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TRAINING: I usually have one hard training session with the team in the morning and I rest. Then at night I do my strength and conditioning or either hit pads or work on BJJ.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2009 after I stopped going to college. I needed to still compete.
What ranks and titles have you held? Interim CFA champion and AFO champion
Do you have any heroes? My hero is my mother
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to fight for the UFC; it’s the biggest stage and that’s where I want to fight.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I did two years of college but did not finish.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a server at a fine dining restaurant.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I was RI State wrestling champ in 2007
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
Favorite striking technique: Jab, cross, hook