Jiu-Jitsu expert bantamweight was ranked #7 in the world by Sherdog in March 2013.
He made his MMA debut with a TKO victory on January 23, 2004.
He won his first eight fights before suffering his first loss in 2006.
He was raised with a brother named Junior.
He was unable to escape a rear naked choke from Urijah Faber on January 10, 2010.