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TRAINING: BJJ, wrestling, boxing
Thoughts on opponent, Chad Mendes? He’s an athletic, tough fighter.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2005; I love contact sports.
What ranks and titles have you held? Rage in the Cage 145-pound title holder
Do you have any heroes? None
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an accomplishment for all the sacrifices my family and I have made.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I still work for the City of El Mirage Water Department
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Division Champ in State High School, 4th place – High School
Ranks in any martial arts styles: None