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TRAINING: MORNINGS: Cardio AFTERNOONS: (MWF): Striking, MMA practice (T, TH): wrestling, grappling EVENINGS: Jiu-Jitsu, Conditioning, Technique
When and why did you start training for fighting? I didn't want to get a real job after college and decided to try my hand at being a professional athlete.
What ranks and titles have you held? Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Do you have any heroes? Both my Grandmothers, who put up with a lot from their kids, which later led to putting up with me. How could they not be my heroes?
What does it mean for you to fight in STRIKEFORCE? It means I'm one of the best fighters in the world, and every time I step into that cage I need to prove it.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? North Idaho College
What was your job before you started fighting? Construction, Roofing, Loss Prevention
Favorite grappling technique: Finishing people