|Summary:||Agility, strength and technique|
|Fights Out Of:||Coconut Creek, Florida USA|
|Height:||6' 4" ( 193 cm )|
|Weight:||264 lb ( 119 kg )|
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Jul 31, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
TRAINING: I train 2 times each day, rotating between BJJ, wrestling, Muay Thai, and conditioning.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I made my pro debut in 2005.
What ranks and titles have you held? I was Cage Rage and Cage Warrior SHW champion, and Pro Elite Champion.
Do you have any heroes? Minotauro Nogueira
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I was an armored car security guard.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt
Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle
Favorite striking technique: Flying Knee
• Pro since 2005
• 15 wins by knockout, two by submission (arm triangle, RNC)
• Owns 2011 TKO win over Fedor Emelianenko
• Has wins over former UFC champions Andrei Arlovski and Ricco Rodriguez. Has also defeated Justin Eilers, Cabbage Correira, Mike Kyle, and Tom Erikson
• Has won six of his last 12