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(Mixed Martial Artist)

Renowned as the UFC bantamweight champion and former Pinnacle FC fighter. He is married and a father of one.

Relationship Facts of Cody Garbrandt

Cody Garbrandt is married to Danny Pimsanguan {Compare Couple}.
Cody Garbrandt married on July 29, 2017.
💑 Anniversary in 244 days 💑
He is father of One (Kai Fisher Garbrandt).
Cody Garbrandt is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Cody Garbrandt?

Cody Garbrandt is married to his long-term girlfriend, Danny Pimsanguan. Her wife is a model by profession.

They met each other during the MMA promotion Pinnacle FC and started dating each other. Later, on the 29th of July 2017, they got married to each another.

In March 2018, the couple was blessed with a son, Kai Fisher Garbrandt.

Who is Cody Garbrandt?

Cody Garbrandt is a professional mixed martial artist for UFC. He is renowned as the UFC bantamweight champion and former Pinnacle FC fighter.

Currently, he is ranked in the 3rd position in UFC bantamweight rankings.

Cody Garbrandt- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Cody Garbrandt was born on the 7th of July 1991 in Uhrichsville, Ohio. His birth name is Cody Ray Allen Garbrandt and has British-Irish ethnicity.

His parents were separated when he was just one year. The main reason behind divorce happens to domestic violence. After that, he was raised by his mother, Jessica along with his younger brother, Zach.

Whereas his father spent most of his life in prison. Also, he happens to be a drug addict too.

When he was four years, he started to train for boxing along with his brother. At the time, they were trained by their uncle, Robert Meese who happens to be an Olympic alternate in boxing. When he became 10 years, his stepfather adopted him as a son.

Education & Early life

Talking about his educational background, he graduated from Claymont High School in his hometown. At the time, he was popular in wrestling and football. In 2007, he won the state championship by defeating Zach Neibert. Also, he was honored with All-State Honors as a linebacker.

After high school, he attended two colleges; Newberry College and Notre Dame College. However, he dropped out of college due to academic reasons. Later, he started working as a bouncer, weed seller, and coal miner too.

After some time, he decided to commit his career to Mixed Martial Art.

Cody Garbrandt- Professional Career

In 2012, Cody Garbrandt debuted as a professional mixed martial artist. However, his first bout as an amateur fighter took place in 2009. By the time, he debuted, he has already made a record of 6 – 2.

In October 2014, he signed with the UFC. After that, on the 3rd of July 2015, he made his promotional debut at UFC 182 against Marcu Clyde Brimage. He won the match via TKO. On the 11th of July 2015, he fought against Henry Briones at UFC 189 via unanimous decision.

Moving forward, on the 21st of 2016, he fought against John Lineker at UFC Fight Night 83. He won the first round via TKO. On the 20th of August of the year, he fought Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 202.

The same year, he reached his career peak when drafted then Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz at UFC 207 via unanimous decision.

In January 2017, he became one of the coaches of The Ultimate Fighter 25. On the 4th of Movember 2017, he faced T.J Dillashaw. First, the match was postponed due to his back injury. He lost the match via knockout. Again, he fought Dillashaw in a rematch where he loses the match via TKO.

On the 2nd of March 2019, he fought against Pedro Munhoz at UFC 235 which he lost via knockout. Last, on the 6th of June 2020, he fought against Raphael Oliveira Assuncao at UFC 250.

The match was first scheduled on the 28th of March which was postponed due to his kidney problem.

Cody Garbrandt
Caption: Cody Garbrandt Posing for a Photo (Source: Pinterest )

Cody Garbrandt- Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $2 million. As a mixed-martial artist, his earnings are in the range of $60k or above.

Apart from that, he also earns through his merchandise too.

Cody Garbrandt- Controversy & Rumors

In recent days, the mixed-martial artist is in the headlines as he is intending to win the title in multiple weight classes. As of now, he is busy dropping his weight to 125 pounds. Next, he will be challenging the new 125-pound champion, Deiveson Figueiredo.

Body Measurements- Height & Weight

Cody Garbrandt has black eyes with black hair. His height is 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 62 kg.

He is truly passionate about tattoos too. Some of his body tattoos include TRUE LOVE on his knuckles which signifies his passion for fighting, WINGS, and DIAMOND on his neck, and BLESSED with WINGS on his stomach.

Social Media

This fighter has over 334.6k followers on Twitter, over 2.4 million followers on Instagram, and over 495k followers on Facebook.


  • In 2018, he published his autobiography, The Pact. 
  • As of July 2020, he has fought 15 matches that ended with 12 wins and 3 losses.


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