Orion "Galaxy" Cosce


Fighting style: MMA
Stance: Switch
Division: Welterweight
Height: 5' 11"
Reach: 71"
Leg reach: 39.00
Weight: 170 lbs.
Nationality: Eureka, United States
Age: 28


Wins by KO: 6
Wins by submission: 1



Significant Strikes Attempted: 212
Significant Strikes Landed: 114


Takedowns Attempted: 15
Takedowns Landed: 2


Orion Cosce is an American professional mixed martial artist and a rising star in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He currently competes in the welterweight division.

Cosce was born on October 15, 1991, in San Diego, California. He started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 6, under his father’s tutelage and soon developed a passion for combat sports. Cosce gradually began to train other disciplines such as kickboxing and wrestling in order to become well rounded fighter.

He made his amateur debut when he was 16 years old, accumulating an impressive record of 13-2 with 11 wins by submission or knockout before transitioning into professional MMA competition. His first pro fight took place just after turning 21 years old where he continued to showcase his dominance and improved technique by earning a submission victory via rear naked chokehold within just over two minutes during round one of their encounter.

Cosce then went on to compete for various promotions throughout California making it all the way up to Combate Americas where he eventually earned himself three back-to-back victories that gave him enough momentum to earn him a chance at joining UFC’s roster of fighters this past year when they released their Light Heavyweight division which Orion quickly joined at 31 years old immediately bringing attention from many people around the world due to being one of only eight athletes selected out hundreds who tried out during tryouts held across several states including Arizona & Texas

After making it into the UFC family , Orion has since gone 2 -0 while competing against some strong opponents like Austin Hubbard who he defeated with a unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 176 last August 8th 2020 but this time showcasing not only great striking skills but also impressing everyone with powerful take downs against seasoned professionals . However , despite having such amazing performances inside octagon , outside it is pretty much what you’d expect from gentle giant Orion which includes plenty smiles often whenever there’s camera pointed towards him . The fans loves how friendly yet humble demeanor coupled with ferocious fighting style has easily made them root for him each time steps foot inside cage .

As for what lies ahead for Orion Cosce we can definitely expect even more exciting fights between now end as continues climb rankings within welter weight division as currently stands N°17 ranked contender according too official ufc website . Ultimately we may see him taking part upcoming ultimate championships if continue keep winning streak going further proving why truly deserves be considered amongst greatest stars sport today !

Fight History

Gilbert Urbina
Gilbert Urbina
Orion Cosce: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 2:55
Sat. May 20, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Hill
Blood Diamond
Blood Diamond
Orion Cosce: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jul 30, 2022
UFC 277: Pena vs. Nunes 2
Phil Rowe
Phil Rowe
Orion Cosce: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 4:21
Sat. Jul 31, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Strickland

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