Chico Camus

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Chico Camus
Born (1985-01-26) January 26, 1985 (age 30)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Other names King
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[1]
Weight 126 lb (57 kg; 9.0 st)
Division Flyweight (125 lb)
Bantamweight (135 lb)
Featherweight (145 lb)
Reach 66.0 in (168 cm)[2]
Fighting out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Years active 2009–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 21
Wins 14
By knockout 4
By submission 3
By decision 7
Losses 6
By knockout 1
By submission 1
By decision 4
No contests 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Chico Camus (born January 26, 1985) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Early career[edit]

Camus started his professional career in 2009, fighting mainly for organizations in his home state.

In 2010 for NAFC, he defeated Joe Pearson and John Hosman via TKO and lost to Jameel Massouh by unanimous decision.

Legends of Fighting Championship[edit]

Camus fought in LFC bantamweight tournament for a contract with Tachi Palace Fights.[3] He defeated Daniel Aguirre in the quarterfinals and Alptekin Özkiliç in the semifinals, but did not compete in the finals due to signing with the UFC.[4]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Camus faced Dustin Pague on August 11, 2012 at UFC 150. He won the fight via unanimous decision (29–28, 30–27, 29–28).[5]

Camus faced promotional newcomer Dustin Kimura on February 2, 2013 at UFC 156. He lost the fight via submission in the third round.[6]

Camus faced Kyung Ho Kang on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164. He won the fight via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27).[7]

Camus faced Yaotzin Meza on January 25, 2014 at UFC on Fox 10. Originally, he won the fight via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) but the result was overturned after Camus failed a post fight drug test.[8][9][10]

Camus faced Chris Holdsworth on May 24, 2014 at UFC 173, replacing Kyung Ho Kang.[11] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Camus faced Brad Pickett in a flyweight bout on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57.[12] He won the back-and-forth fight via split decision.

Camus faced Henry Cejudo on June 13, 2015 at UFC 188.[13] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.[14]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

  • Legends of Fighting Championship
    • LFC bantamweight tournament finalist (2012)[4]
  • Gladiators Cage Fighting
    • GCF bantamweight title (one time)[15]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 14–6 (1) Henry Cejudo Decision (unanimous) UFC 188 June 13, 2015 3 5:00 Mexico City, Mexico
Win 14–5 (1) Brad Pickett Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson November 22, 2014 3 5:00 Austin, Texas, United States Flyweight debut.
Loss 13–5 (1) Chris Holdsworth Decision (unanimous) UFC 173 May 24, 2014 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
NC 13–4 (1) Yaotzin Meza No Contest (overturned) UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Thomson January 25, 2014 3 5:00 Chicago, Illinois, United States Originally a unanimous decision win for Camus; Overtuned after he tested positive for marijuana.
Win 13–4 Kyung Ho Kang Decision (unanimous) UFC 164 August 31, 2013 3 5:00 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Loss 12–4 Dustin Kimura Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 156 February 2, 2013 3 1:50 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Catchweight (139.5 lbs) bout; Kimura missed weight.
Win 12–3 Dustin Pague Decision (unanimous) UFC 150 August 11, 2012 3 5:00 Denver, Colorado, United States
Win 11–3 Alptekin Özkılıç Decision (unanimous) LFC 52: Tachi Tourney Semifinals April 13, 2012 3 5:00 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States LFC Bantamweight tournament semi-final.
Win 10–3 Daniel Aguirre Decision (unanimous) LFC 51: Little Giants February 10, 2012 3 5:00 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States LFC Bantamweight tournament quarterfinal.
Win 9–3 Eugene Crisler Decision (unanimous) Madtown Throwdown 26: The Return January 7, 2012 3 5:00 Madison Wisconsin, United States
Loss 8–3 Rob Menigoz Decision (split) Chicago Cagefighting Championship 4 October 15, 2011 3 5:00 Villa Park, Illinois, United States
Win 8–2 Nate Williams KO (punch) Combat USA: Country USA 1 June 25, 2011 1 1:59 Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
Loss 7–2 Jameel Massouh Decision (unanimous) NAFC: Bad Blood November 24, 2010 3 5:00 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Win 7–1 Craig Early Submission (guillotine choke) Extreme Cagefighting Organization 7 August 21, 2010 2 2:30 Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, United States
Win 6–1 John Hosman TKO (punches) NAFC: Unstoppable June 5, 2010 3 2:51 Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
Win 5–1 Joe Pearson TKO (punches) NAFC: Stand Your Ground April 3, 2010 2 3:57 West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
Win 4–1 Ken Sitsler TKO (punches) GCF: Fair Warning August 15, 2009 1 3:32 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Won the GCF Bantamweight Championship.
Win 3–1 Marco Daniels Submission (rear-naked choke) GCF: Clash of the Titans May 16, 2009 2 1:52 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Win 2–1 Seth Marquez Decision (unanimous) GCF: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly March 14, 2009 3 5:00 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Loss 1–1 Marco Daniels TKO (punches) Racine Fight Night 2 February 28, 2009 1 1:43 Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Win 1–0 Scott Blevins Submission (punches) Evolution Fighting Championships 7 February 14, 2009 1 1:15 Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fight Card - UFC 188 Velasquez vs. Werdum". UFC.com. Retrieved June 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Fight Card - UFC 173 Barao vs. Dillashaw". UFC.com. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ Chris Nelson (January 24, 2012). "Indiana promotion mining for Tachi's next bantamweight prospect". Sherdog.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Brian Hemminger (May 7, 2012). "UFC signs Roufusport bantamweight Chico 'King' Camus". MMAmania.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  5. ^ Steven Marrocco (August 11, 2012). "UFC 150 results: Chico Camus decisions Dustin Pague in UFC debut". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ Dann Stupp (February 2, 2013). "UFC 156 results/photos: Dustin Kimura taps Chico Camus in promotional debut". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  7. ^ Ben Fowlkes (August 31, 2013). "UFC 164 results and photos: Chico Camus upsets Kyung Ho Kang for home fans". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved September 1, 2013. 
  8. ^ John Morgan (January 25, 2014). "UFC on FOX 10 results, photos: Chico Camus outgrapples Yaotzin Meza for decision win". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved January 28, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Chico Camus vs. Yaotzin Meza - FightMetric LLC :.: The World's First Comprehensive MMA Statistics Provider". fightmetric.com. Retrieved June 7, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Chico Camus - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved June 7, 2014. 
  11. ^ Matt Erickson (2014-04-05). "Chico Camus in for Kyung Ho Kang, meets Chris Holdsworth at UFC 173". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-04-05. 
  12. ^ C.J. Tuttle (2014-09-23). "Flyweights Brad Pickett, Chico Camus booked for UFC Fight Night in Austin". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-09-23. 
  13. ^ Alex Schlinsky (2015-04-24). "UFC 188: Henry Cejudo vs. Chico Camus official for June 13 PPV in Mexico". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2015-04-24. 
  14. ^ Staff (2015-06-13). "Henry Cejudo remains undefeated with decision over Chico Camus". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved 2015-06-13. 
  15. ^ "Gladiators Cage Fighting: Fair Warning Official Results". Mixedmartialarts.com. Retrieved 2013-09-01.