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Middleweight Division


Cody Brundage

Middleweight Division

10-6-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Cody Brundage

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Learn more about Cody Brundage's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Chapin, United States
Trains at
Factory X
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Sep. 25, 2021
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2019
  • Five wins by KO, three by submission (2 arm triangle, guillotine)
  • Six first round finishes
  • Has won four of his last eight

UFC 300 (4/13/24) Brundage was submitted by Bo Nickal via rear naked choke at 3:38 of the second round 

UFC on ESPN (12/2/23) Brundage knocked out Zachary Reese at 1:49 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (9/23/23) Brundage defeated Jacob Malkoun by DQ (illegal elbow) at 4:15 of the first round 

UFC on ABC (6/24/23) Brundage lost a three round unanimous decision to Cody Brundage 

UFC on ESPN (4/29/23) Brundage was submitted by Rodolfo Vieira via arm triangle choke at 1:28 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (12/17/22) Brundage was knocked out by Michal Oleksiejczuk at 3:16 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (7/9/22) Brundage knocked out Tresean Gore at 3:50 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (3/12/22) Brundage submitted Dalcha Lungiambula via guillotine choke at 3:41 of the first round

UFC 266 (9/25/21) Brundage lost a three-round unanimous decision to Nick Maximov


Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4

Episode 5 (9/1/20) Brundage was stopped by William Knight via strikes at 2:23 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I just loved the sport and needed to compete after NCAA wrestling. Nothing filled that void until I found MMA.  

What ranks and titles have you held? Middleweight and light heavyweight champion for Lights Out Championships 

Do you have any heroes? My parents What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a goal accomplished, a dream
realized and proof that all the hard work is paying off. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I was a triple major in history, English and secondary education. 

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a college wrestling coach at Oliver college in Michigan and then I worked as a union carpenter after that. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I was a 2x NCAA national qualifier

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Held two professional titles on the regional scene

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Double leg 

Favorite Striking technique: The one that lands