3rd degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt who earned the nicknamed The Rosedale Reaper while fighting for the UFC.
He knocked out his opponent to win his MMA debut on November 21, 2003.
He won three consecutive bouts to reach a 26-8 record in November 2012.
He had three sons, Anthony, Donato, and Christian, with his wife Tiffany Kimmons.
He suffered his second career loss after being choked to submission by Ryan Jensen on May 30, 2006.