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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 06: Alex Garcia weighs in during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on December 6, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: I do a combination of striking and BJJ every day, as well as strength and conditioning.
Thoughts on opponent, Neil Magny? Neil Magny is a strong, athletic fighter who presents a nice challenge for me.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2005 - I loved martial arts
What ranks and titles have you held? I won medals in BJJ tournaments, and was the Dominican AFC champion
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything, as this was the goal from the beginning.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Bartender
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
Favorite striking technique: KO