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TRAINING: MMA work every day
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2005, and at the time I think the attraction was more because I was bullied as a kid, so it actually felt good when I had the confidence to protect myself.
What ranks and titles have you held? I hold two Australian middleweight titles
Do you have any heroes? Not really, but I grew up watching Superman
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. This will obviously be the biggest accomplishment in my life, so I plan on taking full advantage of it.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to college but didn't enjoy it
What was your job before you started fighting? Labouring, furniture removals
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 05-06-07 state titles in wrestling in Australia
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite striking technique: Right hook