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TRAINING: Every day of training is the same. Strength and conditioning in the early am, run midday, and wrestling, jitz and MMA sparring in the pm.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2005. To test my abilities as an athlete
What titles have you held? RITC lightweight and bantamweight Champion
Do you have any heroes? None
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I’m very excited about the transition. I’m fighting in my original weight class now, and now us lighter fighters are finally getting the recognition we deserve.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. Pharmacy
What was your job before you started fighting? Pharmacy tech
Favorite grappling technique: Heel hook
Favorite striking technique: High kick