Alonzo Menifield

Alonzo Menifield

Personal Information

Full Name Alonzo Menifield
Age 35
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Nickname Atomic

Alonzo Menifield: A Brief Biography

Alonzo Menifield, born on October 18, 1987, is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). With a professional career starting in 2015, he has previously competed in Bellator and the Legacy Fighting Alliance.


Alonzo Menifield tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of UFC Vegas 20, William  Knight bout postponed - MMA Fighting
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Latest News Update for Alonzo Menifield


Alonzo Menifield is set to face Jimmy Crute on February 12, 2023, at UFC 284.



Alonzo Menifield Facts



Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States
Father’s NameGodwin Ezenwa
Star SignLibra
Net Worth (2023)$200,000
Last Fight Earnings$36,000
Age35
EducationCanyon High School/Glendale Community College/Texas A&M University–Commerce
MMA Debut2015
MMA Record13-3
PartnerCrystal Menifield
Children3
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter


Early Life and Career


Alonzo Menifield was raised in Los Angeles, California by his mother and his brother, after the passing of his father. At the age of 14, he and his brother were placed in foster care, leading to Menifield spending time in 12 different foster homes. Despite only attending Canyon High School for two years, Menifield excelled at football and went on to play at NJCAA Glendale Community College, where he was an Honorable Mention All-American and a member of the track and field team. He later received a scholarship to Texas A&M University–Commerce, where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice. Menifield also played football professionally in both the CFL and Arena Football League.


He made his MMA debut at heavyweight in Bellator, defeating Zach Rosol via TKO in the first round. He then transitioned to light heavyweight and won his next two fights via TKO and KO, leading to an appearance on Dana White's Contender Series.



Alonzo Menifield’s Career in UFC


Alonzo Menifield made his UFC debut on January 19, 2019, against Vinicius Moreira and won the fight via TKO with punches in the first round. Menifield continued his winning streak by defeating Paul Craig via KO with punches in the first round at UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos Santos. However, his next fight against Devin Clark did not go as well and he lost the fight via unanimous decision at UFC 250.


Menifield was scheduled to fight Ovince Saint Preux on August 22, 2020, but the bout was canceled due to Saint Preux testing positive for COVID-19. The fight eventually took place on September 5, 2020, and Menifield lost the fight via knockout in the second round. Menifield was also scheduled to face William Knight on February 27, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 186 but the bout was postponed after Menifield tested positive for COVID-19. The fight was rescheduled, but Knight was eventually removed due to COVID-19 protocols, and Menifield fought Fabio Cherant instead. Menifield won the fight via Von Flue choke in the first round.


Menifield faced Ed Herman on August 7, 2021, at UFC 265 and won the fight via unanimous decision. He faced William Knight again on December 4, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 31, but lost the fight via unanimous decision. Menifield faced Askar Mozharov on June 4, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 207 and won the fight via technical knockout in the first round. He faced Misha Cirkunov on October 15, 2022, and won the fight via knockout in the first round. Menifield is currently scheduled to face Jimmy Crute on February 12, 2023, at UFC 284.



UFC 265: Menifield v Herman
UFC 265: Menifield v Herman


Alonzo Menifield Record



ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Win13–3Misha CirkunovKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. AraújoOctober 15, 202211:28Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win12–3Askar MozharovTKO (elbows)UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. RozenstruikJune 4, 202214:40Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss11–3William KnightDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Font vs. AldoDecember 4, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win11–2Ed HermanDecision (unanimous)UFC 265August 7, 202135:00Houston, Texas, United States
Win10–2Fabio CherantSubmission (shoulder choke)UFC 260March 27, 202111:11Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss9–2Ovince Saint PreuxKO (punch)UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. SakaiSeptember 5, 202024:07Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss9–1Devin ClarkDecision (unanimous)UFC 250June 6, 202035:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win9–0Paul CraigKO (punches)UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos SantosJune 29, 201913:19Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Win8–0Vinicius MoreiraTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. DillashawJanuary 19, 201913:56Brooklyn, New York, United States
Win7–0Dashawn BoatwrightTKO (punches)Dana White's Contender Series 9June 12, 201810:08Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win6–0Brice Ritani-CoeSubmission (rear-naked choke)LFA 33February 16, 201812:41Dallas, Texas, United States
Win5–0José Otávio LacerdaTKO (punches)LFA 28December 8, 201720:32Dallas, Texas, United States
Win4–0Daniel JollyTKO (eye injury)Dana White's Contender Series 3July 25, 201715:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win3–0Khadzhimurat BestaevTKO (submission to punches)LFA 13June 2, 201714:01Burbank, California, United States
Win2–0Brock CombsKO (punches)RFA 43September 9, 201620:22Broomfield, Colorado, United States
Win1–0Zach RosolTKO (punches)Bellator 146November 20, 201510:38Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States


Alonzo Menifield’s Most Popular Fights


Alonzo Menifield vs. Devin Clark


Alonzo Menifield fought Devin Clark on June 6, 2020 at UFC 250. The fight took place in the Light Heavyweight division. Menifield lost the fight via a unanimous decision.


UFC 250: Menifield v Clark
UFC 250: Menifield v Clark


FAQs on Alonzo Menifield



What is Alonzo Menifield’s MMA record?

Alonzo Menifield has a professional MMA record of 13 wins and 3 losses.



What is Alonzo Menifield’s nickname?

Alonzo Menifield is nicknamed “Atomic”.



Which division does Alonzo Menifield compete in?

Alonzo Menifield competes in the light heavyweight division of the UFC.



Who is Alonzo Menifield's next opponent in the UFC?

Alonzo Menifield's next opponent in the UFC is Jimmy Crute, and they are scheduled to fight on February 12, 2023 at UFC 284.




Last Updated On 9th February 2023