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TRAINING: Morning run followed by Muay Thai or boxing session. Rest, and after lunch 45 mins of strength & conditioning, rest and then night session of MMA class (wrestling or BJJ)
When and why did you start training to become a fighter? When I was 19 years old I moved to Thailand on a whim to try and be a fighter. I just always thought fighting was one of the few things I was good at. So why not try and see how I good I really am by fighting pro?
What ranks and titles have you held? Former URCC featherweight champion in the Philippines & former F3 MMA welterweight champion in Malaysia.
Do you have any heroes? My heroes would have to be characters in stories and myths I have read.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The UFC means a life changing opportunity for me and I plan to make the most out of it.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? N/A
What was your job before you started fighting? N/A
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Silver Medalist in Sanda in a Taiwan Tournament.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I have fought Pro in K-1, Sanda, Boxing, Muay Thai, & MMA. I’m definitely proud to have competed at some of the highest levels in these five sports.
Favorite grappling technique: Gogoplata
Favorite striking technique: Elbows