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TRAINING: Every day is different, but it usually consists of 2-4 training sessions a day. Each session is either Sparring, Wrestling, Pads, Drilling, Conditioning, or just Running.
Thoughts on upcoming opponent, Ross Pearson? I think he's a top notch guy in the division, and beating him launches me into title contention.
Thoughts on upcoming opponent, Erik Koch? Tall and Buff
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training four years ago to stop getting into trouble.
What ranks and titles have you held? I’m a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu and have won many grappling tournaments like the Pan Ams.
Do you have any heroes? I admire anyone who fights to get what they want in life without screwing people over.
What is your favorite technique? The Superman double wrist lock
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went for a year but I was just there to play soccer.
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked for United Cerebral Palsy. I helped children with disabilities on their social behavior.