July 24, 1978 |
Portland, Oregon, United States
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Reach||71 in (180 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Coconut Creek, Florida|
|Team||American Top Team|
|Wrestling||NCAA Division I Wrestling|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Nathan David Coy (born July 24, 1978) is an American mixed martial artist. He is currently the MFC welterweight Champion and a free agent. Coy fights out of American Top Team in Florida under Ricardo Liborio and fighters Thiago Alves, Jorge Masvidal, Rich Attonito and Gleison Tibau. He holds notable wins over UFC fighters Rick Story and Mike Pierce.
- 1 Wrestling
- 2 Mixed martial arts career
- 3 Personal life
- 4 Championships and accomplishments
- 5 Mixed martial arts record
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Mixed martial arts career
In the beginning of his MMA career Coy was very successful, winning his first five fights. However, he went on to lose to future UFC fighters Brian Foster and Paul Bradley consecutively. Then posted three strait first round finishes.
Coy made his debut for Strikeforce back in 2008, defeating Dave Courchaine by KO in the 1st round. In 2010, Coy returned to face Tyron Woodley at ShoMMA 8: Lindland vs. Casey, but lost by split decision.
His next fight for Strikeforce was scheduled to be against Nate Moore at ShoMMA 13: Woodley vs. Saffiedine. The fight instead took place at Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg which Coy lost via KO in the second round.
Maximum Fighting Championship
Coy has since been released from the promotion.
The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Coy is married to his wife Cristina and has one daughter and one son.
Championships and accomplishments
- Maximum Fighting Championship
- MFC Welterweight Championship (One time, Current)
- SportFight MMA
- SportFight Welterweight Championship (One time)
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|22 matches||15 wins||7 losses|
|Loss||15–7||Zak Cummings||Technical Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Reis||April 9, 2017||1||4:21||Kansas City, Missouri, United States|
|Win||15–6||Jonavin Webb||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Cowboy||February 21, 2016||3||5:00||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Loss||14–6||Danny Roberts||Technical Submission (triangle choke)||UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. VanZant||December 10, 2015||1||2:46||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||14–5||Adam McDonough||TKO (punch)||Bellator 116||April 11, 2014||2||0:30||Temecula, California, United States||Bellator Season 10 Welterweight Tournament Semifinal.|
|Win||14–4||Paul Bradley||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 112||March 14, 2014||3||5:00||Hammond, Indiana, United States||Bellator Season 10 Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal.|
|Win||13–4||Andy Uhrich||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 101||September 27, 2013||3||5:00||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||12–4||Kevin Nowaczyk||Decision (unanimous)||Hoosier Fight Club 14||February 9, 2013||3||5:00||Valparaiso, Indiana, United States|
|Win||11–4||Ryan McGillivray||TKO (doctor stoppage)||MFC 33||May 4, 2012||3||5:00||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada||Won the MFC Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||10–4||Dhiego Lima||Decision (unanimous)||MFC 32||January 27, 2012||3||5:00||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Win||9–4||Patrick Mikesz||Decision (unanimous)||Warrior-1 MMA 7 - Reloaded||October 15, 2011||3||5:00||Coral Gables, Florida, United States|
|Loss||8–4||Nate Moore||KO (punches)||Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg||January 29, 2011||2||0:25||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Loss||8–3||Tyron Woodley||Decision (split)||Strikeforce Challengers: Lindland vs. Casey||May 21, 2010||3||5:00||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||8–2||Travis Bush||Submission (punches)||Sportfight 27 - Wild Card||March 12, 2010||1||0:16||Grande Ronde, Oregon, United States|
|Win||7–2||Chris Albandia||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Raw Power MMA 1||December 10, 2009||1||3:00||Sanabis, Bahrain|
|Win||6–2||JT Taylor||TKO (punches)||CageSport 6||July 25, 2009||1||3:39||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Loss||5–2||Paul Bradley||Decision (split)||World Cagefighting Alliance: Pure Combat||February 6, 2009||3||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Loss||5–1||Brian Foster||Submission (kimura)||Pro Battle MMA - Immediate Impact||October 4, 2008||1||4:08||Springdale, Arkansas, United States|
|Win||5–0||Mike Pierce||Decision (unanimous)||SportFight 23: Heated Rivals||June 20, 2008||5||5:00||Portland, Oregon, United States||Won the SportFight Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||4–0||Jerrod Jones||Submission (punches)||SportFight 22: Re-Awakening||April 18, 2008||2||2:37||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||3–0||Dave Courchaine||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: At The Dome||February 23, 2008||1||0:46||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Win||2–0||Rick Story||Decision (unanimous)||SportFight 21: Seasons Beatings||December 22, 2007||3||5:00||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Win||1–0||Aaron Emerson||Submission||SportFight 20: Homecoming||October 27, 2007||2||N/A||Portland, Oregon, United States|
Mixed martial arts exhibition record
|Exhibition record breakdown|
|2 matches||1 win||1 loss|
|Win||1–1||Valdir Araújo||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter 21||June 24, 2015 (airdate)||2||5:00||Boca Raton, Florida, United States|
|Loss||0–1||Vicente Luque||Submission (anaconda choke)||The Ultimate Fighter 21||June 3, 2015 (airdate)||3||2:26||Boca Raton, Florida, United States|
- "Nathan Coy - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved April 16, 2017.
- "MIXED MARTIAL ARTS SHOW RESULTS : Cosmopolitan Resort, Las Vegas" (PDF). Boxing.nv.gov. December 10, 2015. Retrieved 2016-05-07.
- "Nathan "Soulforce" Coy MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography". Sherdog.com. 1978-07-24. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 22, 2009. Retrieved December 6, 2010.
- "Bellator 116 results: play-by-play & updates". sherdog.com. April 11, 2014.
- "Ex-title challengers Eric Prindle, Anthony Leone, among 19 fighters released by Bellator". sherdog.com. June 25, 2014.
- "TUF 21 ATT vs Blackzilians". Mmacrazytv.com. Retrieved 2014-01-28.
- "Nathan Coy in against Danny Roberts at UFC Fight Night 80". mmajunkie.com. 2015-11-30. Retrieved 2015-11-30.
- Mike Bohn (2015-12-10). "UFC Fight Night 80 results: Danny Roberts catches Nathan Coy with triangle choke". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-12-10.
- "Jonavin Webb vs. Nathan Coy booked for UFC Fight Night 83". themmareport.com. 2016-01-23. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
- Ben Fowlkes (2016-02-21). "UFC Fight Night 83 results: Nathan Coy gets unanimous nod over Jonavin Webb". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-02-21.
- Staff (2017-02-17). "Nathan Coy vs. Zak Cummings added to UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-02-17.
- Ben Fowlkes (2017-04-15). "UFC on FOX 24 results: Zak Cummings chokes out Nathan Coy in front of home K.C. crowd". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-04-15.