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Team Iron Cobra MMA
Age 30
Gender Male
Height 6' 6"
Weight Class Light-heavyweight

Michael Cockerham is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 9 wins, 17 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 9-17-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 4 years, 9 months, 7 days
Rounds Fought 34.5
Avg. Fights/Year 5.5
Longest Layoff 1 year, 4 months, 14 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 1 6 2
Losses 4 9 4
Finish Rate 77.8%
Finished Rate 76.5%
Win by Decision Rate 22.2%
Loss by Decision Rate 23.5%
Win by KO Rate 11.1%
Loss by KO Rate 23.5%
Win by SUB Rate 66.7%
Loss by SUB Rate 52.9%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 01:58
Fastest KO 05:26
Fastest SUB 01:58
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 07:35
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 06:07
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 12/02/2016 L
(9-16-0)
Dustin Long
(7-3-0)
LHW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Valor Fights 39
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/15/2016 L
(9-15-0)
Billy Horne
(14-4-0)
LHW
(196.0 vs. 195.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Hardrock MMA 84 Pro/Am Florence, KY at Turfway Park
1 1:41
Official MMA Fight Results 05/30/2015 W
(8-15-0)
Thomas Eskew, Jr.
(2-5-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Turf Wars 25
1 4:15
Official MMA Fight Results 04/11/2015 L
(8-14-0)
Shaun Asher
(8-1-0)
LHW
(211.0* vs. 204.0)
Submission (Keylock)
Turf Wars 24
1 1:24
Official MMA Fight Results 11/22/2014 L
(8-13-0)
Daniel Spohn
(8-4-0)
LHW
(203.5 vs. 203.0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
IT Fight Series 11/22/14
1 0:42
Official MMA Fight Results 11/08/2014 L
(8-12-0)
Dustin Long
(4-1-0)
LHW
(204.4 vs. 203.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Evolution Combat Sports Series 2
2 0:57
Official MMA Fight Results 10/25/2014 L
(8-11-0)
Jerry Burns
(8-19-0)
HW
(210.0 vs. 220.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Warrior Cage Fighting / Caged Aggression
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/04/2014 L
(8-10-0)
Ronald Fields
(22-29-1)
HW
(207.0 vs. 237.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Turf Wars 21
1 4:26
Official MMA Fight Results 09/27/2014 W
(7-10-0)
Joshua Blanchard
(6-4-0)
LHW
(203.9 vs. 206.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ruckus in the Cage 22: All Pro Show
2 0:26
Official MMA Fight Results 09/13/2014 W
(6-10-0)
Thomas Eskew, Jr.
(1-2-0)
MW
(191.0* vs. 188.0*)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Hardrock MMA 67 Pro/Am Bowling Green, KY
2 1:30
Official MMA Fight Results 07/26/2014 L
(6-9-0)
Dustin Long
(3-1-0)
LHW TKO/RSC
Evolution Combat Sports Series 1
2 1:37
Official MMA Fight Results 05/09/2014 L
(6-8-0)
Willis Sergent
(1-0-0)
MW
(180.0 vs. 179.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bluegrass Brawl 12
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/19/2014 W
(5-8-0)
Jeramy Karshner
(0-1-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 184.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Absolute Action MMA : 4 Year Anniversary Show
2 1:53
Official MMA Fight Results 03/08/2014 W
(4-8-0)
Jerry Burns
(6-18-0)
HW
(202.0 vs. 219.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Hardrock MMA 63 Pro/Am Somerset, KY
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/21/2014 W
(3-8-0)
Kevin Powers
(1-5-0)
LHW
(191.0 vs. 189.0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
Hardrock MMA 62 Private Pro Show
1 1:58
Official MMA Fight Results 01/11/2014 L
(3-7-0)
Justin Sowers
(0-2-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 182.0)
Submission (Choke)
Absolute Action MMA: AAMMA 37
1 1:34
Official MMA Fight Results 11/23/2013 L
(3-6-0)
TJ Ball
(1-4-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 183.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Turf Wars 14
1 1:40
Official MMA Fight Results 09/21/2013 L
(3-5-0)
Ronald Fields
(20-28-1)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 225.0*)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Turf Wars 13
1 1:14
Official MMA Fight Results 09/07/2013 NC
(3-5-0)
Donta Wade
(1-0-0)
LHW
(199.0 vs. 205.0)
No Contest
Bluegrass Brawl 9
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/17/2013 L
(3-4-0)
Jon Cook
(1-1-0)
LHW
(199.0 vs. 199.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Warzone Fighting Challenge III
1 3:38
Official MMA Fight Results 03/09/2013 W
(2-4-0)
Robert Bennett
(0-3-0)
MW
(189.0* vs. 182.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bluegrass Brawl 6
1 3:18
Official MMA Fight Results 02/15/2013 W
(1-4-0)
Eric Slocum
(1-8-0)
MW
(194.0* vs. 197.0*)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Hardrock MMA 53 PRO Private Event
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/10/2012 W
(0-4-0)
Robert Bennett
(0-2-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 183.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Second 2 None Cage Fights - Freedom Fights
2 4:55
Official MMA Fight Results 08/17/2012 L
(0-3-0)
Justin Gamble
(2-1-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bluegrass Brawl 3
1 3:57
Official MMA Fight Results 05/18/2012 L
(0-2-0)
Matthew Garretson
(0-3-0)
MW
(185.4 vs. 182.4)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Reality Cage Combat: WV vs. The World
2 4:35
Official MMA Fight Results 04/28/2012 L
(0-1-0)
John Cantu
(0-2-0)
LHW
(189.0 vs. 188.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Spartan Fighting Championship 04/28/12
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/24/2012 L
(0-0-0)
Justin Gamble
(0-1-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Hardrock MMA 44 Pro/Am Private Event
