I actually used to go to a local bar fight night where they would let anyone compete. It was either boxing or grappling matches and I started and then would compete in that every week.
Which disciplines have you trained before pursuing MMA?
I started training BJJ 8 months prior to my 1st amateur fight in February of 2009.
Who has been the most influential person in your Martial Arts training and career?
I grew up and always loved watching BJ Penn compete, he is someone I have always looked up to in the sport.
What are 5 training items that you couldn't do without?
My top 5 training items would be my Mouth Piece, my Revgear Enforcer Gel Boxing Gloves, Revgear MMA Training Gloves, my Revgear Suneate Shin Guards from the Revgear Samurai Series and Revgear Champion Headgear.
My 16 oz Revgear Enforcer Gel Boxing Gloves!
What are three things anyone can do to get in shape?
Eat right, run and burpees!