TRAINING: Run three miles; morning practice is wrestling / conditioning; evening practice is kickboxing.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Three years ago. For the money.
What ranks and titles have you held? Pit Fighting 205-pound champion, ranked third in King of the Cage at light heavyweight.
Do you have any heroes? I look up to Randy Couture.
What is your favorite technique? Armbar
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I get an opportunity that many other fighters don’t get a chance to live out.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? East LA College, no degree
What was your job before you started fighting? I’m currently working construction.