Cody Stamann

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Cody Stamann
Born (1989-11-09) November 9, 1989 (age 30)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States[1]
Other namesMr. Wonderful[2]
Spartan[3]
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight136 lb (62 kg; 9 st 10 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
Bantamweight
Reach64 in (163 cm)
Fighting out ofSparta, Michigan, United States (formerly)[1]
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (2019–present)[4]
TeamMichigan Top Team
TrainerDaron Cruickshank[5]
RankBlue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[1]
WrestlingNCAA Division II Wrestling
Years active2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total21
Wins18
By knockout6
By submission2
By decision10
Losses2
By submission1
By decision1
Draws1
Other information
UniversityGrand Valley State University
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Cody James Stamann[6] (born November 9, 1989) is an American mixed martial artist and currently competing in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of October 28, 2019, he is #9 in the UFC bantamweight rankings.[7]

Background[edit]

Stamann was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended Grand Valley State University, where he competed in wrestling. Stamann also began boxing in high school at the age of 16. When MMA was introduced to Michigan, he was encouraged by his mother to transition to train MMA as a way to keep him out of trouble in life.[1]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Stamann amassed an amateur record of 19-1 with seven titles before turning professional in 2010. After compiling a professional record of 14-1, fighting mostly in the Midwest region of United States for Knockout Promotions, Michiana Fight League, Triple X Cagefighting and Hoosier Fight Club, prior joining the UFC. As well as WXC, Warrior Xtreme Cagefighting. Michigans oldest and largest MMA league. [8][9][1]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In his UFC debut, Stamann faced Terrion Ware on July 8, 2017, at UFC 213 in Las Vegas.[10] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[11]

Stamann faced Tom Duquesnoy at UFC 216 on October 7, 2017.[12] He won the fight by split decision.[13] After watching the fight, Stamann commented Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan were biased on his fight commentary where the commentators mentioned Duquesnoy more in the first two rounds even Stamann felt he was beating Duquesnoy.[14]

Stamann faced Bryan Caraway on March 4, 2018 at UFC 222.[15] He won the fight by split decision.[16]

Stamann faced Aljamain Sterling on September 8, 2018 at UFC 228.[17] He lost the fight via submission in the second round.[18]

Stamann faced Alejandro Pérez on March 2, 2019 at UFC 235.[19] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[20]

Stamann was expected to face Rob Font on June 22, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 12.[21] However, on June 5, 2019 it was reported that Stamman pulled out of the event due to injury and he was replaced by John Lineker.[22]

Stamann faced Song Yadong on December 7, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 7.[23] After three round fight, the fight ended with a draw.[24]

Personal life[edit]

Stamann has two monikers. His moniker "Spartan" was coined after the name of his hometown,[1] and "Mr. Wonderful" was given by his coach.[25]

Stamann worked part-time in his family business prior to his first win in UFC.[1][26]

