TUF 17 contestant Clint Hester may not have come close to winning his season of the show, but he’s found success in the post-TUF afterlife, racking up wins in the Octagon while he steadily climbs up the food chain. UFC 169 in Newark, N.J. saw the Georgia native deliver three solid rounds to an overmatched Andy Enz, and though Hester took a few licks in the process, he was pretty much large and in charge throughout.

MMAFrenzy caught up with “Headbussa” backstage after his bout. Want to know where that nickname comes from? Curious about what Hester took away from that fight? Check out this video: