Featherweight and lightweight fighter who appeared on "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" in 2012
He was a versatile amateur fighter who amassed more than 150 kickboxing wins, and was a two-time St. Louis Golden Gloves boxing champion.
At the Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale he earned Fight of the Night and Knockout of the Night honors.
He was born in Pacific, Missouri.
After beginning his career as a lightweight, he made his featherweight debut at UFC 150 against Max Holloway.