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TRAINING: A typical day of training for this fight is simple, going from a phone call up in the mountains on vacation to making UFC 161 into one the most entertaining cards to watch.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting 2004, because training fighters wasn't paying the bills.
What ranks and titles have you held? IFL Grand Prix Champion, IFL HWY Champion, Black Belt in jiu-jitsu
Do you have any heroes? The only heroes I have are my friends and family (Wife) that support me and help me become a better person and fighter.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the UFC, is a dream that turned into reality.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? N/A
What was your job before you started fighting? Working with kids in before and after school programs, substitute teacher.
If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Roi Kan Do and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: Takedown
Favorite Striking technique: Face Punch