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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 05: Mixed martial artist Juan Manuel Puig poses on the scale during the TUF 19 Finale weigh-in at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: Training everything daily
When and why did you start training for fighting? When I turned 18 years old. I love to fight.
What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ Brown Belt. Numerous grappling / jiu-jitsu medals.
Do you have any heroes? My father
What is your favorite technique? I don’t have one favorite – I like them all.
What does it mean for you to fight in the WEC? It is the best event in my division and a great opportunity.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I started working at the Academy, teaching kids at the same time that I started fighting.