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LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 29: Josh Sampo weighs in during the weigh-in for The Ultimate Fighter season 18 live finale inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 29, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: 4am three mile run, 4-5pm wrestling practice, 5-6pm MMA practice, 7-8pm boxing, 8-9pm strength and conditioning
When and why did you start training for fighting? I wanted to keep my competitive edge after collegiate wrestling and occupy my time.
What ranks and titles have you held? CFA Flyweight Champion, Purple belt in Jiu-jitsu
Do you have any heroes? Father and grandfather
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? Yes. BS in Biology, minor in chemistry, Masters of Arts in Education. Lindenwood University
What was your job before you started fighting? Student/teacher
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Three-time All-American wrestler
Favorite grappling technique: RNC
Favorite striking technique: Switch kick to the head