Black belt known for appearing on season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter, trained with Miletich Fighting Systems.
He made it to the semi-finals of The Ultimate Fighter without having to fight.
He was awarded the Alaska State Medal of Heroism for saving a drowning teammate in 1996.
He was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
He and Englishman Ross Pearson were both featured on the reality TV competition The Ultimate Fighter.