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 2021, he has an MMA record of 18 wins,12 losses, and one no contest in 31 matches. Regarding his private life, Caceres, 32, is neither married nor single but is in a relationship with his girlfriend.
Alex Caceres’ Net worth and Salary
His exact salary or net worth is not been officially been disclosed, however, his total UFC career earnings are reported $953,000. Most notably, he earned $ 50,000 as a bonus with the match with Yair Rodriquez.
During his early days, he used to have backyard bouts where he was paid $600 per fight. At UFC 199 in 2016, he defeated Cole Miller and was paid $48,000. Alex fought Chase Hooper at UFC 250 and earned $116,000 including $58,000 fight money and $58,000 win bonus. Most recently, he fought Kevin Croom at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs Ganea and earned $148,000 ($64,000 to show, $64,000 win bonus).
Alex Caceres has been fighting in the UFC since 2011 and has appeared in more than 2 dozens bouts. His UFc career earnings is reported to be $ 1,431,000. His is net worth could be several hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Alex Caceres Affair and Girlfriend
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.
However, in late 2017, Caceres shared an adorable picture with his girlfriend, feeding his fan's curiosity regarding his love life.
As of now, he often posts pictures with his sweetheart. His partner, Kashmeer Ramhit, is a Certified Yoga Instructor and has also mentioned Future Naturopathic Doctor and Oriental Medicine Physician in her Instagram bio.
He also had a girlfriend during high school.
Alex Caceres’ Bio and Early Life
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 the nickname Bruce Leeroy which is a character from Bruce Lee’s The Last Dragon.
Alex Caceres’ Professional Career
Caceres started his fighting career with several underground streets fighting organizations 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 Erick Kovarik and defeated him via a 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 a 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.
On 17th February 2019, he lost to Kron Gracie at UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Velasquez. He then defeated Steven Peterson, Chase Hooper, Austin Springer, and most recently Kevin Croom at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gane.