‘AK Kid’ bags UFC fight [Mixed Martial Arts]

October 7, 2013

Cody McKenzie

Cordova mixed-martial arts fighter Cody McKenzie is going back to the lightweight division.

He’s also going back to the UFC.

The 25-year-old Alaskan will carry a 14-3 career professional record into his FOX9 showdown against veteran Sam Stout in December.

McKenzie returns to 155 pounds after fighting twice at featherweight.

His is coming off a unanimous decision win over Leonard Garcia at UFC159. He has a 3-3 career record in UFC competition.

A submission expert who specializes in the Guillotine choke hold, McKenzie has gotten 12 of his 14 victories by getting his opponent to tap out.

Stout is 19-9 in his career, including 8-8 in the UFC.