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TRAINING: Hard work every day
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2011 – I’ve always enjoyed competing
What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt BJJ. Five-time worlds, one-time Pan Ams gold medalist. Four-time American national champion
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. It’s the only reason I fight.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I’ve had to carry many jobs to be able to survive and train.
Favorite grappling technique: Leg lock
Favorite striking technique: Jab