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Oliveira vs. Elkins
TRAINING: I do strength training and cardio in the morning, and sparring at night.
Thoughts on opponent, Ricardo Lamas? It’s another big fight. Ricardo is ranked number four in the world. I want to fight for the title, and you have to fight the best fighters to get your shot.
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