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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 15: (L-R) Erik Perez and Edwin Figueroa face off during the UFC 167 weigh-in event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 15, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Erik Perez; Edwin Figueroa
TRAINING: Training hard three or four sessions a day
When and why did you start training for fighting? I’ve been training for seven years; I started training to stay out of trouble.
What ranks and titles have you held? Thai Boxing Association of Mexico title
Do you have any heroes? Ramon Dekkers, Tom "Kong" Watson
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s great, a dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Carpenter, tortilla factory