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"The Barn Cat"

11-3-0

Tamdan McCrory

Tamdan "The Barn Cat" McCrory

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  • Given Name: Tamdan Wade McCrory
  • Professional MMA Record: 11-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Barn Cat
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 27 | Date of Birth: 1986.11.05
  • Last Fight: August 08, 2009 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $38,000 USD
  • Height: 6'5" (196cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Gym/Affiliation: Central New York MMA
  • Born: Ithaca, New York, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Binghamton, New York
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

Tamdan McCrory Wiki Update Wiki

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.

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Tamdan McCrory MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
John Howard
Ref: Mario Yamasaki
UFC 101: Declaration
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2009.08.08
Odds: -191 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Punches
3:35 Round 1 of 3
Ryan Madigan
Ref: Yves Lavigne
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
Loss | Submission | Armlock
3:59 Round 1 of 3
Dustin Hazelett
Ref: Steve Mazzagatti
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
#30 Greatest Submission of All Time
UFC 91 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Luke Cummo
Ref: Dan Miragliotta
UFC 87: Seek and Destroy
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2008.08.09
Odds: +119 Near Even | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
Loss | Submission | Armlock
3:19 Round 2 of 3, 8:19 Total
Akihiro Gono
Ref: Dan Miragliotta
UFC 78: Validation
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2007.11.17
Odds: +168 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
UFC 78 Submission of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
2:04 Round 2 of 3, 7:04 Total
Pete Spratt
Ref: Jorge Alonso
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
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 WFL 10 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 WFL 7 2006.06.03

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