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"The Great White"

Alex Morono

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22-7-0 (W-L-D)

6

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

11

First Round Finishes

Alex Morono

athlete record

Resultados do evento

Informações

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

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Houston, Estados Unidos
Equipe
Gracie Barra The Woodlands
Estilo de luta
Kickboxer
Idade
31
Altura
180.34
Peso
77.32
Estreia no UFC
03.01.16
Envergadura
182.88
Alcance das pernas
99.06

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2010
     
  • Six wins by submission (2 guillotine, triangle, 3 armbar), six by knockout
  • 11 first round finishes
     
  • Four finishes in under 90 seconds
     
  • Has won seven of his last nine and three in a row
     
  • Had 2-0 amateur MMA record
     
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I’m aggressive like a shark.”

UFC History
UFC on ESPN
(12/4/21) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Mickey Gall
UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Morono won a three-round unanimous decision over David Zawada
UFC on ESPN (5/8/21) Morono stopped Donald Cerrone via TKO (strikes) at 4:40 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (12/19/20) Morono lost a three round unanimous decision to Anthony Pettis
UFC Fight Night (11/14/20) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Rhys McKee
UFC 247 (2/8/20) Morono was knocked out by Khaos Williams at :27 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Max Griffin
UFC Fight Night (3/9/19) Morono stopped Zak Ottow via strikes at 3:34 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/24/18) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Kenan Song
UFC on FOX (7/28/18) Morono lost a three round unanimous decision to Jordan Mein
UFC Fight Night (2/18/18) Morono submitted Josh Burkman via guillotine choke at 2:12 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (9/23/17) Morono lost a three round split decision to Keita Nakamura
UFC Fight Night (2/4/17) Morono’s loss to Niko Price was overturned to a no contest when Price failed a post-fight drug test
UFC on FOX (12/17/16) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over James Moontasri
UFC 195 (1/2/16) Morono won a three round split decision over Kyle Noke

Q&A

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