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TRAINING: I’ve been training at my gym at home gym - Brunson's MMA and Fitness – and I also spent time at Renzo Gracie’s in NYC, training with several rangy strikers.
When and why did you start training for fighting? Nov 2009. I love to compete, and losing isn't my thing.
What ranks and titles have you held? Jackson-Wink MMA / PCSP, BJJ Blue belt, Port City Boxing
Do you have any heroes? Friends and family
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC has been my goal since Day One.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes - BA in Criminal justice
What was your job before you started fighting? In-home therapist / case worker
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Three-time D-2 wrestling All-American
Favorite grappling technique: Slams
Favorite striking technique: Knockouts