- Began Tae Kwon Do training at age 14.
- Is a kickboxing instructor for the Professional Karate Association.
- One of his earliest acting roles was in the British soap Doctors, which filmed in his hometown of Birmingham.
- Frequently collaborates with director Isaac Florentine, beginning with 2003's Special Forces.
- Tore his ACL six weeks before filming began on Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012), but filmed that movie and his next three with it torn so he wouldn't have to back out of any commitments.