|Summary:||Muay thai, conditioning, heart|
|From:||Omaha, NE USA|
|Fights Out Of:||Omaha, NE USA|
|Height:||5' 8" ( 172 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
The Ultimate Fighter® Season 18 Finale live at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, November 30, 2013.Nov 30, 2013
The Ultimate Fighter season 18 finale weigh-in at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 29, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Nov 29, 2013
||105||0||0||0||R3 Decision - Unanimous||
Ways To Watch
Strikeforce - PaybackOct 3, 2008
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TRAINING: Monday through Saturday I train 2-3 times a day working on my skills and conditioning in all areas. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday I focus on strength and Muay Thai. Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday I focus on my wrestling and jiu-jitsu
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training for fighting at the age of 14 after watching my first UFC.
What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time Amateur Muay Thai world national champion, Fight2Win Amateur Featherweight Champion, Professional PFC Lightweight Champion
Do you have any heroes? I am surrounded by so many great people I cannot just single out one.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Went to a community college in pursuit of a business degree.
What was your job before you started fighting? Before fighting I worked as a Baker
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Strikeforce and Bellator veteran and PFC Lightweight Champion
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar
Favorite striking technique: Left Head Kick
• Five wins by KO, five by submission
• Three first round finishes
• Pro since 2009
• Had 9-0 amateur record
• Owns July 2013 submission win over UFC vet TJ O’Brien
• Has also faced UFC vet Junior Hernandez
• Tried out for TUF 15, losing to Daron Cruickshank