Also known as "The Eraser", he is a professional fighter known for his Mixed Martial Arts. He competes as a Middleweight fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He shares photos of his training, lifestyle shots, and clips from his professional fights to his Instagram as well and his over 1.1 million followers.
To pay for his initial training, he worked in real estate. He then made his MMA debut in February of 2012 in Brazil. He earned further recognition when he was asked to be a fighter on The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3. He made his professional UFC Fight Night debut in March of 2017.
He was awarded the Performance of the Night award for his fight against Garreth McLellan.
He was born and raised in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
He has competed against and defeated several professional fighters in his UFC career including Johny Hendricks in November of 2017.