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Cody McKenzie battles Sam Stout in UFC on Fox 9

Written on October 04, 2013 by Hector

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Cody McKenzie vs. Sam Stout is the latest addition to UFC on Fox 9

Cody McKenzie returns to the lightweight division after splitting his two fights at 145 lbs. He started his featherweight campaign with a 31-second TKO loss to Chad Mendez a year ago in UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2. He bounced back this April when he defeated Leonard Garcia by unanimous decision. McKenzie is known for […]

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UFC 130 to Bring Back Rafaello Oliveira Against Gleison Tibau

Written on May 20, 2011 by Alvin Guerro

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After a lot of changes occured, Rafaello Oliveira and Gleison Tibau are set to face each other in the UFC 130 preliminary lightweight card.

Rafaello Oliveira will be Gleison Tibau’s new opponent, as he replaces the injured Bart Palaszewski in the coming UFC 130 preliminary lightweight bout.

Rafaello Oliveira, aka “Tractor”, has won against Nik Lentz and John Gunderson via unanimous decision. But he officially resigned to the UFC after his tough loss against Andre Winner by a unanimous decision. Meanwhile, Gleison Tibau’s latest victory was against Kurt Pellegrino via a split decision at UFC 128, where he improve his 22-7 professional record by winning three consecutive fights.

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Tibau Takes McKenzie’s Place Against Palaszewski in UFC 130

Written on May 06, 2011 by Alvin Guerro

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Injured Cody McKenzie will not be able to fight in UFC 130, and stepping on his place will be Gleison Tibau.

Cody McKenzie, who is still injured, will not be able to fight Bart Palaszewski at UFC 130 in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 28. UFC President, Dana White, confirmed yesterday that Gleison Tibau agreed verbally to take the challenge in replacing Cody McKenzie to fight Bart Palaszewski.

Bart Palaszewski, who will make his first fight in UFC, has three consecutive wins and one loss against Kamal Shalorus through a split decision in WEC lightweight division bout. On the other hand, Gleison Tibau has 22-7 win loss record in UFC. The fight look much prettier to the latter who won his fight against Kurt Pellegrino through a split decision last UFC 128 in New Jersey.

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Cody McKenzie Collides with Bart Palaszewski at UFC 130

Written on April 12, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Another pair was added to UFC 130: Edgar vs Maynard 3 fight card, as Cody McKenzie and Bart Palaszewski makes a lighhtweight bout on May 28.

TUF 12 quarter-finalist, Cody McKenzie, will meet in a preliminary lightweight bout with Bart Palaszewski at UFC 130: Edgar vs Maynard 3.

Cody McKenzie is on the rebound after suffering a rear-naked choke from Yves Edwards at UFC Fight for the Troops 2 last January. He has secured ten of his 11 career victories by submission. On the other hand, Bart Palaszewski will make his Octagon debut on May 28. He last fought at WEC 53, wherein he dropped a split decision to Kamal Shalorus. Bart Palaszewski secured 27 of his 35 career victories by knockout, technical knockout or submission.

See the complete UFC 130 fight card after the break.

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Cody McKenzie vs Aaron Wilkinson Slated for TUF 12 Finale

Written on December 04, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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This Saturday concludes the finale of The Ultimate Fighter 12. It can now be determined who got the excellent coaching ability: Is it UFC Champion Georges St. Pierre or top contender Josh Koscheck? This Saturday fight features Cody McKenzie vs Aaron Wilkinson who both carry an undisputed record.

This Saturday’s “The Ultimate Fighter 12,” will feature quarterfinalists which include from Team Georges St. Pierre, Cody McKenzie (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and from Team Josh Koscheck, Aaron Wilkinson (6-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC). The quarterfinalists will be meeting on the show’s live finale this weekend.

The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale will take place at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, and the night’s main card airs on Spike TV.

McKezie, who represent Team GSP, scored with submission wins over Amir Khillah and Team Koscheck hand-picked, Marc Stevens to advance to the quarterfinals. Nevertheless, he fell short in that round when semifinalist Nam Phan stopped him with a few good strikes in the second round.

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