Hall of Fame Brazilian Jiu-jitsu fighter and martial artist who has won gold medals in World Jiu-jitsu Championships, Nogi World Championships, Pan American Championships, World Cups, and Nogi World Cups.
He also won gold medals in Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championships for grappling.
He is a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu champion like Relson Gracie.
He graduated from a military high school in Manaus and attended law school in Rio de Janeiro.
His brother Saulo Ribeiro is also a Jiu-jitsu and submission wrestling champion.