1 1:39
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 12-13-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 2 years, 9 months, 26 days
Rounds Fought 43.9
Avg. Fights/Year 9.1
Longest Layoff 5 months, 15 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 4 7 1
Losses 0 9 4
Finish Rate 91.7%
Finished Rate 69.2%
Win by Decision Rate 8.3%
Loss by Decision Rate 30.8%
Win by KO Rate 33.3%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 58.3%
Loss by SUB Rate 69.2%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Win

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 02:19
Fastest KO 03:00
Fastest SUB 02:19
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 06:28
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.4
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 04:09
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 11/05/2011 W
(11-13-0)
Jason Williams
(3-2-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Hardrock MMA 41
1 2:50
Official MMA Fight Results 10/22/2011 L
(11-12-0)
Jerel Dickenson
(6-3-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Gladiator Fighting Challenge 10/22/11
2 0:20
Official MMA Fight Results 09/24/2011 L
(11-11-0)
Christopher Brown
(4-0-0)
MW
(183.0 vs. 196.0*)
Submission (Strikes)
Spartan Fighting Championship 09/24/11
1 2:21
Official MMA Fight Results 08/27/2011 W
(10-11-0)
William Garrett
(2-4-0)
MW
(181.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC (Didn't Answer the Bell for Round)
Kentucky Fighting Challenge 08/27/11
2 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/19/2011 L
(10-10-0)
Portland Pringle, III
(2-0-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 184.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Last Man Standing 08/19/11
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/06/2011 W
(9-10-0)
Henry Johnson
(1-4-0)
MW
(180.0 vs. 178.0)
TKO/RSC
Xtreme Fighting Champions 08/06/11
1 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/16/2011 W
(8-10-0)
Sean Beller
(12-0-0)
MW
(189.0* vs. 182.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
Gladiator Fighting Challenge 07/16/11
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/07/2011 L
(8-9-0)
Christopher Farrington, Jr.
(5-1-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 186.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Spartan FIghting Championship 05/07/11
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/19/2011 L
(8-8-0)
Bradley Hutcheison
(3-2-0)
MW
(190.0* vs. 185.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Hardrock MMA: Bowling Green
1 2:54
Official MMA Fight Results 01/15/2011 W
(7-8-0)
Scott Spicer
(4-2-0)
MW
(180.0 vs. 178.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Xtreme Fighting Champions 01/15/11
2 0:36
Official MMA Fight Results 11/06/2010 W
(6-8-0)
Jerry Stewart
(5-1-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 184.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Gladiator Fighting Championship 11/06/10
4 2:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/09/2010 W
(5-8-0)
Timothy Wright
(2-0-0)
LHW
(194.0 vs. 202.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Xtreme Fighting Champions 10/09/10
4 0:33
Official MMA Fight Results 07/10/2010 L
(5-7-0)
Timothy Wright
(1-0-0)
LHW
(193.0 vs. 195.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Xtreme Fighting Challenge 7/10/10
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/28/2010 L
(5-6-0)
Matthew Baccus
(6-0-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 186.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Gruesome Enterprises MMA 5/28/10
1 1:48
Official MMA Fight Results 04/10/2010 L
(5-5-0)
Jerry Stewart
(4-1-0)
MW
(183.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Gladiator Fighting Challenge 4/10/10
1 2:36
Official MMA Fight Results 04/03/2010 L
(5-4-0)
Matthew Baccus
(3-0-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 184.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Xtreme Fighting Champions 4/3/10
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/13/2010 W
(4-4-0)
Charlie Rawlings
(2-0-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 183.0)
TKO/RSC
Xtreme Fighting Champions 2/13/2010
4 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/16/2010 L
(4-3-0)
Rollan Kimberly
(2-2-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 182.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Wicktagon MMA 8
1 1:02
Official MMA Fight Results 12/19/2009 W
(3-3-0)
Justin Gamble
(5-1-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 184.0)
KO
Wicktagon MMA 7
3 0:54
Official MMA Fight Results 11/21/2009 W
(2-3-0)
Rollan Kimberly
(1-1-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 178.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Wicktagon MMA 11/21/2009
1 2:41
Official MMA Fight Results 10/17/2009 W
(1-3-0)
David Gorman
(0-0-0)
MW
(181.0 vs. 178.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Wicktagon MMA 10/17/09
1 2:19
Official MMA Fight Results 10/10/2009 W
(0-3-0)
Scott Spicer
(0-0-0)
MW
(180.0 vs. 187.0*)
Submission (Strikes)
Extreme Fighting Champions 10/10/09
3 2:51
Official MMA Fight Results 04/25/2009 L
(0-2-0)
Cullen Babcock
(0-0-0)
MW
(178.0 vs. 181.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Kentucky Fighting Challenge 4/25/09
1 2:11
Official MMA Fight Results 02/07/2009 L
(0-1-0)
Brian Stevens
(1-0-0)
MW
(182.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Kentucky Fighting Challenge 2/7/09
1 1:18
Official MMA Fight Results 01/10/2009 L
(0-0-0)
Zachary Taylor
(0-0-0)
MW
(183.0 vs. 184.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Kentucky Fighting Challenge 1/10/09
1 0:30
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class