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TRAINING: I do no gi BJJ in the morning. In the afternoon, I do some strength and conditioning and then some boxing and Muay Thai.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I got jumped in high school by 10 guys and wanted to do something about it, so I decided that I wanted to learn how to fight.
What ranks and titles have you held? King of the Cage 135-pound title.
Do you have any heroes? My mom
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the UFC is a dream come true. I have worked so hard to get here. But it doesn’t stop here – I’m getting that belt.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at Keys Nissan. I used to wash the cars.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Blue belt under Alberto Crane
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
Favorite Striking technique: Straight right