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TRAINING: A typical day of training for this fight involves me strapping steaks to my ass and making my dogs chase me until exhaustion.
Thoughts on opponent, Nick Denis? Nick is a great fighter with serious power and it will be great win for me to prove to all my fans that I belong in the UFC and I'm no easy fight for anyone.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I’ve always been fighting. Even before I trained MMA it's always been a passion of mine; I always like to test myself against other people
What ranks and titles have you held? I’ve been ranked in the top ten in Canada for over two years
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I get to support my family doing what I love without the need to have a second job.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I used to own a small pickup and delivery pizza place for the last five years
Rranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in judo and a brown belt in jiu-jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: choking someone out
Favorite Striking technique: punching someone in the face