Light heavyweight fighter who made his professional debut on October 22, 2010, scoring a TKO against Steve Skrzat.
He was a basketball, baseball, and football star in high school, before switching his focus to martial arts.
He made his Bellator Fighting Championships debut on August 24, 2012, winning by submission against Matt van Buren.
He was born in Rochester, New York, and was raised in Syracuse, New York.
He fights in the same class as stars such as Keith Jardine.