Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt who is widely considered one of the greatest grapplers of his generation. He has earned victories at high-profile events like the IBJJF World Championship, IBJJF Pan American Championship and FIVE Super League LW Championship.
He trained under Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend Romilo Barral at Gracie Barra Northridge in Los Angeles, California.
He is the creator of the popular jiu-jitsu news Facebook page and website Best of BJJ.
Both of his parents are Armenians from Iran.
He has competed against fighters like Dillon Danis.