American mixed martial artist who won the MFC Lightweight Championship in 2009. He has also competed in the UFC and the World Series of Fighting organization.
He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School and excelled as a wrestler, winning the 138-142 pounds division state championship twice.
He established the successful MMA training center BodyShop Fitness in Lakewood, CA.
His mother was a traveling entertainer, and he lived in many cities growing up, including Nashville, Tennessee and Dayton, Ohio.
MMA fighter Quinton Jackson trained at his center BodyShop Fitness.