He signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC in December 2011 and made his official debut January 2012 on UFC on FX 1, knocking out Joseph Sandova in the first round.
He attended the University of Ottawa.
He won the King of the Cage Canada bantamweight championship in 2007.
He was born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada.
He fought on the UFC on Fox 3 card, which was headlined by Nate Diaz in the main event against Jim Miller.