6th degree dark belt competed in more than 40 MMA and complete contact karate matches. He was a two-time Globe Kickboxing Champion before you begin his MMA profession in 1994. He was a three-time Ruler of Pancrase Openweight Champ. He offers two kids, Logan and Rachel, along with his wife Michelle Mezger. He was coached in the artwork of distribution by MMA story Ken Shamrock.