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TRAINING: I go to the gym twice a day. I do my live sparring in the evenings and concentrate mainly on strength and conditioning as well as technique in the earlier practices.
When and why did you start training for fighting? August 2007. I believe I can become World Champion at 155 lbs.
What ranks and titles have you held? 3X All-American Wrestler Div. 1 (3, 4, 3), 4X HS State Champion.
Do you have any heroes? My father and grandfather
What is your favorite technique? Ground and Pound
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting for the UFC is a great honor. When I started fighting, my goal was to be the best. In order to be the best, you got to beat the best, and the best are in the UFC. So, this just puts me one step closer to my goal.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Oklahoma State University, Bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Health and Human Performance
What was your job before you started fighting? Assistant Wrestling Coach at Oklahoma State University