Bronx, New York USA
Brooklyn, NY USA
A typical day of training for this fight is Hell. I have never trained as hard and as a professional like I do now and I am looking forward to seeing the results.
When and why did you start training for fighting?
I’ve been training for fighting all my life. It runs in my family.
What ranks and titles have you held?
Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt; won the Pan American championship three times.
Do you have any heroes?
Kenny Monday, Sugar Ray Robinson, Bruce Lee
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It’s a great opportunity for me to start making some real money.
What was your job before you started fighting?
I was an ironworker with Local 580