Competed in the first two UFC tournaments and fought in Pancrase from 1994 to 2001, facing off with many of the era's top fighters, including Royce Gracie in UFC 2.
He trained Aikido from a very young age.
He beat UFC veteran Chris Lytle by decision in 1999.
He grew up in Bellingham, Massachusetts.
He fought Bas Rutten three times and lost every bout; the last one ruptured his liver.