|Nickname --||Birthdate 1/25/1981|
|Height / Weight 5'11" - 170||Place of Birth Brasilia, Brazil|
Paulo Thiago is a Brazilian fighter who was relatively unknown until his upset of Josh Koscheck, whom he knocked out in February 2009. He's a well-rounded fighter, with strong counter punching, and a very solid BJJ background. Besides being rated amongst the top 10 welterweights in the world, Thiago works as a special forces police officer in Brazil.