UFC middleweight who turned professional in 2007 and signed with the UFC in 2009.
He was a two-time All-American wrestler at Oklahoma State University.
He won six of his first 12 MMA victories with knockout punches.
He had four children with his wife Kristi Munoz.
He lost via KO to Chris Weidman on July 11, 2012 during UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman.