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CALGARY, CANADA - JULY 20: Ryan Jimmo makes weight at the UFC 149 weigh-in at the Scotiabank Saddledome on July 20, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: Morning - strength and conditioning, some light skill work. Evening - live, combat-based training
When and why did you start training for fighting? In 2006. I wanted to move from Karate to MMA.
What ranks and titles have you held? Maximum Fighting Championship (MFC) Light Heavyweight Champion, 2nd degree Chito-Ryu Karate Black Belt
Do you have any heroes? Arnold Schwarzenegger, Albert Einstein, Bruce Lee
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The beginning of me showcasing myself to the world at the highest level.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Personal trainer / Ninja
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Four-time National (Canada) Karate Champion, Pan-Am Karate Silver (x1) & Bronze (x2) Medallist, 14-time Provincial Karate Champion
Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke
Favorite striking technique: Spinning hook kick