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When and why did you start training for fighting? I became a fighter because I love competition and fell in love with fighting.
Do you have any heroes? My family, Ghandi, Mother Teresa, Tecumseh. In general, righteous people who have dedicated their lives to a cause bigger than themselves.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is the beginning of a long journey
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I wrestled 2 years at Santa Rosa Junior College
What was your job before you started fighting? Massage Therapist
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Multi Time Indoor National Soccer Champion, Youth State Judo Champion, 20 and under California Freestyle Wrestling Champion, Runner Up California Junior College Wrestling Championship.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Caged Combat First Middleweight Champion. Palace Fighting Championship’s Middleweight Champion
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Green Belt in Judo & David Terrell Blue Belt in Jiu-Jitsu.
Favorite grappling technique: Judo Toss
Favorite Striking technique: The Bas Rutten Liver Shot