Alex Morono - Official UFC® Profile
Alex
Morono
14-5-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 14-5-0, 1NC
Summary: Aggression, striking, grappling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Great White
From: Houston, Texas United States
Fights Out Of: Houston, Texas United States
Age: 28
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 72"
Leg Reach 39"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
651
41% Successful
264
Types of Successful Strikes
0
264
87% Standing
229
24
11
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
4
0
Takedown Defense
40
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Alex Morono
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2
Nov 24, 2018
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Loss
Alex Morono
Jul 28, 2018
14
20
3
0
0
1
5
3
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Alex Morono
Feb 18, 2018
4
7
0
0
0
1
0
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Alex Morono
Sep 22, 2017
27
38
2
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Split
NO CONTEST
Alex Morono
Feb 4, 2017
45
23
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 Overturned
Win
Alex Morono
Dec 17, 2016
46
111
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Alex Morono
Jan 2, 2016
59
43
1
0
0
1
4
1
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: A grappling or striking session, head home to eat and rest, then hit another session or get in a conditioning workout. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? Began training in January of 2007. Interest in fighting was sparked by Fedor vs. Coleman fight when he was 15.

What ranks and titles have you held? Legacy welterweight champion

Do you have any heroes? My father

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. It’s a dream come true, the start of something monumental.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Legacy amateur series welterweight champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Legacy pro champ. 1-0 in pro kickboxing

If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt, Taekwondo black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke

Favorite Striking technique: Head kick

  • Pro since 2010
  • Six wins by submission (2 guillotine, triangle, 3 armbar), four by knockout
  • Nine first round finishes
  • Four finishes in under 90 seconds
  • 8-2, 1 NC in last 11 fights
  • Had 2-0 amateur MMA record
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I’m aggressive like a shark.”

Career

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