Welterweight and lightweight fighter who in 2013 was ranked as the 4th best lightweight in the world by MMA website Sherdog; fought welterweight for the first five years of his career, before switching to lightweight in 2011.
He began his career in Canada before making his American debut on July 11, 2009.
He received Knockout of the Night honors after defeating Kevin Burns in UFC 107 on December 12, 2009.
He married Belinda Grant in 2009.
On May 25, 2013, he earned a signature victory over Gray Maynard with a first round knockout.