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TRAINING: Morning session for an hour and a half with circuit training and jiu-jitsu; night session for two hours with pad work and MMA sparring.
What ranks and titles have you held? Top 10 among Canadian MMA welterweights
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 4 years old, doing all different types of tournaments, and I started fighting professionally when I was 16 because I love to compete and test myself.
Do you have any heroes? Bruce Lee is one my heroes. I would watch his movies over and over when I was younger and I still keep watching them today. He inspires me
What does it mean for you to fight in STRIKEFORCE? Fighting for Strikeforce is an honor, and it’s proving to me that all these years of training is paying off. I can’t wait to show my skills to everyone there
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Making it to class in high school
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 6-0-1 in amateur MMA and I won a belt at lightweight
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I won matches against Joe Riggs, Josh Burkman, and Marius Zaromskis - those wins felt great!
Favorite grappling technique: Right cross Left hook
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook Right cross