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Training: Strength and conditioning in the morning, and sparring at night.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2006 because I like to compete.
What ranks and titles have you held? Division I national qualifier in wrestling at Eastern Illinois University, placed third in State in high school wrestling.
Do you have any heroes? Jesus
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a great opportunity and a dream come true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Psychology
What was your job before you started fighting? Worked at a juvenile detention center, and did construction work.
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
Favorite striking technique: Right cross