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TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 21: Evan Dunham weighs in during the UFC 152 weigh in at Mattamy Athletic Centre at the Gardens on September 21, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: A typical day consists of mitt work and/or grappling in the morning. On other days I have strength and conditioning in the morning. At night I head to Xtreme Couture for pro practice. Saturdays include some strength and conditioning and drilling. On Sunday I try and go to yoga.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Started training for fun and became hooked once I had my first fight.
What ranks and titles have you held? None
Do you have any heroes? My dad
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It has been a goal and dream of mine ever since I started in the sport.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Attended the University of Oregon and earned a bachelors degree in Sociology and minored in business.
What was your job before you started fighting? Worked many different jobs, such as landscaping and installing computers in dental offices.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Champion of a local amateur show in Oregon.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Submission win over 2008 no gi world champion Cleber Luciano in MMA fight.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in BJJ under Wellington "Megaton" Dias
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar, rear naked choke & guillotine.