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TRAINING: Three hours in the morning and three hours at night, boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, wrestling, pads, cardio, strength, sparring, positions......
When and why did you start training for fighting? I just liked the sport. It is challenging and I like to be challenged.
What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC light heavyweight champion, UFC heavyweight tournament champion, UFC superfight champion, been ranked top 10 in light heavyweight and middleweight divisions.
Do you have any heroes? Jesus
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an honor. This is where I started and Dana and the Fertittas have done nothing but the best with this organization.....I want to finish my career where I started it...
What was your job before you started fighting? Fighting has always been my job
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? 1-0 in pro boxing
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu