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TRAINING: I have been working hard in all aspects of MMA
When and why did you start training for fighting? I had been training in martial arts for eight years for myself when I met my coach Andrey Tsarkov. He has helped me to develop skills at a different level and my goal has become more significant.
What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in karate
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's the highest achievement in my career. I have been working towards it for the past 14 years not realizing it.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I am presently a student at Academy of Intellectual Property.
What was your job before you started fighting? Club bouncer
Favorite grappling technique: Banana Split