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TRAINING: 8:30 wake up, breakfast (buckwheat pancakes or oatmeal with fresh fruits)
10:00 arrive at Alliance MMA (stretch, roll out)
1030-1230 team training
130 lunch (chicken/brown rice vegetable juice)
6:30 back at Alliance MMA for conditioning/pads or technical training
830 dinner (seared ahi/salad and vegetable juice)
Thoughts on opponent, Andrew Craig? Andrew is a tough guy. Watching his fights, I noticed he's one of those fighters you can never count out. He's physical, athletic and keeps coming at you.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I've been talking about MMA since I was in the seventh grade. The first day I walked into Team Quest was the first day I started training full-time to become a pro fighter.
What ranks and titles have you held? Sportfight, WEC, and Gladiator Challenge.
Do you have any heroes? No.
What is your favorite technique? Putting the stamp on kids!
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a lifetime achievement. It's definitely one of my lifelong dreams coming true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No.
What was your job before you started fighting? Painting and construction.