TRAINING: Warm up, drill, then depending on the day, spar, wrestle, roll, hit the bags, then on some days we will drill some of everything.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I had a few fights and I decided I liked it, so I started training.
What ranks and titles have you held? None
Do you have any heroes? Mike Tyson, Barry Sanders
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot. I get to show everyone my skills.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked everywhere. The last one was a paint delivery job with Sherwin Williams
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Golden Gloves State champion, Michiana Fight League lightweight champion
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Colosseum Combat lightweight champion, CBA Promotions middleweight champion
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Chokes
Favorite Striking technique: Kicks