MMA fighter in the Welterweight division who joined the UFC in 2013, scoring wins against opponents like Justin Edwards. He previously fought in promotions like Strikeforce and Ring of Fire.
He was born in Denver and began kickboxing competitively at age seventeen.
He won the Knockout of the Night award for his knockout of Justin Edwards in August 2013.
He was adopted by karate fighter Clarence Thatch at age five.
He defeated Paulo Thiago via submission at UFC Fight Night 32 in November 2013.