Alex Caceres Biography

( 1988 - )
May 6, 2018
First published on:May 6, 2018
by John Von

Facts of Alex Caceres

Date of Birth: 1988, June 20
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Alex Caceres
Famous Name Alex Caceres
Ethnicity American
Currently Working For UFC
Weight in KG 66 kg
Boyfriend No
Girlfriend Yes

Alex Caceres is an American professional mixed martial artist who fights in the featherweight division in the renowned MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his professional MMA debut in 2008 and has also competed in UFC  made reality television series The Ultimate Fighter.

As of 2018, he has an MMA record of 13 wins,11 losses and one no contest in 25 matches.

Alex Caceres’ Early Career

Alex Caceres was born on June 20, 1988, to parents belonging to Cuban Dominican descent in Miami, Florida.

Caceres was interested in martial arts since his childhood and used to fight in the schoolyard. He initially trained under Young Tigers Foundation and is given a nickname Bruce Leeroy which is a character from Bruce Lee’s The Last Dragon.

Alex Caceres’ Net worth and Salary

His exact salary or net worth is not been officially been disclosed, however, it was believed that he won $ 50,000 as a bonus with the match with Yair Rodriquez.

Hence, his net worth could be several hundreds of thousands of dollars. AS per the report, his UFC career earnings is $748,000. At UFC 199 in 2016, he defeated Cole Miller and was paid $48,000.

During his early days, he used to have backyard bouts where he was paid $600 per fight.

Alex Caceres’ Career

Caceres started his fighting career with several underground streets fighting organization in Florida and appeared at MMA promotion, King of the Cage in February 2009 at the event King of the Cage  Hurricane.

In the show, he faced against Erick Kovarik and defeated him via rear naked chokehold. His next bout came against Joel Garcia in May 2009 and won through a submission hold in the first round.

He then signed with Ultimate Fighting Championship and appeared that the promotion TV show The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck

Caceres faced off against Paul Barrow and got bet with submission in the first round in the pilot episode.

He finally made his official debut in the UFC against  Mackens Semerzier and lost with the submission in the first round at the UFC Fight Night, Nogueira vs. Davis.

Caceres then moved to the bantamweight class and faced former champion, Cole Escovedo, on November 12, 2011, in UFC Fox 1 event and won a unanimous decision.

He, later on, faced Francisco Rivera at UFC Fight Night 68 and won with a knockout on June 6, 2015.

Caceres took on Cole Miller at UFC 199 on June 4, 2016, and won via unanimous decision and faced Yair Rodriguez in the main event of UFC  Fight Night 92 on August 6, 2016, and lost via split decision.

The match was awarded Fight of the Night and later took on Jason Knight on January 28, 2017, at UFC Fox 23 and lost via submission in the second round.

Alex Caceres’s  Personal Life

Even though he is not open about his private life, he was rumored to have a girlfriend and is believed to be in a relationship. The relationship is not been officially announced and so it is hard to figure out what sort of relationship Caceres is in.

It seems rather be focused elsewhere, he is dedicated to his career as an MMA fighter.

He also had a girlfriend during his high school.

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