MMA Featherweight who turned professional in 2005 and signed with the UFC in 2007.
He began his amateur MMA career at age 16.
He lost three consecutive UFC fights between October 8, 2011 and December 8, 2012.
He was born in Des Moines, Iowa.
He was defeated by Anthony Pettis by way of split decision on Octoer 8, 2011.