Getty Images reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image or clip. If you violate our intellectual property you may be liable for: actual damages, loss of income, and profits you derive from the use of this image or clip, and, where appropriate, the costs of collection and/or statutory damages up to $150,000 (USD).
photo 1 of 27
UFC 118 Soto vs. Osipczak
TRAINING: Each day of the week is different, but they involve two sessions: one being a technical session, and the other a tougher session - such as sparring or fitness.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started traditional martial arts at 18 because I wasn’t doing any sports at the time and had some spare time on my hands, and had always wanted to give it a try.
What ranks and titles have you held? National Open Champion at Shaolin Kung Fu
British semi-pro MW champion for Total Combat.
Do you have any heroes? GSP
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an amazing opportunity and experience, allowing me to do something I love full time, and enjoy the perks that come with it!
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Degree in Math, Accounting & Financial Management
What was your job before you started fighting? Professional gambler
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Going undefeated in amateur and semi-pro MMA, winning most fights with ease!
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Smashing all three of my opponents in a combined time of 4mins 43secs
Favorite grappling technique: Throws / trips
Favorite Striking technique: Head kicks!