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TRAINING: We do team practice in the afternoon then come back and do either technical work or conditioning at night.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2007, after I already had 11 pro fights, because I felt if I took it seriously, I would be able to pursue a future in fighting.
What ranks and titles have you held? Throwdown featherweight title
Do you have any heroes? GSP and Tim Tebow, because I love their work ethic.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It a dream come true. It’s all I've thought about doing since I got into fighting.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked on Hill Air Force base for the company EG&G
Favorite grappling technique: Choking people
Favorite striking technique: Punching people