Cody Stamann

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Cody Stamann
Born (1989-11-09) November 9, 1989 (age 28)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States[1]
Other names Mr. Wonderful[2]
Spartan[3]
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 61.7 kg (136 lb; 9 st 10 lb)
Division Featherweight
Bantamweight
Reach 64 in (163 cm)
Fighting out of Sparta, Michigan, United States[1]
Team Michigan Top Team
Trainer Daron Cruickshank[4]
Rank Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[1]
Years active 2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 18
Wins 17
By knockout 6
By submission 2
By decision 9
Losses 1
By decision 1
University Grand Valley State University
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Cody James Stamann[5] (born November 9, 1989) is an American mixed martial artist and currently competing in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of July 26, 2018, he is #9 in the official UFC Bantamweight rankings.[6]

Background[edit]

Stamann was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended Grand Valley State University, where he competed in wrestling. Stamman also began boxing in high school at the age of 16. When MMA was introduced to Michigan, he was encouraged by his mother to transitioned 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.[7][8][1]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In his UFC debut, Stamann faced Terrion Ware on July 8, 2017, at UFC 213 in Las Vegas.[9] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[10]

Stamann faced Tom Duquesnoy at UFC 216 on October 7, 2017.[11] He won the fight by split decision.[12] After watching the fight, Stamann commented Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan were biased on his fight commentary where the comentators mentioned Duquesnoy more in the first two rounds even Stamann felt he was beating Duquensnoy.[13]

Stamann faced Bryan Caraway on March 4, 2018 at UFC 222.[14] He won the fight by split decision.[15]

Stamann is expected to face Aljamain Sterling on September 8, 2018 at UFC 228.[16]

Personal life[edit]

Stamannn has two monikers. His moniker "Spartan" was coined after the name of his hometown,[1] and "Mr. Wonderful" was given by his coach.[17]

Stamann worked part-time in his family business prior to his first win in UFC.[1][18]

Stamann enjoys fishing.[19]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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 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]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Cody Stamann - Official UFC Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved July 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Cody". Sherdog. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  3. ^ "Cody Stamann ("Spartan")". Tapology. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  4. ^ "Michigan Top Team Coaches Section". Michigantt.com. Retrieved 2017-11-10. 
  5. ^ http://boxing.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/boxingnvgov/content/results/2017_Results/10-07-17MMA.pdf
  6. ^ "Fighter Rankings | UFC ®". UFC. Retrieved 2018-07-26. 
  7. ^ "Sparta fighter calls out UFC's Dana White after KnockOut Promotions win". MLive.com. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  8. ^ Brophy, Shae (2017-03-22). "Michigan MMA fighter Cody Stamann on brink of UFC after most recent win". Detroit Sports Nation. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  9. ^ "Cody Stamann vs. Terrion Ware, James Bochnovic vs. Trevin Giles added to UFC 213 lineup". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-01. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  10. ^ "UFC 213 results: Cody Stamann impressive in debut win over Terrion Ware". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-09. Retrieved 2017-07-09. 
  11. ^ "Tom 'Firekid' Duquesnoy returns to face Cody Stamann at UFC 216 - MMA Today". MMA Today. 2017-08-24. Retrieved 2017-08-25. 
  12. ^ "UFC 216 results: Cody Stamann strong late, takes split decision from Tom Duquesnoy". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-08. Retrieved 2017-10-08. 
  13. ^ "Cody Stamann wants apology from Daniel Cormier, Joe Rogan for 'biased' UFC 216 commentary". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2017-10-16. 
  14. ^ DNA, MMA. "Bryan Caraway vecht tegen Cody Stamann tijdens UFC 222". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2018-01-11. 
  15. ^ "UFC 222 results: Cody Stamann takes split from takedown-happy Bryan Caraway". MMAjunkie. 2018-03-04. Retrieved 2018-03-04. 
  16. ^ Mark Francescutti (2018-07-18). "UFC 228 in Dallas bouts revealed". sportsday.dallasnews.com. Retrieved 2018-07-18. 
  17. ^ James Lynch (2016-03-11), KOP 48's Cody Stamann "I'm going all out, I need finishes", retrieved 2017-07-04 
  18. ^ MMAWeekly.com (2017-07-08), Cody Stamann: Ready to Kiss His Day Job Goodbye, retrieved 2017-10-10 
  19. ^ James Lynch (2017-09-17), UFC 216's Cody Stamann "I'm going to beat the s**t out of this French guy", retrieved 2017-09-19 
  20. ^ Sherdog.com. "Cody". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-04-15. 

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