November 10, 1978 |
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
|Other names||The Ox|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Reach||69.0 in (175 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Mescalero, New Mexico|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|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
World Extreme Cagefighting
Wheeler made his WEC debut on September 5, 2007, facing Ian McCall at WEC 30. He lost the fight via third-round TKO. In his second fight in the promotion, Wheeler faced Del Hawkins at WEC 32 on February 13, 2008. 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. Wheeler then faced Will Campuzano on January 10, 2010 at WEC 46, losing via unanimous decision. The bout earned Fight of the Night honors.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|20 matches||15 wins||5 losses|
|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|
- "Coty Wheeler's Profile". tapology.com. Retrieved August 27, 2014.
- "WEC 30: Ian McCall vs. Coty Wheeler". tapology.com. September 5, 2007.
- "WEC announces full card for Feb. 13 event". mmajunkie.com. January 16, 2008.
- "WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson on October 10 in San Antonio, Texas". MMAFrenzy.com. 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2009-08-29.
- "WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson results". wec.tv. 2010-01-11.
- "WEC 46 bonuses: Campuzano, Wheeler and Faber each earn $10K". mmajunkie.com. 2010-01-11.