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"The Barn Cat"

12-3-0

Tamdan McCrory

Tamdan "The Barn Cat" McCrory

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  • Given Name: Tamdan Wade McCrory
  • Professional MMA Record: 12-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Barn Cat
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 27 | Date of Birth: 1986.11.05
  • Last Fight: September 05, 2014 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Central New York MMA
  • Height: 6'5" (196cm) | Reach: 78.0" (198cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $38,000 USD
  • Born: Ithaca, New York, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Binghamton, New York
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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A talented submission fighter trained at the CNY MMA gym in Binghamton, New York, Tamdan McCrory made his debut in 2006 at the age of 19 and soon emerged as one of the most talked-about prospects at 170 lbs. McCrory finished his first eight fights on the local Massachusetts and New Jersey circuits, then made his UFC debut in 2007, finishing veteran Pete Spratt with a Triangle Choke in the second round. McCrory alternated wins and losses in his next four bouts with the promotion, and was dropped by the UFC in 2009 following a Split Decision loss to John Howard at UFC 101.


McCrory’s most notable fight to date came against fellow rising start Dustin Hazelett at UFC 91 in 2008. Prior to the bout, fans and members of the media discussed the comical appearance of the matchup, which pitted two lanky, unassuming fighters with slim builds. The fight ended up one of the most exciting on the card, as both fighters battled on the feet and on the ground until "The Barn Cat" made the first mistake and was finished by a slick Reverse Armbar.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:08 PM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:21 Round 1 of 3

Brennan Ward
11-3-0 9-2-0

Bellator 123: Curran vs. Pitbull 2
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.09.05
Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs | Referee: Jason Herzog
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

John Howard
11-2-0 11-4-0

UFC 101: Declaration
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2009.08.08
Odds: -191 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | Submission | Punches
3:35 Round 1 of 3

Ryan Madigan
10-2-0 5-0-0

UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2009.03.07
Odds: -293 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Loss | Submission | Armlock
3:59 Round 1 of 3

Dustin Hazelett
10-1-0 11-4-0

UFC 91: Couture vs Lesnar
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2008.11.15
Odds: +188 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 Base | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
#30 Greatest Submission of All Time
UFC 91 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Luke Cummo
9-1-0 6-5-0

UFC 87: Seek and Destroy
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2008.08.09
Odds: +119 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Loss | Submission | Armlock
3:19 Round 2 of 3, 8:19 Total

Akihiro Gono
9-0-0 28-12-7

UFC 78: Validation
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2007.11.17
Odds: +168 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
UFC 78 Submission of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
2:04 Round 2 of 3, 7:04 Total

Pete Spratt
8-0-0 15-11-0

UFC Fight Night 10: Stout vs Fisher
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2007.06.12
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 ($4K Base, $4K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 169.5 lbs | Referee: Jorge Alonso
Win | Submission | Choke

Nuri Shakir

Cage Fury FC

2007.04.13
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Anthony D'Angelo

Cage Fury FC

2007.01.19
Win | KO/TKO

Mike Littlefield

Cage Fury FC

2006.10.06
Win | Submission | Choke

Jason Giroux

World Fighting League

2006.09.23
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Joe Manzello

Full Force Productions

2006.08.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Brendan Hoxie

Combat Zone

2006.08.05
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Bobby Diaz

Full Force Productions

2006.06.16
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

John Jenner

World Fighting League

2006.06.03

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