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TRAINING: Mitt work and strength and conditioning in the morning. Sparring or grappling in the afternoon.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training just for fun, but I wanted to fight. I had my first pro MMA fight in 2003. I started doing Thai boxing, then boxing, submission wrestling, amateur MMA, and now it’s pro.
What ranks and titles have you held? Cage Warriors middleweight champion, former Danish Thai boxing champion
Do you have any heroes? None
What is your favorite technique? Whatever knocks the guy out.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a good opportunity for me, and I’m glad I’m getting to fight here.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I was in the middle of studying engineering before moving to Las Vegas.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a student and had various part-time jobs.