Mixed martial arts fighter who made his UFC debut October 13, 2012 at UFC 153 and earned his first UFC victory at his next fight in February 2013.
He fought for regional promotions before making his way to the UFC.
He lost a decision to Frank Trevino at UFC 171.
He was born in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.
He fought at UFC 165, an event that Jon Jones headlined.