Cortney Casey Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Cortney
Casey
7-4-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #12 Women Strawweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 7-4-0
Summary: Well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: Cast Iron
From: Tucson, Arizona United States
Fights Out Of: Maui, Hawaii United States
Age: 30
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 115 lb ( 52 kg )
Reach 67"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
745
40% Successful
300
Types of Successful Strikes
0
300
58% Standing
19%
23%
175
57
68
Striking Defense
51
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
67% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
4
1
Takedown Defense
22
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Cortney Casey
May 13, 2017
57
103
4
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Cortney Casey
Nov 19, 2016
34
22
6
0
1
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Cortney Casey
Aug 20, 2016
4
21
1
0
0
1
1
1
R1 Submission
Win
Cortney Casey
Jul 13, 2016
19
5
2
0
0
0
3
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Cortney Casey
Nov 28, 2015
71
78
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Loss
Cortney Casey
Jul 18, 2015
90
57
3
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night

Biography

TRAINING: I have pad work in the early morning, and Jiu-Jitsu shortly after that. Then I do strength and conditioning. I teach kids class at 4pm and then I have MMA or boxing afterwards.

Thoughts on opponent, Claudia Gadelha? This is a huge opportunity for me and I'm excited for the challenge. I know I can give the fans a good fight, which is what they are used to seeing from both of us.

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2009, I was looking for a competitive sport to fill the void after my soccer career was cut short.

What ranks and titles have you held? Current #1 ranked strawweight in Asia, amateur Tuff-N-Uff 125-lb Champ, and amateur Coalition of Combat 125-lb Champ.

Do you have any heroes? My mom

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that I’m able to compete with the best fighters in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? University of Texas at El Paso -Multidisciplinary studies 

What was your job before you started fighting? College soccer player

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ purple belt

Favorite grappling technique: The one that makes them tap

Favorite Striking technique: The one that knocks them out

• Pro since 2013

• Has won five of her last eight

• Three wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC, 1 armbar)

• Former Division I soccer player for UTEP

• Had 6-2 amateur MMA record

Career

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