Mixed martial artist nicknamed "Rumble," who began fighting in Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Light Heavyweight Division in 2014. Upon retiring, he was the #1 ranked light heavyweight contender in the official UFC rankings.
He was born in Dublin, Georgia and made his professional MMA debut against Jonathan Romero in August 2006.
He played Orlando "Midnight" Lee in the 2011 martial arts film Warrior.
He was raised by his grandparents, whom adopted him at the age of two. He has two children.
He defeated Sweden's Alexander Gustafsson via technical knockout in January 2015.