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TRAINING: Typical day of training has been sparring in the afternoons, grappling at night and conditioning
Thoughts on opponent, Joey Gambino? I don't know much about him. I heard he likes to brawl and is a good wrestler, so I expect this to be a fun fight.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training four years ago, after I already had 11 pro fights, because I felt if I took it seriously, I would be able to pursue a future in fighting.
What ranks and titles have you held? Throwdown featherweight title
Do you have any heroes? GSP and Tim Tebow, because I love their work ethic.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It a dream come true. It’s all I've thought about doing since I got into fighting.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked on Hill Air Force base for the company EG&G
Favorite grappling technique: Choking people
Favorite Striking technique: Punching people