San Jose, CA
- Team Sonnen member on TUF 17
- Pro since 2010
- Seven wins by KO, four by submission (4 RNC)
- Six first round finishes
- Has 4-2, 1 NC record in last seven
TRAINING: Everyday is something new. Monday, Wednesday, Friday I'm always at Kings. My other days are strength and conditioning followed by jiu-jitsu in the evening.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting professionally in December of 2010 because I came back from college and had the fire to compete in MMA
What ranks and titles have you held? TUF 17 winner, State champion wrestler, TUF LATAM 2 coach
Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that I never gave up and I made my dream come true. And anybody that puts the work in can achieve anything they want in the world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to North Idaho College for one year
What was your job before you started fighting? Bail Bondsman.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: 10th planet jiu-jitsu purple belt
Favorite grappling technique: RNC
Favorite striking technique: The one that knocks people out
UFC Fight NightWin
Hermansson vs GastelumRound1Time01:20MethodSUB
Gastelum vs TillRound3Time5:00MethodDEC
Gastelum vs AdesanyaRound5Time5:00Methoddec