|Birth Day||January 17, 1983|
|Age||37 YEARS OLD|
Grappler and jiu-jitsu fighter who won many championships in both categories, and is widely considered one of the world's greatest grapplers.
He trained as a teenager, before winning his first gold medal at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club when he was 20.
He won the 82kg Jiu-Jitsu World Championship three years running, from 2009-2011.
He was born in Formiga, Minas Gerais, Brazil, but moved to New York to pursue his career.