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Training: A typical day of training is packed full of stand up, JJ, & conditioning. I'm in the greatest shape of my life & I'll be ready to sprint 3 rounds.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in Martial Arts in December of 1999 after playing football in college. I immediately fell in love with the competition and wanted to begin competing.
Do you have any heroes? Although I don't have a single hero I find strength and have the utmost respect for those who don't quit in competition or in life.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? My dream
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Business/Marketing BA
What was your job before you started fighting? Currently working in Corporate Sales in the finance industry
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Victory Fighting Championship welterweight title holder
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: Arm bar
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook