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Welterweight Categoria

Not Fighting

"Cowboy"

Alex Oliveira

Welterweight Categoria

22-12-1 (W-L-D)

12

Vitórias por nocaute

5

Vitórias por finalização

10

Vitórias no 1º round

Alex Oliveira

Histórico do atleta

Informações

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

Status
Not Fighting
Cidade natal
Brasilerio, Brazil
Equipe
TATA Fight Team - Rio de Janeiro
Estilo de luta
Muay Thai
Idade
35
Altura
71.00
Peso
170.00
Estreia no UFC
21.03.15
Envergadura
76.50
Alcance das pernas
43.00

Fighter Facts

  • Twelve wins by KO, five by submission (4 RNC, guillotine)

     
  • Ten first round finishes

     
  • Has won 11 of his last 20 and two of his last five

     
  • Origin of nickname: “I used to be a rodeo bullrider.”

UFC History

UFC 272
(3/5/22) Oliviera was stopped by Kevin Holland via strikes at :38 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (10/2/21) Oliveira lost a three round unanimous decision to Niko Price

UFC 261 (4/24/21) Oliveira was submitted by Randy Brown via rear naked choke at 2:50 of the first round

UFC 254 (10/24/20) Oliveira was submitted by Shavkat Rakhmonov via guillotine choke at 4:40 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (7/26/20) Oliveira won a three round unanimous decision over Peter Sobotta

UFC 248 (3/7/20) Oliveira won a three round split decision over Max Griffin

UFC Fight Night (9/28/19) Oliveira lost a three round unanimous decision to Nicolas Dalby

UFC Fight Night (4/27/19) Oliveira lost a three round unanimous decision to Mike Perry

UFC 231 (12/8/18) Oliveira was submitted by Gunnar Nelson via rear naked choke at 4:17 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (9/22/18) Oliveira stopped Carlo Pedersoli via strikes at :39 of round one

UFC on FOX (4/14/18) Oliveira submitted Carlos Condit via guillotine choke at 3:17 of the second round

UFC 218 (12/2/17) Oliveira was stopped by Yancy Medeiros via strikes at 2:02 of the third round

UFC on FOX (7/22/17) Oliveira knocked out Ryan LaFlare at 1:50 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (3/11/17) Oliveira submitted Tim Means via rear naked choke at 2:38 of the second round

UFC 207 (12/30/16) Oliveira’s fight with Tim Means was ruled a no contest at 3:33 of the first round when Oliveira couldn’t continue due to an accidental foul

UFC Fight Night (10/1/16) Oliveira knocked out Will Brooks at 3:30 of the third round

UFC on FOX (7/23/16) Oliveira won a three round unanimous decision over James Moontasri

UFC Fight Night (2/21/16) Oliveira was submitted by Donald Cerrone via triangle choke at 2:33 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (11/7/15) Oliveira knocked out Piotr Hallmann at :54 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (6/27/15) Oliveira won a three round unanimous decision over Joe Merritt

UFC Fight Night (5/30/15) Oliveira submitted KJ Noons via rear naked choke at 2:51 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (3/21/15) Oliveira was submitted by Gilbert Burns via armbar at 4:14 of the third round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 22. I used to get into fights in nightclubs a lot. One day someone saw me and invited me to start training.

What ranks and titles have you held?  Muay Thai dark blue, BJJ blue belt.

Do you have any heroes?
My master Andre Tadeu, he’s an example for me.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream that is coming true.

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction worker.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I fought twice in Muay Thai pro competitions and then started fighting MMA.

Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle

Favorite Striking technique: A destroying punch