Sam Stout entered the preliminary part of UFC 157 not knowing what would be next. He had juggled wins and losses since joining the UFC in 2006.
“You have to take every fight like it’s your most important,” said Stout to MMA Fighting. “You’re only as good as your last fight and you have to treat it that way and come into every fight with more ambition, work ethic as the last.”
With that motto, Stout used it to earn a split-decision against Caros Fodor to amp his record to 8-7.
In his seven year UFC run, Stout has had three different win streaks. He’s been unable to nab three consecutive wins. Almost all of his wins have come by decision.
Throughout his time for the promotion Stout has a record tying five Fight of the Night honors, three of which came in a row. He also took Knockout of the Night once.
It was Fodor’s UFC debut and he’s currently dropped his last two encounters.