Alex
Soto
6-2-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 6-2-1
Summary: Cardio, Strength, Athletic, Well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: Extremo
From: Tijuana Mexico
Fights Out Of: San Diego, California USA
Age: 30
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )
College: University of San Diego

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
186
25% Successful
47
Types of Successful Strikes
0
47
87% Standing
41
4
2
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
10
30% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Alex Soto May 15, 2012
41 3 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Francisco Rivera 68 0 0 0
Loss
Michael McDonald Nov 19, 2011
12 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Alex Soto 6 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: After working a full day I typically work any combination of striking technique to wrestling or BJJ and strength & conditioning. I train from 4:30pm until about 10pm, 6 days a week.

When and why did you start training for fighting? It’s been a dream to be a professional athlete.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two time UWC Mexico Bantamweight champion.

Do you have any heroes? My wife Joy! Best fighter I have ever met.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? University of San Diego, no degree yet. I’m studying business.

What was your job before you started fighting? I currently train dolphins for a living.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
Fighting in Japan was a very special accomplishment.

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
Black belt in Mexican Judo

Favorite grappling technique: The dolphin wrangler

Favorite Striking technique: Straight left

•    Member of a US Army Long Range Reconnaissance Company in Afghanistan, where he served a yearlong combat tour.

•    Pro since 2009

•    Three wins by submission, two by knockout

•    Coming off draw with Seiji Akao in June 2011 DEEP bout in Japan

Career

Key Opponents

Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald
16-3-0
( W-L-D )

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