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TRAINING: I train three times a day. I run and do cardio in the morning, in the afternoon I do Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and at night I train MMA and hard sparring
Thoughts on opponent, Frankie Edgar? He is a champion! This will be the biggest fight of my career.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Nine years old
What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt in BJJ
Do you have any heroes? Macaco
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I just got out of high school; I want to go to college in the future.
What was your job before you started fighting? I just got out of high school.
Favorite grappling technique: The mount
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook