Lightweight nicknamed The Future, fought for Strikeforce and joined the UFC in 2010.
He was a Muay Thai champion and Revolution submission champion before beginning his MMA career in 2009.
He lost to Sam Stout via split decision in his debut UFC fight on February 23, 2013 at UFC 157.
He has a brother named Ben.
He knocked out Justin Wilcox with punches at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal.