TRAINING: A typical day of training would be physical training in the morning and MMA sparring in the evening.
Thoughts on opponent, Stephen Thompson? I know Thompson is a world champion in kickboxing, and he likes to throw kicks a lot. I'm really looking forward to this fight to show what I bring to the division.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2003 and got inspired by watching the UFC.
What ranks and titles have you held? The Zone welterweight champion
Do you have any heroes? Growing up I liked Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is every MMA fighter’s dream and I am honored to be on the UFC Sweden fight card!
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? None
What was your job before you started fighting? None
Favorite grappling technique: Arm Triangle
Favorite Striking technique: Left Hook