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Women's Flyweight Division

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"Cast Iron"

Cortney Casey

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

3

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Cortney Casey

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Tucson, United States
Trains at
The Nest / Sanchez BJJ - Maui, HI
Fighting style
MMA
Age
35
Height
67.00
Weight
126.00
Octagon Debut
Jul. 18, 2015
Reach
67.00
Leg reach
35.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Has won six of her last 13
     
  • Three wins by KO, four by submission (2 RNC, 2 armbar)
     
  • All seven finishes in the first round
     
  • Former Division I soccer player for UTEP
     
  • Had 6-2 amateur MMA record

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(7/9/22) Casey lost a three round split decision to Antonina Shevchenko 
UFC Fight Night (11/13/21) Casey won a three round unanimous decision over Liana Jojua
UFC Fight Night (3/13/21) Casey lost a three round split decision to JJ Aldrich
UFC on ESPN (6/20/20) Casey was submitted by Gillian Robertson via rear naked choke at 4:32 of the third round
UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Casey submitted Mara Romero Borella via armbar at 3:36 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (2/17/19) Casey lost a three round unanimous decision to Cynthia Calvillo
UFC Fight Night (8/25/18) Casey won a three round split decision over Angela Hill
UFC on FOX (4/14/18) Casey lost a three round split decision to Michelle Waterson
UFC 218 (12/2/17) Casey lost a three round split decision to Felice Herrig
UFC 211 (5/13/17) Casey won a three round unanimous decision over Jessica Aguilar
UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) Casey lost a three round unanimous decision to Claudia Gadelha
UFC 202 (8/20/16) Casey submitted Randa Markos via armbar at 4:34 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (7/13/16) Casey stopped Cristina Stanciu via strikes at 2:36 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/28/15) Casey lost a three round unanimous decision to Seohee Ham
UFC Fight Night (7/18/15) Casey lost a three round unanimous decision to Joanne Calderwood

Q&A

TRAINING: I train Monday-Saturday. Each day of the week is different, but I work out every morning for a few hours, and every afternoon we have team practice at night. That is when I do my cardio. 
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 brown belt
Favorite grappling technique: The one that makes them tap
Favorite Striking technique: The one that knocks them out