|From:||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Fights Out Of:||Auckland New Zealand|
|Height:||6' 0" ( 182 cm )|
|Weight:||145 lb ( 65 kg )|
UFC Fight Night at Vector Arena on June 28, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Jun 28, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
UFC weigh-in at Vector Arena on June 27, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Jun 27, 2014
Open training session during the UFC Ultimate Media Day at The Cloud at Queen's Wharf on June 26, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.Jun 26, 2014
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TRAINING: Morning training, either sparring or conditioning, then night pads or jits, then wrestling.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Over five years ago after watching a friend level some guy and the crowd went nuts. I love the sport and training, but I got into this game to compete and be the best.
What ranks and titles have you held? Australian Fighting Championship LW Title, Supremacy New Zealand LW Champion, King In The Ring Middleweight Kickboxing Champion, WKBF X-Rules Welterweight Champion.
Do you have any heroes? NZ’s greatest champions, guys like Mark Hunt, Jason Suttie, Jordan Tai, my coach Aaron Boyes.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be fighting on the first New Zealand UFC card means everything.
What was your job before you started fighting? Doorman in Auckland CBD
Favorite striking technique: Body Shots
• Has fought from heavyweight to featherweight
• Pro since 2009
• Five wins by submission, five by KO
• Eight first round finishes
• On six fight winning streak