|Nickname:||The Monkey God|
|From:||Warsaw, Indiana United States|
|Fights Out Of:||Detroit , Michigan United States|
|Height:||5' 3" ( 160 cm )|
|Weight:||125 lb ( 56 kg )|
Thoughts on opponent, Ian McCall? Veteran, has good wrestling. I will beat him, though.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started through wrestling, and my dad was influenced by the founding fathers of MMA.
What ranks and titles have you held? Ten titles in amateur career
Do you have any heroes? Everyone fighting the good fight.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Not much until I win a title.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Fighting
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 28-1, 10 titles
- Pro since 2014
- Five first round finishes
- Two wins by KO, five by submission (3 RNC, arm triangle, undisclosed submission)
- Coming off second round KO win over Jun Nakamura in Pancrase bout in October 2016