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LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 12: Gilbert Smith weighs in during the TUF 17 Finale weigh-in at the Hollywood Theatre at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on April 12, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Training Style"I run for 1 hour. Do grappling for 1.5 hours. Lifting 1 hour. Striking for 1 hour."
UFC HistoryUFC 31 - Gilber loss to Penn by referee stoppage in 4:57 of Round 1 (punches)
More Information: "I have trained and wrestled all my life, and fighting is just an extension, new areas to train and develop my body, get my body to do different things like striking. Change my instincts. I’m psyched to test myself in the UFC, the Ultimate Proving Ground."
4x Illinois State High School State Champion in 4 different weight classes.
2x NCAA Division I All American (Michigan)
3rd Place 2000 Abu Dhabi Submission Wrestling World Championships, 65.9 KG Division
5-1 fighting record 5-0 in open hand rules, 0-1 in SHOOTO A Class (Loss to Uematsu)