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Scott “Einstein” Epstein is a professional mixed martial artist with the record of four wins and zero losses. Epstein obtained his black belt from Eddie Bravo and arguably knows the 10th Planet System better than anybody excluding Bravo himself. Epstein is former UFC champion Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell’s Jiu-Jitsu coach and was recruited by Chuck Liddell to coach the fighters on Team Liddell on The Ultimate Fighter season 11.

Epstein began fighting at an early age however it wasn’t until late into his teen years that he began to seek professional training. At the age of 17, Epstein began training at Ray Longo’s gym. Here he learned the fundamentals of throwing punches. Around this time the UFC began to emerge and Epstein quickly became infatuated with the fighting style of Royce Gracie. At the age of twenty two he began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Machados BJJ. This is where he found his new passion. After a few years of training at this gym, Epstein found that his technique excelled fast in a no-gi environment. From that point on he began to focus his training without using gi.

Epstein is sponsored by OTM and Tapout. He was also on the first season of the television show “Tapout” on the Versus channel. In the show they depicted not only his training and a day in his life however, they also showed his fight against Sergio Quinones.

Making his film debut in 1999, Epstein had a small role in the film Trick. He later moved on to hit television shows such as The Sopranos, NYPD Blue, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. After having experience with acting, in 2010 Epstein starred in an independent film entitled Numb. In this film, Epstein plays a MMA fighter named Tyler. He is faced with the decision if he should direct his priorities towards his career or his son. Through this film, Epstein was nominated for best actor at Methodfest film festival.

Einstein currently lives in Los Angeles, California where continues to train and teach at his own gym, 10th Planet West La.

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