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TRAINING: Each day is something different. M is wrestling/jits day and strength and conditioning night. T boxing sparring day and jits/wrestling night. W Muay Thai day and strength and conditioning night. Th Muay Thai day and run night. F Muay Thai day and run night. Sat is pro sparring - all out war!!
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2009. I started because I love the sport of MMA. I was a great wrestler in high school, I love competition, and I love to fight!
What ranks and titles have you held? Combat In The Cage am Lightweight Title, CFFC Pro Featherweight Title, and I'm ranked the #2 prospect in the world for 2012 featherweights on Bloody Elbow’s scouting report.
Do you have any heroes? Rocky
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything!
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Working for my stepfather, removing trees and logging.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Undefeated 4-0
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple Belt in BJJ under Firas Zahabi.
Favorite grappling technique: Ground and Pound
Favorite Striking technique: Jab