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Welterweight Division

"The Great White"

Alex Morono

Welterweight Division

24-9-0 (W-L-D)

6

녹아웃 승리

7

서브미션 승

11

1 라운드 피니쉬

Alex Morono

athlete record

정보

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

고향
Houston, 미국
체육관
Gracie Barra The Woodlands
파이팅 스타일
Kickboxer
나이
33
높이
71.00
무게
188.00
옥타곤 데뷔
03.01.16
리치
72.00
다리 리치
39.00
  • Pro since 2010
     
  • Seven wins by submission (3 guillotine, triangle, 3 armbar), six by knockout
     
  • 11 first round finishes
     
  • Four finishes in under 90 seconds
     
  • Has won 10 of his last 14 and six of his last eight
     
  • Had 2-0 amateur MMA record
     
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I’m aggressive like a shark.”

UFC Fight Night (4/6/24) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Court McGee

UFC Fight Night (10/7/23) Morono lost a three round unanimous decision to Joaquin Buckley 

UFC on ABC (5/13/23) Morono submitted Tim Means via guillotine choke at 2:09 of the second round

UFC 282 (12/10/22) Morono was knocked out by Santiago Ponzinibbio at 2:29 of the third round

UFC 277 (7/30/22) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Matthew Semelsberger

UFC on ESPN (12/4/21) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Mickey Gall

UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over David Zawada

UFC on ESPN (5/8/21) Morono stopped Donald Cerrone via strikes at 4:40 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (12/19/20) Morono lost a three round unanimous decision to Anthony Pettis

UFC Fight Night (11/14/20) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Rhys McKee

UFC 247 (2/8/20) Morono was knocked out by Khaos Williams at :27 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Max Griffin

UFC Fight Night (3/9/19) Morono stopped Zak Ottow via strikes at 3:34 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (11/24/18) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over Kenan Song

UFC on FOX (7/28/18) Morono lost a three round unanimous decision to Jordan Mein

UFC Fight Night (2/18/18) Morono submitted Josh Burkman via guillotine choke at 2:12 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/23/17) Morono lost a three round split decision to Keita Nakamura

UFC Fight Night (2/4/17) Morono’s loss to Niko Price was overturned to a no contest when Price failed a post-fight drug test

UFC on FOX (12/17/16) Morono won a three round unanimous decision over James Moontasri

UFC 195 (1/2/16) Morono won a three round split decision over Kyle Noke

When and why did you start training for fighting? Began training in January of 2007. Interest in fighting was sparked by Fedor vs. Coleman fight when he was 15.

What ranks and titles have you held? Legacy welterweight champion.

Do you have any heroes? My father.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. It’s a dream come true, the start of something monumental.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Legacy amateur series welterweight champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Legacy pro champ. 1-0 in pro kickboxing

If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt, Taekwondo black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke

Favorite Striking technique: Head kick