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DENVER, CO - AUGUST 11: UFC fighter Anthony "Showtime" Pettis in the locker room with teammate Chico Camus while attending UFC 150 inside Pepsi Center on August 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Zuffa LLC)
TRAINING: Strength and conditioning in the morning from 9 till around 11 am, then I hit the gym a bit later for striking and some jitz, then some pad work to finish the night off.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training MMA in 2007 with Anthony Pettis.
What ranks and titles have you held? I have one title - it's the Gladiator Fighting Championship title.
Do you have any heroes? My mother
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world. I'm a kid that's been
through a lot in my life, so this means everything to me.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Brick mason
Favorite grappling technique: Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite striking technique: Boxing