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TRAINING: A typical day of training consists of conditioning, pads, or jiu-jitsu in the AM. Then MMA class and sparring at night.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I grew up rough and fought a lot. I started amateur when I was 16 and started training full-time by 18 years of age.
What ranks and titles have you held? MCC and UGC 155-pound belts.
Do you have any heroes? God, Josh Neer, and Randy Couture
What is your favorite technique? Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai techniques
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the Super Bowl
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No. I came from the school of hard knocks.
What was your job before you started fighting? None