|Summary:||Well-rounded, dangerous everywhere|
|From:||Federal Way, WA USA|
|Fights Out Of:||Sacramento, CA USA|
|Height:||5' 11" ( 180 cm )|
|Weight:||145 lb ( 65 kg )|
Oct 25, 2014
UFC 179 weigh-in at the Maracanãzinho Gymnasium on October 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Oct 24, 2014
Oct 23, 2014
Stars from UFC 179 reveal how they received they nicknames. UFC 179 goes down this Saturday, October 25th on Pay-Per-View!Oct 23, 2014
||29||3||1||3||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
TRAINING: Team Alpha Male has guys who are elite level strikers and grapplers, so we're always mixing things up in our practices. I train 2-3 times a day.
When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 14-15 because I wanted to be famous.
What ranks and titles have you held? WFC and ISCF featherweight titles.
Do you have any heroes? Batman
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to fight in the UFC; this has been my dream since I was a kid. Fighting is all I have.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I dropped out of Community College to further pursue MMA. I am nowhere near earning a degree.
What was your job before you started fighting? Making Pizza
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Two featherweight titles. Voted Top 25 under 25 in MMA. Voted #2 prospect in the world.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Piano Key Belt in JoeJitsu under Joseph Benavidez
Favorite grappling technique: Flying triangle
Favorite striking technique: Uppercut
• Pro since 2009
• Seven wins by KO, three by submission
• Five first round finishes