TRAINING: Team Alpha Male (Ultimate Fitness), Fiore MMA
When and why did you start training for fighting? I love to compete, and fighting was the greatest competition of all! Fighting another person is probably the biggest adrenalin rush ever and I love that.
What ranks and titles have you held? I have held the King Of Kombat 145lb Championships, Legends of Fighting 145lb and Super Fight Championships, Courage Fighting Championships 145lb Championship, Colosseum Combat 145lb Championship, and Freestyle Combat Challenge 145lb Tournament Champion.
Do you have any heroes? Chuck Liddell
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me! The UFC is like the Super Bowl of fighting, and I have dreamed about being here from day one.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No, I never went to college. I started fighting right after high school.
What was your job before you started fighting? Only fighting
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Heel hook...it’s simple and it works
Favorite Striking technique: Superman punch