He fought in the UFC from 2008-2010, credit scoring a TKO success more than Phillipe Nover in UFC 98 and facing off against Joe Lauzon. He dropped his initial pro fight Melvin Guillard in FFC 6 – No Like; Guillard would continue to combat in the UFC. He defeated Ira Boyd by TKO at RCF – Abuse on, may 21, 2005. He was created in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He encountered off against experienced veteran Chris Lytle at UFC 81, shedding the bout.