting in the European circuit prior to joining the UFC. His first professional fight was in July of 2012 against Alessandro Grandis.
He won the Venator Fighting Championship welterweight title against Daniele Scatizzi in May of 2015.
He was born and raised in Trento, Italy.
He fought against Vitor Miranda at UFC Fight Night in June of 2017 where he won unanimously after three rounds.