American MMA fighter who made his debut in 2010. He won the Legacy FC Middleweight Championship after defatting William Bush via TKO on April 9, 2011.
He grew up playing hockey and football.
He won his first ever Ultimate Fighting Championship match, which was against Kyle Noke on March 3, 2012.
His cousin trained him by teaching Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
He is a contemporary of UFC light heavyweight Champion Jon Jones.