A USA National Level Greco Roman Wrestler.
Trained by legendary Soviet Olympic Coach Yuri Valensky.
Black Belt in Judo (under 8th Dan – Joe Turchiano)
Bjj/Catch Wrestling Brown Belt (under Neil Melanson *Randy Couture grappling coach)
Trained under Randy Couture and Shawn Tompkins for 3 years where he honed my cage work and upper body wrestling.
2010-2014 Wrestling and grappling coach at Alliance MMA in the USA
Eric has worked with the likes of Brandon Vera, Danny Martinez, Chris Leben , Ross Pearson, Joey Beltran along with the many other superstars at that gym Dom Cruz , Alex Gustafson , Kendall Grove , Paul Bradley , Jeremy Stephens to name a few.
Eric’s wrestling style is tailor made for MMA combining greco-roman , freestyle , and catch wrestling , with an emphasis on control and submission awareness.
Eric is also a weight cut & Nutrition expert for combat sports. Having worked with many UFC, Bellator, ONE FC & Kunlun fighters on diets & Weight cutting.