Kickboxing specialist and UFC fighter known to film audiences for his role as Tim Newhouse in Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown.
He dropped out of the University of Georgia to pursue his MMA career.
He won 8 of his first 10 MMA bouts to start his professional fighting career.
He was born in Evansville, Indiana.
He was knocked out by Alistair Overeem with devastating knee strikes on December 31, 2010.