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TORRANCE, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Liz Carmouche conducts an open training session for fans and media at the UFC Gym on February 20, 2013 in Torrance, California. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: A typical day starts with light cardio in the morning followed by jiu-jitsu technique and an hour of sparring. In the afternoon I do weight training and heavier cardio.
Thoughts on opponent, Miesha Tate? I'm really excited about my fight with Miesha. Our paths have missed each other and we're finally meeting.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I was looking for a physical challenge and an outlet.
What ranks and titles have you held? None
Do you have any heroes? My teammates like Matt Fort, Landon Piercy, Mike DeLaTorre, and Alex Soto.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I am currently going to school for kinesiology.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was an aviation electrician in the Marine Corps.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Yellow belt in kenpo and blue belt in jiu-jitsu.
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar
Favorite striking technique: Left cross