ALEX 'THE GREAT' VOLKANOVSKI

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168 CM / 5’6″
66 KG / 145 LBS
Australia
Champion
Featherweight
23 Wins, 1 Loss

FIGHTER BIO

Usually described as ‘the hardest worker in the room’ Engage Athlete and UFC Featherweight Champion, Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski has an impressive 23-1 pro record and is undefeated with the UFC since joining in 2016.

Alex has shown time and time again why he deserves to be at the top, he was crowned UFC Champion at UFC 245 in Vegas on 14th December 2019 after beating Max Holloway, who was on a 19-fight featherweight win streak. Alex then went on to defend his newly earned title, where he beat Max once again. Since then, Alex has fought Brian Ortega where he put on a display that showcased elite athletic ability, unmatched heart and determination defending his title as the best featherweight in the world in what is widely known as the best championship fight of 2021.

Of Greek and Macedonian descent, the Wollongong based former rugby player has been a force to be reckoned with in the Featherweight division, on an 19-fight win streak and with his unrelenting pressure and heavy hands claiming him 11 knockout victories. This proud Australian, the only current Australian UFC champ, is also a family man who enjoys spending time with his wife Emma and their two daughters.

Result Opponent Event Method
Win Brian Ortega UFC 266 Decision (unanimous)
Win Max Holloway UFC 251 Decision (split)
Win Max Holloway UFC 245 Decision (unanimous)
Win Jose Aldo UFC 237 Decision (unanimous)
Win Chad Mendes UFC 232 TKO (punches)
Win Darren Elkins UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov Decision (unanimous)
Win Jeremy Kennedy UFC 221 TKO (punches and elbows)
Win Shane Young UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. Tybura Decision (unanimous)
Win Mizuto Hirota UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt Decision (unanimous)
Win Yusuke Kasuya UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson TKO (Punches)
Win Jai Bradney Wollongong Wars 4 TKO (Punches)
Win Jamie Mullarkey Australian Fighting Championship 15 KO (punch)
Win Yusuke Yachi Pacific Xtreme Combat 50 Submission (triangle choke)
Win James Bishop Australian Fighting Championship 13 TKO (punches)
Win David Butt Wollongong Wars 2 TKO (punches)
Win Kyle Reyes Pacific Xtreme Combat 45 Decision (unanimous)
Win Jai Bradney Roshambo MMA 3 – In the Cage Submission (rear-naked choke)
Win Rodolfo Marques Diniz Australian Fighting Championship 9 KO (Punches)
Win Greg Atzori Roshambo MMA 2 – In the Cage Submission (guillotine choke)
Win Luke Catubig Australian Fighting Championship 7 TKO (punches)
Loss Corey Nelson Australian Fighting Championship 5 TKO (head kick and punches)
Win Anton Zafir Roshambo MMA 1 – In the Cage TKO (punches)
Win Regan Wilson Southern Fight Promotions – Cage Conquest 2 TKO (doctor stoppage)
Win Gerhard Voigt Revolution Promotions – Revolution at the Roxy Decision (unanimous)