UFC middleweight showed his skill by making it to the semi-finals of The Ultimate Fighter 7.
He started taking his MMA training seriously while serving in the U.S. Navy during the 1990s.
He won six consecutive fights before losing to Nate Quarry in 2009.
He had a daughter named Audrey with his wife Mamie Creduer.
He was defeated by Jesse Taylor during the Ultimate Fighter 7 semi-final round.