Heavyweight and super heavyweight fighter known for his imposing size and 6'8" frame.
He was mostly just an MMA fan until he decided to sell all of his belongings, and move to Iowa to train with Team Miletich.
Early in his career he was handed a six-month suspension for use of a banned substance.
He got married during his career, and has a son.
His first official loss came on June 19, 2004, against Frank Mir.