March 8, 1984 |
O'Fallon, Missouri, United States
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Reach||67.5 in (171 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
A high-school wrestler, Corey joined the Marines and started MMA training while stationed in California, and won several Grapplers Quest tournaments.
Corey made his return against Tom Ahrens, in which he had a clear-cut decision win, winning all three rounds.
Corey trained with Team Curran MMA in Crystal Lake, Illinois, and with fighters such as Jeff Curra, Pat Curran and Bart Palaszewski. He currently teaches in the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.
Bellator Fighting Championships
Corey returned to the promotion as a replacement for Wagnney Fabiano against Ronnie Mann in the opening round of the Featherweight tournament at Bellator 60 on March 9, 2012. After being knocked down twice in the opening round, Corey fought back to win the next two rounds, securing a unanimous decision victory.
World Series of Fighting
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|17 matches||13 wins||3 losses|
|Win||13–3–1||Shane Kruchten||Submission (rear-naked choke)||WSOF 9||March 29, 2014||2||2:59||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||12–3–1||Daniel Mason-Straus||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 65||April 13, 2012||3||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States||Bellator Season 6 Featherweight Tournament Semifinal.|
|Win||12–2–1||Ronnie Mann||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 60||March 9, 2012||3||5:00||Hammond, Indiana, United States||Bellator Season 6 Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal; Featherweight Debut.|
|Draw||11–2–1||Chris Horodecki||Draw (majority)||Bellator 57||November 12, 2011||3||5:00||Rama, Ontario, Canada|
|Win||11–2||Tom Ahrens||Decision (unanimous)||XFO 38||January 22, 2011||3||5:00||Woodstock, Illinois, United States|
|Win||10–2||David Castillo||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Raw Power: MMA||December 10, 2009||2||N/A||Sanabis, Bahrain|
|Win||9–2||Jonathan Murphy||Decision (unanimous)||XFO 31||August 15, 2009||3||5:00||Island Lake, Illinois, United States|
|Win||8–2||Tyler Combs||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||XFO 27||December 6, 2008||1||1:49||Lakemoor, Illinois, United States|
|Win||7–2||Dwayne Shelton||TKO||UWC: Invasion||April 26, 2008||2||0:43||Fairfax, Virginia, United States|
|Loss||6–2||Shad Lierley||Decision (split)||IFL: Moline||April 7, 2007||3||4:00||Moline, Illinois, United States|
|Win||6–1||Greg LaJoye||Submission (triangle choke)||ISCF: Invasion||February 9, 2007||1||1:27||Kennesaw, Georgia, United States|
|Win||5–1||Ryan Bixler||Decision (unanimous)||SC: Season's Beatings||December 2, 2006||3||5:00||Springfield, Illinois, United States|
|Win||4–1||Brian Cobb||Decision (unanimous)||PF 2: Live MMA||August 18, 2006||3||5:00||Hollywood, California, United States|
|Win||3–1||Adrian Camacho||Submission (kimura)||RM 8: Reto Maximo 8||February 25, 2006||2||N/A||Tijuana, Mexico|
|Loss||2–1||Cub Swanson||TKO (cut)||KOTC 61: Flash Point||September 23, 2005||2||2:52||San Jacinto, California, United States|
|Win||2–0||Nate Craig||Submission (armbar)||XCF 8: Xtreme Cage Fighter 8||April 9, 2005||1||1:17||California, United States|
|Win||1-0||Tony Garcia||Submission (strikes)||CFC 2: Crown Fighting 2||March 26, 2005||1||2:20||Mexico|
- "Wagnney Fabiano scratches, Mike Corey takes tourney slot at Bellator 60". MMAJunkie.com. 2012-03-01. Archived from the original on 2012-03-02.
- "WSOF 9 results: Palhares taps Carl, Moraes batters Rettinghouse". MMAJunkie.com. March 29, 2014.