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TRAINING: Wake up at 8am and start my day with a nice breakfast, check some news on the web then start my training day with two or three sessions a day, depending on what the training is - Boxing, Muay Thai, BJJ, wrestling or conditioning.
Thoughts on opponent, Stephen Thompson? He's a very unique fighter with a great stand-up skills. It should be a very exciting fight, but in the end I'll put him away.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I began to fight in 2000 in an amateur organization. I turned pro in 2002 and became a full-time fighter in 2004. I saw it on TV and I wanted to try it; now I'm in the best organization in the world
What ranks and titles have you held? Team Canada coach on TUF Nations, TKO light heavyweight champion, KOTC Canadian light heavyweight champion, world middleweight MFC champion, brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and black belt in Muay Thai. The Ultimate Fighter season four finalist
Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali, Randy Couture
What was your job before you started fighting? I was in the Canadian army for five years.