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TRAINING: I do my strength and conditioning in the early morning, then in the afternoon is usually my technique session, with sparring at night
Thoughts on opponent, Karlos Vemola? Karlos Vemola comes from a strong wrestling background, he is a world class fighter, and I look forward to fighting him. I'm going out there to show the world that this is where I belong.
What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time New Jersey State Champion (2000-2001), 2001 high school national champion, Multiple Grapplers Quest and NAGA advanced division champion, 2006 NJ Diamond Gloves champion, Reality Fighting middleweight champion, Ring of Combat middleweight champion, National junior college champion.
Do you have any heroes? Rocky
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This means everything to me; this is what I have worked for my entire life.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Valet parking
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in BJJ under Paul Carnicella