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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - JUNE 21: Ricardo Funch flexes after making weight during the UFC on FX official weigh in at Revel Casino on June 21, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: I’m training two or three times a day and having the best training camp that I could have - Wrestling, boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ and MMA
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training four years ago after seeing videos of old UFC fights. I fell in love with it right there and never looked back.
What ranks and titles have you held? I’m the WFL champion in Mass, the XFC champion in Texas and the Superfight champion in Submission Inc. (grappling competition).
Do you have any heroes? Gabriel Gonzaga and Marco Alvan- my coach and friend
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything; it's a dream come true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I have a bachelor’s degree in Biology
What was your job before you started fighting? Landscaping and construction
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Jiu Jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
Favorite Striking technique: Knee