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Thoughts on opponent, Warlley Alves? Alves is a well-rounded opponent, but doesn't really stand out to me as excellent in any of the martial arts. He’s more just average in all of them and I feel like I can exploit his weaknesses.
TRAINING: A typical day of training would be multiple workouts, various fight regimens and pushing my body and mind every day beyond my limits so I can be the best welterweight in the universe.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started wrestling young, so my preparation there helped form the man I am now.
What ranks and titles have you held? Pac 10 wrestling Champion, 2x NCAA All-American
Do you have any heroes? None
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true, but this is just the beginning. I will be a champion.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Bachelors degree in Sociology from Oregon State
What was your job before you started fighting? Wrestling