MMA welterweight who joined the UFC in 2014 after starting his professional career 5-0. He made his promotional debut against Wang Anying later that year at UFC Fight Night 48.
He wrestled at Iowa Central Community College before transferring to Oregon State University, where he was a two-time All-Pac 10 selection.
A college roommate of Future UFC champion Jon Jones, he tweeted "Can't say I'm surprised" when news came out that Jones had failed a drug test prior to UFC 200.
He defeated Mike Pyle by unanimous decision at UFC 187.