Mike started performing stand-up comedy in 2011. He reached the semi-finals of both So You Think You're Funny in 2012 and The Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year Competition in 2013.
In 2013, Mike teamed up with Joe Foster and Adam Race to present JAM Comedy, a triple-header stand-up show at the Edinburgh Fringe. The show was a critical and popular success.
In 2014 Mike reached the final of the Comedy Gladiators Competition and in July was announced the Winner of the Fosters South Coast Comedian of the Year Award. As part of the prize, Mike won spots at the Southsea Show and at the famous Spinnaker Tower Comedy Club.
Mike and Joe performed the all new JAM Comedy at the Etcetera Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe 2014. Last year they took the show to Edinburgh for a second successful run at the Fringe.
He recently reached the Amused Moose Laugh Off Final.
Bruce Dessau said of his entertaining set, If Rob Beckett is the new Micky Flanagan then Cox could be the new Rob Beckett.