UFC light-weight and featherweight fighter who competed in vintage fits at UFC 72 and 76. He qualified using the NorCal Fighting with each other Alliance as well as the Cesar Gracie Academy after a standout senior high school wrestling profession. He received his UFC debut in Sept, 2006 at UFC 63 against David Lee. His mom backed his MMA teaching for the 1st 12 months. He was the undercard for UFC Live: Jon Jones vs. Vladimir Matyushenko.