Middleweight with a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu won the third season of The Ultimate Fighter.
He was a high school wrestler before starting his MMA career with a submission win in 2003.
He lost by decision when attempting to win the K-Oz Entertainment Middleweight Championship in February 2013.
He had a pair of twin girls with his wife Anna in 2013.
He suffered his first career loss when he was knocked out by Joe Riggs on May 7, 2004.