TRAINING: Lifting weights and sprints in the morning and then we do a couple hours of technique....in the evenings its Muay Thai, boxing, wrestling and Jiu-jitsu depending on the day. I’ve been eating right and doing yoga a couple times a week for relaxation and flexibility.
Thoughts on opponent, Steve Bruno? Don't know much about Steve Bruno. Heard he is a tough guy that trains with American Top Team. I heard he has good hands and good jiu-jitsu. I’m looking forward to putting on a great show.
When and why did you start training for fighting? West Point High School. Mostly because I got picked on a lot and had to fight back eventually....I consider high school wrestling as part of training. But I seriously started training in North Carolina with Jiu-Jitsu black belt Jerry Moreno.
What ranks and titles have you held? Victory Fight Championship Belt – Omaha,
Do you have any heroes? Dad, and the main man, Jesus
What is your favorite technique? Ground and pound
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream becoming a reality
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I’m currently attending the University of Nebraska...I took this semester off to train more, and I’m working to become a chiropractor
What was your job before you started fighting? Marine Corps