- His world class jiu-jitsu skills.
- 10-time World Jiu-Jitsu Champion.
- 2005 ADCC Absolute Champion and 88-98kg Champion.
- Winning all 3 of his MMA fights via submission.
- Choking out Kevin Randleman at Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery.
- Choking out Yuki Kondo at Sengoku 2.
- Choking out Trevor Prangley at Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg.