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MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 31: (R-L) Brandon Vera punches Ben Rothwell in their UFC heavyweight bout at BMO Harris Bradley Center on August 31, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ben Rothwell; Brandon Vera
TRAINING: I’m typically training twice a day, working and improving all things MMA.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 1999 to learn self-defense
Do you have any heroes? George Washington
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? For my career in MMA, it is everything
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Waukesha County Technical College - technical degree in collision repair
What was your job before you started fighting? I was 17 and worked for my parents in their restaurant.
Favorite grappling technique: The Jackson
Favorite striking technique: The Vertical Hammer aka Rothafier