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TRAINING: Get up at 7 am. Might train a couple clients. Then I do my own training. Get some lunch, try to nap. Get up, might train a couple clients again and then do my own training again.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training for MMA after I finished university in 2008. I've watched UFC from the beginning and really fell in love with combative sports right after high school.
What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt in BJJ.
Do you have any heroes? GSP, Arnold Schwarzenegger
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is my dream come true. The culmination of all the years of hard work and sacrifice.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I majored in Physical and Health Education. Also have a minor in health studies.
What was your job before you started fighting? Strength and Conditioning Coach
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar
Favorite striking technique: Knee to the body