Alex Perez

Alex Perez

Personal Information

Full Name Alexander Salvador Perez
Date of Birth March 21, 1992
Age 30
Nationality American

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Alex Perez: A Brief Biography

Alex Perez is an American professional fighter competing in the flyweight division of the UFC. He is currently the No.6 ranked contender in the weight class.



Latest News Update for Alex Perez


Due to a medical seizure, Alex Perez could not make it to his fight against Manel Kape on March 25, 2023, in San Antonio, United States.




Alex Perez Facts


Birth PlaceHanford, California, United States
Father’s NameAntonio Perez
Mother’s NameGinette Perez
Star SignAquarius
Age30
EducationWest Hills College Lemoore
MMA Debut2011
MMA Record24-7-0
AchievementsFormer Tachi Palace Fights flyweight champion
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter




Early Life and Career


Alex Salvador Perez was born on March 21, 1992, of Mexican descent in Hanford, California, United States. Perez has eight siblings, and he started wrestling in 6th grade with two of his brothers.


Alex Perez made his professional debut on May 6, 2011, and won the fight via technical knockout in the first round.


On February 5, 2015, Perez won the TPF flyweight championship via a unanimous win over Anthony Figueroa.


Alex Perez earned his UFC contract by submitting Kevin Gray for Dana White’s Contender Series on August 8, 2017.


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Alex Perez’s Career in UFC


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Alex Perez made his octagon debut on December 9, 2017, against Carls John de Tomas and won the fight via submission in the second round.


For his next two fights, Perez won against Eric Shelton and Jose Torres in 2018.


Perez lost his first UFC against Joseph Benavidez via technical knockout on November 30, 2018.


Alex Perez, for his next three fights, faced Mark De La Rosa, Jordan Espinosa, and Jussier Formiga and won all three.


Perez faced Deiveson Figueiredo for the UFC flyweight title and lost the bout via guillotine choke in the first round. The fight was the main event for UFC 255 in Las Vegas, United States.


For his last fight, Perez faced Alexandre Pantoja at UFC 277 and lost the bout via a neck crank submission in the first round.




Alex Perez Record


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Loss24–7Alexandre PantojaSubmission (neck crank)UFC 277July 30, 202211:31Dallas, Texas, United States
Loss24–6Deiveson FigueiredoSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC 255November 21, 202011:57Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win24–5Jussier FormigaTKO (leg kicks)UFC 250June 6, 202014:06Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win23–5Jordan EspinosaTechnical Submission (arm-triangle choke)UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. dos SantosJanuary 25, 202012:33Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Win22–5Mark De La RosaDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. GaethjeMarch 30, 201935:00Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Loss21–5Joseph BenavidezTKO (punches)The Ultimate Fighter: Heavy Hitters FinaleNovember 30, 201814:21Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win21–4Jose TorresKO (punches)UFC 227August 9, 201813:34Los Angeles, California, United States
Win20–4Eric SheltonDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. StephensFebruary 24, 201835:00Orlando, Florida, United States
Win19–4Carls John de TomasSubmission (anaconda choke)UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. OrtegaDecember 9, 201721:54Fresno, California, United States
Win18–4Kevin GrayTechnical Submission (anaconda choke)Dana White's Contender Series 5August 8, 201712:54Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win17–4Tyler BialeckiDecision (unanimous)CFFC 64March 25, 201735:00San Diego, California, United States
Win16–4Andrew NatividadSubmission (anaconda choke)TPF 30February 2, 201712:27Lemoore, California, United States
Win15–4Ralph AcostaDecision (unanimous)KOTC: Warranted AggressionDecember 18, 201635:00Ontario, California, United States
Win14–4Ray ElizaldeDecision (split)RFA 42August 19, 201635:00Visalia, California, United States
Loss13–4Jared PapazianSubmission (armbar)TPF 27May 19, 201613:26Lemoore, California, United States
Loss13–3Adam AntolinSubmission (guillotine choke)TPF 25November 19, 201511:15Lemoore, California, United States
Win13–2Martin SandovalDecision (unanimous)TPF 24August 6, 201535:00Lemoore, California, United States
Win12–2Anthony FigueroaDecision (unanimous)TPF 22February 5, 201555:00Lemoore, California, United States
Win11–2Del HawkinsTKO (punches)TPF 19June 19, 201412:23Lemoore, California, United States
Win10–2Eloy GarzaDecision (unanimous)TPF 18February 6, 201435:00Lemoore, California, United States
Win9–2Jeff CarsonSubmission (standing guillotine)TPF 16August 22, 201312:23Lemoore, California, United States
Win8–2Peter BaltimoreDecision (unanimous)MEZ Sports: Pandemonium 8March 23, 201335:00Pomona, California, United States
Win7–2Carlos DeSotoTKO (punches)TPF 15November 15, 201211:52Lemoore, California, United States
Win6–2Javier GalasSubmission (rear-naked choke)TPF 14September 7, 201211:37Lemoore, California, United States
Win5–2Edgar DiazSubmission (kimura)TPF 12March 9, 201212:33Lemoore, California, United States
Win4–2Kevin MichelDecision (unanimous)CA Fight Syndicate: RivalryJanuary 28, 201235:00Santa Monica, California, United States
Loss3–2John MaCalolooyDecision (unanimous)WFC: Bruvado BashJanuary 7, 201235:00Placerville, California, United States
Loss3–1Edgar DiazSubmission (guillotine choke)TPF 11December 2, 201110:43Lemoore, California, United States
Win3–0Sam Stevens-MiloDecision (unanimous)UPC Unlimited: Up & Comers 6September 10, 201135:00Turlock, California, United States
Win2–0Ruben TrujilloDecision (unanimous)UPC Unlimited: Up & Comers 4Jun 24, 201135:00Madera, California, United States
Win1–0Jesus CastroTKO (punches)TPF 9May 6, 201111:56Lemoore, California, United States





FAQs on Alex Perez


Q1. Who has Alex Perez lost to in the UFC?

Alex Perez has only lost to Joseph Benavidez, Deiveson Figueiredo, and Alexandre Pantoja in the UFC.


Q2. How many fights has Alex Perez had in the UFC?

Alex Perez has had nine fights in the UFC so far.


Q3. What is Alex Perez’s current rank in the UFC?

Alex Perez is currently the No.6 ranked contender in the flyweight division of the UFC.





*Last updated on March 27, 2023.

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