Training: Cardio in the morning, Sparring, Wrestling or Jiu-Jitsu in the evening.
When and why did you start training for fighting? My father was a lifelong martial artist and got me involved at an early age.
What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC Welterweight Champion, Pan Am Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gold Medalist - 1999, Worlds Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion - 1999, Abu Dhabi Qualifier Winner - 2000, Runner up Abu Dhabi Championships – 2001, TUF4 Welterweight Winner. Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie.
Do you have any heroes? My Father
What is your favorite technique? All submissions
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me; I was a fan since UFC 1
What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu