About Brandon Halsey
Originally from San Diego, California, Halsey began his career in combat sports from a young age as a wrestler and judoka. Halsey’s father wrestled at UCLA and Halsey has two brothers who also competed at NCAA Division I colleges. Halsey attended Rancho Buena Vista High School where he competed in wrestling and excelled. He currently holds the best overall high school record in school history with 150-16 and 80 pins, and also won a California high school state championship. Halsey also competed in football as a linebacker and won First-Team All-San Diego County honors. Halsey originally attended Fresno State University before transferring to California State University at Bakersfield his sophomore year when Fresno State dropped their wrestling program. After having an injury-plagued two years at Fresno State, Halsey excelled at CSUB fininshing 7th at the NCAA Division 1 National Championships, earning NCAA Division 1 All-American honors.