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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 05: Antonio Silva enters the arena before his heavyweight fight against Travis Browne at the UFC on FX event at Target Center on October 5, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: I train 2 times each day, rotating between BJJ, wrestling, Muay Thai, and conditioning.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I made my pro debut in 2005.
What ranks and titles have you held? I was Cage Rage and Cage Warrior SHW champion, and Pro Elite Champion.
Do you have any heroes? Minotauro Nogueira
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I was an armored car security guard.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt
Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle
Favorite striking technique: Flying Knee