Pro bantamweight mixed martial artist who features a wrestling- and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu-oriented skillset who debuted for Bellator in 2010 and previously fought in the WEC.
He trained for a year at the B.J. Penn Mixed Martial Arts Academy before going pro.
He was the Bellator 2013 Summer Series Bantamweight Tournament Runner-Up.
His brother Andrew Leone is a pro MMA flyweight.
He was submitted by Renan Barao, who went on to become a bantamweight champion in the UFC.