Cody Garbrandt (born July 7, 1991) is an American professional mixed martial artist (MMA) signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is the former UFC Bantamweight Champion winning the title in dominating fashion at UFC 207. As of 2017, Garbrandt is ranked #6 in the UFC pound for pound rankings.
Cody currently fights out of the world famous Team Alpha Male facility in Sacramento, California alongside UFC legend Urijah Faber. But training and fighting has been part of Garbrandt’s life for quite awhile.
“I started boxing at 15 to stay out of fighting in the streets and to give my life purpose.” said Garbrandt to UFC.com. As for finally making it to the UFC, “It’s been a dream of mine since I laced up my first boxing glove.”