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TRAINING: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, the first session is strength and conditioning, while Tuesday / Thursday is no Gi grappling followed by mitt work. Every day at 330 is pro team practice, which varies depending on who needs sparring etc. In the evening I either rest or take one of the classes, depending on how my body is feeling.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in MMA in 2006, mostly because I didn't want to wrestle anymore but I still wanted to compete in something.
What ranks and titles have you held? EFC Welterweight Champion, TFC Canadian Lightweight Champion, Best Toga 2004
Do you have any heroes? More than anything I have people who inspire me. Particularly my coaches Adam Zugec, Jeff Montemurro, Roger Alves, Kyle Cardinal and Frank Lee all inspire me to be a better fighter and person.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Environmental Science Degree
What was your job before you started fighting? Environmental Protection Officer
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Purple Belt
Favorite grappling technique: Piledriver
Favorite Striking technique: Ax Kick