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TRAINING: Depending on the day, I do strength and conditioning in the mroning and then in the afternoon I train with the Pro Elite at the MMA Lab, game planning and preparing for Silva.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Nine years ago – I love the competition.
What ranks or titles have you held? Blue belt in BJJ under John Crouch, TUF LATAM 2 coach
Do you have any heroes? My Dad and Mother
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a great accomplishment.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Grand Canyon University - degree in Criminal justice and Sociology.
What was your job before you started fighting? Full-time student
Accomplishments in amateur competition? I was a state champion in wrestling in high school. I took sixth at the Reno world championship tournament in high school. I was an All-American wrestler in college (Pima Community College).
Favorite grappling technique: RNC - the Drew Fickett special