Mike Corey Biography
Mike Corey is one of the sensational and terrific fighter from united states who has gained name and fame for his highly skilled fighting style. Mike Corey has been active as a fighter since 2005 and has been fighting for the MidWest Combat in the IFL, International Fight League. With his hard training and remarkable skills, Corey has been able to show his strong presence in IFL as one of the strongest fighters.
BACKGROUND & CAREER
Born on March 8, 1994, Mike Corey belongs to American nationality. Corey was born and raised in O’Fallon, Missouri, United States and he spent most of his childhood days in Missouri. Corey started to fight from his high school days. He joined the Marines where he took MMA training while he was in California. During his stay in California, he fought in various tournaments and won Grapplers Quest tournaments.
Mike Corey returned back to fighting after a brief break and fought against Tom Ahrens and won the game by winning all three rounds. Currently, he is training with MMA Crystal Lake and Illinois. Corey is working hard to improve his fighting skills. He has been training with renown fighters such as Pat Curran, Bart Palaszewski and Jeff Curra and learning various techniques from them.
Mike Corey made his Bellator debut from the match against Chris Horodecki which ended with a draw. Corey fought against Ronnie Maan in the opening round of the Featherweight tournament on March 9, 2012, in Bellator 60. He was knocked down two times in the first round but didn’t give up and fought back. He secured a unanimous decision victory against Maan after fighting back in next two rounds. On March 9, 2014, he fought against Shane Krutchen at WSOF. He achieved victory with rear-naked choke submission in the 2nd round.
Mike Corey's professional record breakdown includes more than a dozen wins, three losses and a draw. He got his first win on March 26, 2005, against Tony Garcia via Submission (strikes) at CFC 2: Crown Fighting 2. His other wins include XCF 8: Xtreme Xage Fighter against Nate Craige, RM 8: Reto Maximo 8 against Adrian Camacho, PF: 2 Live MMA against Brian Cobo, SC: Season’s Beatings against Ryan Bixler, Raw Power: MMA against David Castillo and much more. Similarly, he lost a match against Shad Lierley at IFL Moline on April 7, 2007, against Cub Swanson at KOTC 61: Flash Point on September 23, 2005, and against Daniel Mason Straus at Bellator 65 in April 13, 2012.The match against Chris Horodecki at Bellator 57 went Draw after playing three rounds.
Digging his personal life, Mike Corey has kept his personal life hidden from media. From his age, we can say that he is a married man but he has not spoken any word about his marital status, wife, and children. Being a successful fighter he might have earned good money but his net worth is unknown. Some source has revealed that his fight salary is around $8000. To get more updates from this American fighter you can follow him on twitter. He stands tall with a height of 5'9'' and has the weight of 66 Kg.