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TRAINING: Sparring, cardio, BJJ, and wrestling every day.
When and why did you start training for fighting? After seeing UFC 2, I knew that I had to be a fighter, so I started seeking out BJJ training right away.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true. A lot of people say that, but that is what it means to me.
Do you have any heroes? Myself.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Jiu-jitsu instructor
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? World cup BJJ champ, 3x Pan Am medalist, North American Abu Dhabi trials champ, 2x grapplers quest U.S. national champ, 5x Canadian grappling champ.
Ranks in martial arts styles? Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Black Belt in Kempo Karate
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke
Favorite striking technique: Right Hand