IFBB Pro Women’s Figure and Bikini Bodybuilder Stacey Cummings has passed away on April 20th, 2022. She was 31 years old. The cause of her death is unknown at the moment. Born in Florida, Stacey Cummings entered bodybuilding in 2013 and earned her IFBB Pro card with a 1st place finish at the 2016 NPC National Championships in the Figure Class. She had two children with her ex-husband Bryant Fought and lived in McKinney, Texas where she co-owned the Flex Fitness 247 Gym.
The news of Stacey Cummings passing was first reported by friend and fellow IFBB Pro bodybuilder Kelly Lynn on her social media account. Lynn and Cummings competed together in three professional competitions. In addition to that, Kelly Lynn also stated that she was a part of 2016 NPC National Championships when Stacey Cummings earned her IFBB Pro card. Courtesy of Kelly Lynn’s personal Instagram account, you can see the post here:
“Unbelievable to hear of Stacey Cummings passing. What a beautiful woman. I can’t believe it. We did 3 shows together in 2020 and I was at Nationals when she turned pro. How crazy. Just 31 years old.
She also has 2 kids. Heartbreaking.
It is so incredibly sad to see so many people pass away as of late. I don’t know her full story as to what happened, I just know she overcame many demons in her past. This one hit home.
May she rest in peace,” Kelly Lynn wrote in the caption to her post.
Unbelievable to hear of Stacey Cummings passing. What a beautiful woman. I can't believe it. We did 3 shows together in…
Support has been pouring in for Stacey Cummings since the news of her passing was reported. Texas Bodybuilding Competitions’ promoters Ed and Betty Pariso paid tribute to her via their official Instagram handle and stated that they ‘had the pleasure of working with her many times over the years at our workshops.’
The year 2021-2022 has seen a record high number of bodybuilding professionals leave this world. Stacey Cumming’s tragic death comes a few days after 2017 Arnold Classic Winner Cedric McMillan passed away. McMillan had to remain on sidelines for the last few years due to health issues. He was planning to make a comeback in 2022.
Stacey Cummings’ bodybuilding career at a glance
Stacey Cummins made entered competitive bodybuilding with a 14th place finish in the bikini class at the 2013 NPC Ronnie Coleman Classic. After earning the IFBB Pro card in 2016, she made her IFBB Pro debut at the 2017 IFBB Europa Dallas show. She finished fifth in the Figure division. Stacey Cummings last competed at the 2021 IFBB Texas Pro and held the 12th place in the division.
Courtesy of National Physique Committee’s official website, you can see her competition history here:
- 2013 – NPC Ronnie Coleman Classic – Figure – 14th place
- 2016 NPC Europa Dallas – Figure Class D – 1st place and Figure Novice Class D – 1st place
- 2016 IFBB North American Championships – Figure Class F – 5th place
- 2016 NPC National Championships – Figure Class F – 1st place
- 2017 IFBB Europa Dallas – Figure Pro – 5th place
- 2017 IFBB San Antonio Pro – Figure Pro – 4th place
- 2018 IFBB Rising Phoenix Arizona Pro – Figure Pro – 9th place
- 2019 IFBB Lenda Murray Pro – Figure Pro – 12th place
- 2019 IFBB Los Angeles Pro – Figure Pro – 9th place
- 2019 IFBB Tampa Pro – Figure Pro – 10th
- 2018 IFBB Rising Phoenix Arizona Pro – Figure Pro – 7th place
- 2021 IFBB Texas Pro – Bikini – 12th place
Fitness Volt staff will keep you updated on the developing story and offers Stacey Cummings’s family and friends our most heart-felt condolences.