Lightweight and welterweight fighter who is well known for his time in the UFC.
He began practicing karate when he was 10-years old, and in high school he was one of the Arizona's best wrestlers.
He turned professional in 1999, and won his first 12 bouts.
He was born in Tampa, Florida, and was raised in Tucson, Arizona.
He first UFC fight was a TKO loss to Nick Diaz.