Two-time IFO Light Heavyweight Champ who turned professional in 2001. He was a superstar wrestler at Rochester Techie Community University, where he was the runner-up on the 1999 Country wide Championship. He produced his UFC debut on November 22, 2002, after amassing 12 wins in his initial 14 professional rounds. He was created in Owatonna, Minnesota. In his second UFC combat he dropped via distribution to Renato Sobral.