Flyweight who signed with the UFC in 2012 and was ranked #9 in the world by Sherdog in 2013.
He was an All-American Division I wrestler at Arizona State University.
He earned his first UFC Submission of the Night honor against Chris Cariaso at UFC 155.
He grew up in Phoenix, Arizona.
He suffered his first career loss against John Dodson on December 11, 2010.