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TRAINING: Train two times a day, six days a week, consisting of boxing, BJJ, wrestling, and strength and conditioning.
When and why did you start training for fighting? After I graduated from college in May of 2005. I always liked the sport. I have seen other people with a wrestling background do well, and I felt that I could succeed.
Accomplishments in amateur competition? Two-time State Place Winner for New Jersey, 2nd in H.S. Nationals in 2000, four-time Division I National Qualifier for Clarion University and College Freestyle All-American in 2004.
Accomplishments in pro competition? Former UFC lightweight champion, Reality Fighting 155lb Champion
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Do you have any heroes? My dad and my high school wrestling coach, Mr. Reid. These two are the toughest people that I know, both mentally and physically.