Pete began his martial arts training in Atlantic City, NJ at the age of 4 and earned his first black belt in American karate at the age of 9.
Upon moving to NC he enrolled at the well known Lee Brothers Academy and earned his second black belt this time in Tae Kwon Do at the age of 12.
He gave up martial arts when he began attending Clayton High School and joined the wrestling team, where he wrestled every match for all 4 years on the Varsity squad and was named Team Captain as a Junior and Senior, Martin capped his senior year off with a 52-2 record and was ranked #1 in NC in the 160lb weight class by "The Takedown Report". He then attended NC State University where he wrestled for one year. It was the summer following his freshman season that Pete met Jason Culbreth and Billy Dowey, who run Team ROC's Raleigh mma team. He began his training in muay thai kickboxing and brazilian jiu jitsu, and quickly put this, and his prior training together to begin his mma career.
Now Fighting out of Team ROC and Crossfit NC Pete is a fast paced fighter, known for ending his fights quickly, he is currently 4-1 at 170lbs with all his wins coming within 1:30 of the first round.
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