Featherweight who competed in The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck.
He earned a submission victory during his MMA debut on August 11, 2007.
He became the first featherweight in UFC history to win a fight after knocking out Fredson Paixao on December 4, 2010.
He grew up in California and North Dakota with immigrant parents.
He competed on The Ultimate Fighter: GSP vs. Team Koscheck with Cody McKenzie in 2010.