Stamann enjoys fishing.[27]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
21 matches 18 wins 2 losses
By knockout 6 0
By submission 2 1
By decision 10 1
Draws 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Draw 18–2–1 Song Yadong Draw (majority) UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik December 7, 2019 3 5:00 Washington, D.C, United States
Win 18–2 Alejandro Pérez Decision (unanimous) UFC 235 March 2, 2019 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 17–2 Aljamain Sterling Submission (Suloev stretch) UFC 228 September 8, 2018 2 3:42 Dallas, Texas, United States
Win 17–1 Bryan Caraway Decision (split) UFC 222 March 3, 2018 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 16–1 Tom Duquesnoy Decision (split) UFC 216 October 7, 2017 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Return to Bantamweight.
Win 15–1 Terrion Ware Decision (unanimous) UFC 213 July 8, 2017 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 14–1 Zac Church TKO (punches) Knockout Promotions 55 April 29, 2017 2 2:38 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Win 13–1 Bill Kamery TKO (punches) Knockout Promotions 54 March 17, 2017 1 4:59 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States Bantamweight bout.
Win 12–1 Stephen Cervantes Decision (majority) Knockout Promotions 51 November 5, 2016 3 5:00 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Win 11–1 Erik Vo Submission (kimura) Knockout Promotions 50 August 27, 2016 3 1:22 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States Return to Featherweight.
Win 10–1 Farkhad Sharipov Decision (unanimous) Knockout Promotions 48 March 26, 2016 3 5:00 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Win 9–1 Chris Dunn Decision (unanimous) Michiana Fight League 39 October 24, 2015 5 5:00 South Bend, Indiana, United States Won the MFL Bantamweight Championship.
Win 8–1 Giovanni Moljo Decision (unanimous) Total Warrior Combat 26 November 22, 2014 3 5:00 Lansing, Michigan, United States
Loss 7–1 Lawrence DiGiulio Decision (split) WXC 52 August 15, 2014 3 5:00 Southgate, Michigan, United States
Win 7–0 Ruben Baraiac TKO (punches) Triple X Cagefighting: Legends 4 June 21, 2014 3 2:40 Mt. Clemens, Michigan, United States Defended the TXC Featherweight Championship.
Win 6–0 Jeremy Czarnecki Decision (unanimous) Triple X Cagefighting: Legends 3 February 22, 2014 5 5:00 Mt. Clemens, Michigan, United States Return to Featherweight. Won the vacant TXC Featherweight Championship.
Win 5–0 Adam Alvarez TKO (punches) Triple X Cagefighting: Legends 2 October 19, 2013 1 1:40 Mt. Clemens, Michigan, United States Bantamweight debut.
Win 4–0 Terry House Jr. Decision (unanimous) Hoosier Fight Club 16 June 1, 2013 3 5:00 Valparaiso, Indiana, United States Catchweight (140 lbs) bout.
Win 3–0 Benjamin Alexandercu KO (punch) Local Kombat: New Begininngs February 22, 2013 2 3:48 Craiova, Romania
Win 2–0 Chris Bourdon Submission (guillotine choke) Impact Fight League 51 November 17, 2012 1 0:08 Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Win 1–0 Chad Coon TKO (punches) Impact Fight League 39 November 19, 2011 1 3:49 Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Cody Stamann ("Spartan")". Tapology. Retrieved 2017-07-04.
  4. ^ Farah Hannoun (August 30, 2019). "Cody Stamann: Bantamweight veterans 'need to step aside' and let new generation shine". mmajunkie.com.
  5. ^ "Michigan Top Team Coaches Section". Michigantt.com. Retrieved 2017-11-10.
  6. ^ http://boxing.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/boxingnvgov/content/results/2017_Results/10-07-17MMA.pdf
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  8. ^ "Sparta fighter calls out UFC's Dana White after KnockOut Promotions win". MLive.com. Retrieved 2017-07-04.
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  12. ^ "Tom 'Firekid' Duquesnoy returns to face Cody Stamann at UFC 216 - MMA Today". MMA Today. 2017-08-24. Archived from the original on 2017-08-25. Retrieved 2017-08-25.
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  15. ^ DNA, MMA. "Bryan Caraway vecht tegen Cody Stamann tijdens UFC 222". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
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  17. ^ Mark Francescutti (2018-07-18). "UFC 228 in Dallas bouts revealed". sportsday.dallasnews.com. Archived from the original on 2019-05-17. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
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  22. ^ Shelton, Cole (2019-06-05). "Cody Stamann Hurt; John Lineker Now Fights Rob Font At UFC Greenville • MMA News". MMA News. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  23. ^ Tristen Critchfield (2019-09-04). "Bantamweights Cody Stamann, Yadong Song booked for UFC on ESPN 7". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2019-09-04.
  24. ^ Doherty, Dan (2019-12-07). "UFC DC Results: Song Yadong Escapes With a Draw Against Cody Stamann". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-12-08.
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