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TRAINING: Morning technical work either with kickboxing or Jiu-Jitsu. At noon, I will work my strength and conditioning, and in the evening more technique and sparring in either the same martial art or wrestling.
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