Coty Wheeler

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Coty Wheeler
Born (1978-11-10) November 10, 1978 (age 38)
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Other names The Ox
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Reach 69.0 in (175 cm)[1]
Fighting out of Mescalero, New Mexico
Years active 2005–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 19
Wins 15
By knockout 3
By submission 11
By decision 1
Losses 4
By knockout 2
By decision 2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Coty Wheeler (October 11, 1978) is an American mixed martial artist, who is perhaps best known for his four fight stint with now-defunct promotion World Extreme Cagefighting. Wheeler currently holds a professional record of 15–5.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

World Extreme Cagefighting[edit]

Wheeler made his WEC debut on September 5, 2007, facing Ian McCall at WEC 30. He lost the fight via third-round TKO.[2] In his second fight in the promotion, Wheeler faced Del Hawkins at WEC 32 on February 13, 2008.[3] He won the fight via flying armbar submission.

After a one-year hiatus, Wheeler returned to WEC and a decision to Charlie Valencia at WEC 43 on October 10, 2009.[4] Wheeler then faced Will Campuzano on January 10, 2010 at WEC 46, losing via unanimous decision.[5] The bout earned Fight of the Night honors.[6]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 15–5 Roberto Otero Submission (rear-naked choke) MWC 4 - Mescalero Warrior Challenge 4 January 16, 2013 1 2:51 Mescalero, New Mexico, United States
Loss 14–5 Freddie Lux Submission (rear-naked choke) MWC 2 - Mescalero Warrior Challenge 2 May 12, 2012 1 4:28 Mescalero, New Mexico, United States
Loss 14–4 Jens Pulver TKO (punches) MMA Fight Pit: Genesis August 13, 2011 2 1:59 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 14–3 Michael Chupa Submission (guillotine choke) Mescalero Warrior Challenge February 26, 2011 2 0:16 Mescalero, New Mexico, United States
Win 13–3 Ray Robinson TKO (punches) Jackson's MMA Series 2 September 4, 2010 2 1:51 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Loss 12–3 Will Campuzano Decision (unanimous) WEC 46 January 10, 2010 3 5:00 Sacramento, California, United States Fight of the Night.
Loss 12–2 Charlie Valencia Decision (unanimous) WEC 43 October 10, 2009 3 5:00 San Antonio, Texas, United States
Win 12–1 Jasper Church TKO (punches) KOTC: New Breed March 7, 2009 1 0:28 Mescalero, New Mexico, United States
Win 11–1 Ryan Axtel Submission (armbar) FW 16 - International November 1, 2008 1 1:10 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 10–1 Brandon Presnell Submission (guillotine choke) BATB - Brawl at the Beach July 18, 2008 1 1:15 Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Win 9–1 Del Hawkins Submission (flying armbar) WEC 32: Condit vs. Prater February 13, 2008 2 1:54 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
Loss 8–1 Ian McCall TKO (punches) WEC 30 September 5, 2007 3 4:34 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 8–0 Cody Bell Submission (triangle choke) FW 15 - Rumble at Rt. 66 Casino July 28, 2007 1 1:55 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 7–0 Jeremy Kearby Submission (kneebar) FW 14 - Cinco de Whoop Ass May 5, 2007 1 N/A Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 6–0 Cesar Rodriguez Submission (armbar) FW 13 - Fightworld 13 April 7, 2007 1 N/A Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 5–0 Justin Thrift Decision (unanimous) UWC 2 - Ultimate Warrior Challenge February 2, 2007 3 N/A Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Win 4–0 Anthony Grisato Submission (guillotine choke) FW 12 - Fightworld 12 November 25, 2006 1 2:03 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 3–0 Vincent Ramos Submission ROF 25 - Overdrive July 29, 2006 1 1:52 Vail, Colorado, United States
Win 2–0 Robert Baker Submission Fightworld 7 November 26, 2005 1 3:28 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Win 1–0 Adam Bonilla TKO (punches) Fightworld 6 September 17, 2005 3 2:22 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coty Wheeler's Profile". tapology.com. Retrieved August 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "WEC 30: Ian McCall vs. Coty Wheeler". tapology.com. September 5, 2007. 
  3. ^ "WEC announces full card for Feb. 13 event". mmajunkie.com. January 16, 2008. 
  4. ^ "WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson on October 10 in San Antonio, Texas". MMAFrenzy.com. 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  5. ^ "WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson results". wec.tv. 2010-01-11. 
  6. ^ "WEC 46 bonuses: Campuzano, Wheeler and Faber each earn $10K". mmajunkie.com. 2010-01-11. 

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