- Name: Chico Camus
- Pro MMA Record: 19-8-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: The King
- Current Streak: 1 Win
- Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1985.01.26
- Last Fight: October 27, 2018 in PFC
- Weight Class: Flyweight | Last Weigh-In: 134.8 lbs
- Affiliation: Roufusport MMA Academy
- Height: 5'6" (168cm) | Reach: 66.0" (168cm)
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $36,000 USD
- Born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Fighting out of: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Chico Camus is an American bantamweight fighter currently signed to the UFC. He trains out of Red Schafer MMA in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has notable wins over Alp Ozkilic, Dustin Pague, and Kyung Ho Kang. Of his fourteen career wins, seven have been finishes including four T/KOs.
Camus began training in MMA in 2007 along with Anthony Pettis. After going 3-0 as an amateur, he made his professional debut in 2009 with a first round submission to strikes. After losing his second fight, he would go on a six fight winning streak with five finishes. He would lose a unanimous decision to WEC and Bellator veteran, Jameel Massouh, in 2010. He would alternate wins and losses over his next three fights. In 2012, he would enter a tournament for Legacy FC that offered a Tachi Palace Fights contract to the winner. He would win his first two round of the tournament, both by decision, but would be forced to drop out of the finals when he was offered a UFC contract.
Chico was signed by the UFC in mid 2012. He made his debut against Dustin Pague at UFC 150 and was able to walk away with a unanimous decision win. He would take on a Dustin Kimura at UFC 156. The fight was changed to a catchweight bout when Kimura missed weight, coming in at 139.5 pounds for the bantamweight contest. Camus would lose by submission in the third round. He was able to bounce back when he defeated Kyung Ho Kang by unanimous decision at UFC 164. He next took on Yaotzin Meza at UFC on Fox 10 and was able to grapple his way to a unanimous decision win.