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MACAU, MACAU - NOVEMBER 09: Paulo Thiago makes weight during the UFC Macau weigh in at Cotai Arena on November 9, 2012 in Macau, Macau. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: I have three different training sessions in my training day - two of them are only martial arts training and the other one is a strength and conditioning session. All of them are about one hour
When and why did you start training for fighting? Judo at age of 5. I was inspired by my older brother.
What ranks and titles have you held? Storm, 4 Time Jungle Fight Champion, Conquista Fight, Capital Fight And Brasilia Gp. 6 Time Brasilia Jiu-Jitsu Champion; 5 Time Jiu-Jitsu State Champion; jiu-jitsu black belt under Ataide Jr.
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I`m still a police officer (special operations)
Favorite grappling technique: Leglock
Favorite Striking technique: High kick