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#6 Flyweight Division

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Alex Perez

24-7-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

7

Wins by Submission

10

First Round Finishes

Alex Perez

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Alex Perez's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Hanford, United States
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
30
Height
66.00
Weight
125.50
Octagon Debut
Aug. 08, 2017
Reach
65.50
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2011
     
  • Five wins by KO, seven by submission (Brabo, guillotine, 2 anaconda, RNC, Kimura, arm triangle)
     
  • 10 first round finishes
     
  • Has won 11 of his last 14 and three of his last five

UFC History
UFC 277
(7/30/22) Perez was submitted by Alexandre Pantoja via rear naked choke at 1:31 of the first round 
UFC 255 (11/21/20) Perez was submitted by Deiveson Figueiredo via guillotine choke at 1:57 of the first round in a fight for the UFC flyweight title
UFC 250 (6/6/20) Perez stopped Jussier Formiga via strikes at 4:06 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (1/25/20) Perez submitted Jordan Espinosa via arm triangle at 2:33 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (3/30/19) Perez won a three round unanimous decision over Mark De La Rosa
TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Perez was stopped by Joseph Benavidez via strikes at 4:21 of the first round
UFC 227 (8/9/18) Perez knocked out Jose Torres at 3:34 of the first round
UFC on FOX (2/24/18) Perez won a three round unanimous decision over Eric Shelton
UFC Fight Night (12/9/17) Perez submitted Carls John de Tomas via anaconda choke at 1:54 of the second round

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1
Episode Five
(8/8/17) Perez submitted Kevin Gray via anaconda choke at 2:54 of the first round

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2010. I just wanted to give it a shot and see how far I can go.
What ranks and titles have you held? Tachi Palace 125-pound title 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would mean the world to me. I would be proving everybody that doubted me wrong and I'll be able to show everyone that I'm the best in the world.
What was your job before you started fighting? My job before fighting was working in the fields, being a waiter at a restaurant, and working at a freight company.
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar
Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee