Ray started training at 4 years old in taekwondo.
Later went to to start Muay Thai at 17 and competed a few times at amateur level then he starting grappling at 19 trying to blend the styles together, adding wrestling, boxing and judo then in 2010 he met former Cage Warriors champion Danny Batten.
Danny helped Ray blend all his skills together competing in MMA and becoming undefeated in 7 fights!
Ray stopped competing in 2013 and concentrated on working with Danny batten to coach at BST academy.
Ray still trains everyday often travels around the world training at some of the highest level camps to try and gain new knowledge and methods of training to help improve the BST fight team.