Mike Corey

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Mike Corey
Born (1984-03-08) March 8, 1984 (age 30)
O'Fallon, Missouri, United States
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Lightweight
Reach 67.5 in (171 cm)
Fighting out of Chicago, Illinois, United States
Team Team Curran
Years active 2005–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 17
Wins 13
By knockout 1
By submission 7
By decision 5
Losses 3
By knockout 1
By decision 2
Draws 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mike Corey (born March 8, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist. He fought as a Featherweight for the MidWest Combat in the now defunct International Fight League (IFL).

Biography[edit]

A high-school wrestler, Corey joined the Marines and started MMA training while stationed in California, and won several Grapplers Quest tournaments.[citation needed]

Mike has made return against Tom Ahrens and which he won a clear cut decision win, winning all three rounds.

Mike now trains with Team Curran MMA in Crystal Lake, Illinois, and fighters such as Jeff Curra, Pat Curran and Bart Palaszewski.

Bellator Fighting Championships[edit]

Corey faced Chris Horodecki in his Bellator debut at Bellator 57. Corey and Horodecki fought to a majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28).

Corey returned to the promotion as a replacement for Wagnney Fabiano against Ronnie Mann in the opening round of the Featherweight tournament at Bellator 60 on March 9, 2012.[1] After being knocked down twice in the opening round, Corey fought back to wins the next two rounds, securing a unanimous decision victory.

World Series of Fighting[edit]

Corey faced Shane Kruchten at WSOF 9 on March 29, 2014. He won the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the second round.[2]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 13–3–1 Shane Kruchten Submission (rear-naked choke) WSOF 9 March 29, 2014 2 2:59 Paradise, Nevada, United States
Loss 12–3–1 Daniel Straus Decision (unanimous) Bellator 65 April 13, 2012 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Bellator Season 6 Featherweight Tournament Semifinal.
Win 12–2–1 Ronnie Mann Decision (unanimous) Bellator 60 March 9, 2012 3 5:00 Hammond, Indiana, United States Bellator Season 6 Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal; Featherweight Debut.
Draw 11–2–1 Chris Horodecki Draw (majority) Bellator 57 November 12, 2011 3 5:00 Rama, Ontario, Canada
Win 11–2 Tom Ahrens Decision (unanimous) XFO 38 January 22, 2011 3 5:00 Woodstock, Illinois, United Srares
Win 10–2 David Castillo Submission (rear-naked choke) Raw Power: MMA December 10, 2009 2 N/A Sanabis, Bahrain
Win 9–2 Jonathan Murphy Decision (unanimous) XFO 31 August 15, 2009 3 5:00 Island Lake, Illinois, United States
Win 8–2 Tyler Combs Submission (arm-triangle choke) XFO 27 December 6, 2008 1 1:49 Lakemoor, Illinois, United States
Win 7–2 Dwayne Shelton TKO UWC: Invasion April 26, 2008 2 0:43 Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Loss 6–2 Shad Lierley Decision (split) IFL: Moline April 7, 2007 3 4:00 Moline, Illinois, United States
Win 6–1 Greg LaJoye Submission (triangle choke) ISCF: Invasion February 9, 2007 1 1:27 Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
Win 5–1 Ryan Bixler Decision (uunanimous) SC: Season's Beatings December 2, 2006 3 5:00 Springfield, Illinois, United States
Win 4–1 Brian Cobb Decision (unanimous) PF 2: Live MMA August 18, 2006 3 5:00 Hollywood, California, United States
Win 3–1 Adrian Camacho Submission (kimura) RM 8: Reto Maximo 8 February 25, 2006 2 N/A Tijuana, Mexico
Loss 2–1 Cub Swanson TKO (cut) KOTC 61: Flash Point September 23, 2005 2 2:52 San Jacinto, California, United States
Win 2–0 Nate Craig Submission (armbar) XCF 8: Xtreme Cage Fighter 8 April 9, 2005 1 1:17 California, United States
Win 1-0 Tony Garcia Submission (strikes) CFC 2: Crown Fighting 2 March 26, 2005 1 2:20 Mexico

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