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Training: I typically have 2-3 training sessions that are outlined by my coach and my strength and conditioning specialist. They vary from boxing/Thai boxing, MetCon work, wrestling/BJJ, sprint work, roadwork, footwork, etc.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2004 - Because I like it.
What ranks and titles have you held? King of Kombat Welterweight, Superior Warrior Championships.
Do you have any heroes? No
What is your favorite technique? Any one that wins the fight
What does it mean for you to fight in the WEC? I think this is the best opportunity for me. I’m extremely excited about the opportunity that has been given to me.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. Moliv - Degree in Construction.
What was your job before you started fighting? Wrestler
Most memorable professional fight (who, where, why)? Mikel Bronzoulis - he was very tough. We fought 5 very hard rounds
What was your most challenging professional fight (against who, when, what was the outcome)? Mikel Bronzoulis - the fight ended in a draw
Did you compete in any other sport(s) at college or professional level (what sport, where, how long)? Wrestling 15yrs
Who were your training partners for this fight? Elton Wells-Tim Kennedy-Richard Powers-Rodney Solis-Phil Cardillo- Josh –-all the people at CTC
Did you put more emphasis towards a fighting style or adjust your training to prepare for your opponent (what did you do differently/why)? I train for my opponent so anywhere he goes I will be ready
What, other than WINNING, are you using for motivation for the fight? I want to be a champion!
What is your favorite thing about this sport? I enjoy it
How long do you see yourself staying in this sport? 10 yrs…