TRAINING: 9am stand up training with my Muay Thai coach , 3pm BJJ with Alberto Crane on technique, 5pm wrestling with Ando from SK golden boys
When and why did you start training for fighting? I got jumped in high school by 10 guys and wanted to do something about it, so I decided that I wanted to learn how to fight.
What ranks and titles have you held? King of the Cage 135-pound title.
Do you have any heroes? My mom
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the UFC is a dream come true. I have worked so hard to get here. But it doesn’t stop here – I’m getting that belt.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at Keys Nissan. I used to wash the cars.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Blue belt under Alberto Crane
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
Favorite Striking technique: Straight right