TRAINING: Running exercise starts at six o’clock in the early morning. Practicing jiu-jutsu and wrestling in the AM, and practicing Muay Thai in the afternoon.
Thoughts on opponent, Yang Jian Ping? I think Yang Jian Ping is a strong man.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I liked to watch fighting shows when I was a child. And I started to train for fighting from 2007.
What ranks and titles have you held? None
Do you have any heroes? My hero is Wanderlei Silva, “The Axe Murderer.”
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? My dream comes true. I’m honored and happy to join the UFC.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a driver before I started fighting.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I was the champion of The Art of War Fighting Championship 11 and 12. And I was the champion of wrestling in Hebei and Shandong provinces.
Favorite striking technique: Ground and pound