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TRAINING: Depending on the day, it’s either Jiu Jitsu, Stand up or MMA Sparring for an hour or so. I like to mix it up, but after every training session I always do some type of cardio and agility training and then head to the gym for an hour or two of strength training
Thoughts on opponent, Paul Kelly? He’s a real tough brawler with quick hands.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I stared training about five years ago. I love working out more than anything and missed competing in high school.
What ranks and titles have you held? I have had the Midwest cage championship’s lightweight and flyweight belts, also the Revolution Cage Combat lightweight belt
Do you have any heroes? My father
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true; it’s what I have been working for the last five years. I have always wanted to be one of the best fighters in the world and now I have a chance to live my dream.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I have an associates degree in business administration
What was your job before you started fighting? I am currently a collector; I collect on Home Depot accounts
Favorite grappling technique: The triangle; I have the 2nd most wins by triangle in MMA history
Favorite Striking technique: Knees and leg kicks