|From:||Berkeley, CA USA|
|Fights Out Of:||Santa Rosa, CA USA|
|Height:||6' 0" ( 182 cm )|
|Weight:||170 lb ( 77 kg )|
UFC Fight Night at the Ginasio Jose Correa on October 9, 2013 in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Oct 09, 2013
UFC Fight Night: Maia v Shields weigh-in at the Ginasio Jose Correa on October 8, 2013 in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil.Oct 08, 2013
UFC® 162 Silva vs Weidman live at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, July 6, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada.Jul 06, 2013
UFC® 162 weigh-in at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on July 5, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)Jul 05, 2013
||18||4||1||11||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
||49||1||0||1||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
||19||6||1||5||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
||37||6||7||12||R3 Decision - Unanimous|
Training: Run on the beach or work out in the gym in the morning. Jiu-jitsu, MMA, and Kickboxing in the evening. Mountain run with sprints on Saturday. Rest on Sunday
When and why did you start training for fighting? I was in great shape and wanted to test myself. I saw Chuck KO Tito and said. 'I want to do that!'
What ranks and titles have you held? Cage Combat Middleweight Champ, Tachi Palace Fights welterweight champ, David Terrell purple belt
Do you have any heroes? Dave Terrell, Nelson Mandela
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything I've done in my life has led me to this moment. I'm honored to fight for my team, family, and everyone up in Nor-Cal.
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in stream restoration, lift operation, construction, and odd jobs.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Two-time Gracie Open champion
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Winning the CCFC and TPF belts and defending the 707.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Dave Terrell Purple Belt, Kwon Bup Black belt
Favorite grappling technique? Whatever wins the fight
Favorite Striking technique? Whatever wins the fight