Alexander Romanov

Alexander Romanov

Personal Information

Full Name Alexander Romanov
Date of Birth December 11, 1990
Age 32
Nationality Moldovan
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Current Team(s)
Nickname King Kong

Alexander Romanov News

BREAKING: Tai Tuivasa vs. Alexander Volkov reportedly set for UFC 293 in Sydney BREAKING: Tai Tuivasa vs. Alexander Volkov reportedly set for UFC 293 in Sydney
BREAKING: Tai Tuivasa vs. Alexander Volkov reportedly set for UFC 293 in Sydney
Alexander Romanov: A once undefeated wrestler's fight for redemption Alexander Romanov: A once undefeated wrestler's fight for redemption
Alexander Romanov: A once undefeated wrestler's fight for redemption
“Terrible things happened in my life” - Alexander Romanov shares heartbreaking reasons for weight gain post-UFC 278 “Terrible things happened in my life” - Alexander Romanov shares heartbreaking reasons for weight gain post-UFC 278
“Terrible things happened in my life” - Alexander Romanov shares heartbreaking reasons for weight gain post-UFC 278
Breaking: Heavyweight clash between Blagoy Ivanov and Alexandr Romanov set for UFC event on July 1 Breaking: Heavyweight clash between Blagoy Ivanov and Alexandr Romanov set for UFC event on July 1
Breaking: Heavyweight clash between Blagoy Ivanov and Alexandr Romanov set for UFC event on July 1

Alexander Romanov: A Brief Biography

Alexander Romanov is a professional mixed martial artist from Moldova who competes in the heavyweight division of the UFC. He is currently placed at No.14 in the UFC heavyweight rankings.


Latest News Update for Alexander Romanov


At UFC Fight Night 221 on March 11, 2023, Romanov fought against Alexander Volkov. Unfortunately, he was defeated in the first round by technical knockout.



Alexander Romanov Facts

Birth PlaceComrat, Moldavian SSR, Soviet Union
Star SignSagittarius
Last Fight Earnings$36,000
Age32
MMA Debut2016
MMA Record16-2-0
AchievementsFormer EFC Heavyweight Champion
PartnerAnna Romanov
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Early Life and Career


At the start of his career, Alexander Romanov connected with Chelsea Eduard, a Muay Thai coach, who introduced him to the sport of mixed martial arts and continues to coach him until now.


Romanov was highly successful in his native Moldova, compiling an undefeated record of 11 wins. He was the heavyweight champion of the Eagles Fighting Championship.


Alexander Romanov’s Career in UFC


Alexander Romanov signed with the UFC on October 3, 2019, and was originally set to make his debut against Raphael Pessoa on April 25, 2020, however, the event was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He finally made his UFC debut on September 12, 2020, at UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Hill and defeated Roque Martinez via arm-triangle choke in the second round.


On April 17, 2021, at UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. Gastelum, Romanov faced Juan Espino, but due to a knee to the groin by Espino, Romanov was unable to continue and was declared the winner via a technical split decision.


Romanov's next fight was against Jared Vanderaa on October 9, 2021, at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Rodriguez, which he won via technical knockout in the second round.


On August 20, 2022, at UFC 278, Romanov lost to Marcin Tybura in a controversial majority decision.


At UFC Fight Night 221 on March 11, 2023, Romanov lost to Alexander Volkov in the first round via technical knockout.


Alexander Romanov Record



ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Loss16-2Alexander VolkovTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. DvalishviliMarch 11, 202312:16Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss16–1Marcin TyburaDecision (majority)UFC 278August 20, 202235:00Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Win16–0Chase ShermanSubmission (keylock)UFC on ESPN: Font vs. VeraApril 30, 202212:11Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win15–0Jared VanderaaTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. RodriguezOctober 9, 202124:43Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win14–0Juan EspinoTechnical Decision (split)UFC on ESPN: Whittaker vs. GastelumApril 17, 202131:05Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win13–0Marcos Rogério de LimaTechnical Submission (forearm choke)UFC on ESPN: Santos vs. TeixeiraNovember 7, 202014:48Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win12–0Roque MartinezSubmission (arm-triangle choke)UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. HillSeptember 12, 202024:22Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win11–0Sérgio FreitasTKO (submission to injury)Eagles FC 11February 16, 201912:28Chișinău, Moldova
Win10–0Sultan MurtazalievTKO (punches)Eagles FC 10November 3, 201832:17Chișinău, Moldova
Win9–0Virgil ZwickerSubmission (neck crank)S-70: Plotforma Cup 2018August 22, 201811:15Sochi, Russia
Win8–0Ion GrigoreSubmission (forearm choke)Eagles FC 9May 26, 201813:54Chișinău, Moldova
Win7–0Alexander StolyarovTKO (punches)Eagles FC 8February 10, 201810:36Chișinău, Moldova
Win6–0Ravshankhon KhusanovTKO (punches)Eagles FC 7November 4, 201711:37Chișinău, Moldova
Win5–0Yuri GorbenkoSubmission (forearm choke)Eagles FC 6June 24, 201713:43Chișinău, Moldova
Win4–0Evgeniy GolubTKO (punches)Eagles FC 5May 20, 201710:48Chișinău, Moldova
Win3–0Shota BetlemidzeSubmission (rear-naked choke)ProFC Ukraine: Brave HeartsApril 8, 201714:56Nikolaev, Ukraine
Win2–0Andrey BurdiniukSubmission (neck crank)Eagles FC 4February 18, 201730:43Chișinău, Moldova
Win1–0Yuriy ProtsenkoSubmission (rear-naked choke)Eagles FC 3November 19, 201610:50Chișinău, Moldova



Alexander Romanov’s Most Popular Fight


Alexander Romanov vs. Marcin Tybura


Romanov fought against Marcin Tybura at UFC 278 on 21st August 2022. The heavyweights fought a grueling match at high altitude, leaving both fighters tired. Despite this, Tybura was able to endure the tough conditions and come back strong in the second and third rounds, delivering a flurry of strikes. The judges declared Tybura the winner with two scores of 29-28 and one score of 28-28, resulting in a majority decision victory for Tybura.


UFC 278: Usman v Edwards 2
UFC 278: Romanov vs. Tybura

FAQs on Alexander Romanov


What weight class does Alexander Romanov fight in?

Alexander Romanov competes in the heavyweight division.



What is Alexander Romanov's record in MMA?

Alexander Romanov's MMA record is 16 wins and 2 losses.






Last Updated On 12th March, 2023


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