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SINGAPORE - JANUARY 03: Russell Doane during the UFC Fight Night Singapore Weigh-in at the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands on January 3, 2014 in Singapore. (Photo by Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: A typical day varies between striking and strength & conditioning, or jiu-jitsu and technique drilling.
When and why did you start training to become a fighter? I started in 2006, but I have wanted to compete ever since I saw Rumina Sato do a flying armbar years prior.
What ranks and titles have you held? X-1 State Title, X-1 World Title, 808 Battleground World Title, Destiny State Title, Destiny World Title, King of the Cage World Title, Tachi Palace World Title, blue belt in BJJ
Do you have any heroes? Ronald “The Machine Gun” Jhun – he’s an amazing role model for anyone.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? EVERYTHING! All the years I put into perfecting my craft will now be showcased on the biggest stage in the world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Carpenter