Mixed martial artist who received the Band of Honor Middleweight Tournament in 2008. He in addition has competed in marketing promotions like Strikeforce, UFC and Bellator MMA. He was a Department I All-American in the University or college of Iowa. He competed on THE BEST Fighter: Group Rampage vs. Group Forrest but needed to keep the Group Rampage house because of a condition of the skin. He grew up by his grandmother, Elaine Zigler. He defeated Josh Neer via unanimous decision at Bellator 129 in Oct 2014.