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|From:||Durant, OK USA|
|Fights Out Of:||Dallas, TX USA|
|Height:||5' 11" ( 180 cm )|
|Weight:||155 lb ( 70 kg )|
|College:||Missouri Valley College|
Aug 30, 2014
Aug 29, 2014
Aug 28, 2014
UFC 177 fighters Ramsey Nijem, Diego Ferreira, Yancy Medeiros, and Damon Jackson play a game of Either/Or, including answering the age old question: Diaz or Nogueira?Aug 26, 2014 2:28
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TRAINING: Strength / conditioning in the morning. Mid-day technique. At night, technique and live goes.
When and why did you start training for fighting? The Ultimate Fighter Season 1. Growing up, I was not allowed to watch the fights so I didn't focus on fighting at all; I just wrestled. I saw TUF season 1 and was addicted and slowly started training.
What ranks and titles have you held? NAIA All American. Legacy Fighting featherweight champ
Do you have any heroes? None
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It what it's all about. It’s why I started training to fight. It means the work I've put in is paying off, but it's not good enough to just make it - I want the title. That's when I'll be happy.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Missouri Valley College - Exercise Science
What was your job before you started fighting? Personal Trainer
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 6-1 amateur MMA. All-American in wrestling
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke - I love feeling when people quit
Favorite striking technique: Jab
• Pro since 2012
• Four first round finishes
• Seven wins by submission, two by KO
• Coming off first round submission win (1:32) over UFC / WEC vet Leonard Garcia
• Normally fights at 145 – stepping up on short notice for this fight at 155