3rd degree Jiu-Jitsu dark belt who attained the nicknamed The Rosedale Reaper while fighting for the UFC. He knocked out his challenger to earn his MMA debut on November 21, 2003. He received three consecutive rounds to attain a 26-8 record in November 2012. He previously three sons, Anthony, Donato, and Christian, along with his wife Tiffany Kimmons. He experienced his second profession loss after becoming choked to distribution by Ryan Jensen on, may 30, 2006.