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STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - APRIL 13: Thiago Silva of Brazil weighs in during the official UFC on Fuel TV weigh in event at Ericsson Globe on April 13, 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: I'm training hard every day and doing a lot of wrestling.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training with Macaco and I decided to do MMA to get a better future.
Accomplishments in amateur competition? I won State and Brazilian BJJ Tournaments
Do you have any heroes? Wanderlei Silva
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is the dream of my life to fight in UFC and to get a chance to fight for the belt.
What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Accomplishments in pro competition? I am the current champion of the Fury fight GP.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Black Belt
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine inside the guard
Favorite striking technique: Punching in the face