Alexander Hernandez Biography

May 12, 2020
First published on:May 12, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Alexander Hernandez

Birth Name Alexander Hernandez
Birth Place St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Famous Name Alexander Hernandez
Net Worth $0.5 million
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession MMA Fighter
Currently Working For UFC
University attended University of Texas

Alexander Hernandez is an American MMA fighter who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship under the Lightweight division. Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, he took MMA professionally since 2012 and has previously competed at Hero FC, RFA, LFA, El Orgullo del Valle, and Kickass Productions.

For now, he is expected to face Omar Morales on May 13, 2019, at UFC on ESPN 9. Intially, he was scheduled to face Islam Makhachev on April 18, 2020, at UFC 249, however, Russia restricted air travel due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Makhachev was forced to remove from the event and was replaced by Omar Morales.

St. Louis, Missouri native, Alexander Hernandez was born on 1st October 1992, under the star sign Libra. The twenty-seven years old holds an American nationality and belongs to the White ethnic background.

How Much Is Alexander Hernandez Net Worth? Know His UFC Career Earning

To date, lightweight fighter, Hernandez has compiled an impressive record of 11-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw) throughout his career.  Since 2018, he has been with UFC where the fighter has a base salary on fight night no matter if they win or lose. 

Alexander Hernandez, other names The Great, is signed t SOURCE: TheMix.net

Furthermore, there is typically a “win bonus” involved for the winning fighter which is usually the same as the base salary. We can’t forget to mention the “fight of the night” and “performance of the night” bonuses which are usually an extra $50,000 for fighters who do something extraordinary on fight night.

Hernandez UFC Career Earnings:

Date Event Opponent Result Earnings
March 3, 2018 UFC 222 Beneil Dariush Win $13,000 to show, $13,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay
July 28, 2018 UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 Olivier Aubin-Mercier Win $15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay
January 19, 2019 UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw Donald Cerrone Loss $17,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay
July 20, 2019 UFC on ESPN: dos Anjos vs. Edwards Francisco Trinaldo Winn $17,000 to show, $17,000 win bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay

Before UFC, he has widely competed at various fighting events earning a decent sum. Additionally, endorsement deals and sponsorship has played a vital role in making his financial aspect strong. As of 2020, Hernandez's net worth is approximately $0.5 million

Is Alexander Hernandez In A Relationship? Who is his Girlfriend?

Yes, Hernandez is dating his long-time girlfriend, Alex Apodaca. He let his fan know about his relationship status via his IG post with Alex on October 2018. Since he often shares pictures with his bar. Similarly, Alex has also flaunted her love for the fighter on her socials. 

Alexander Hernandezwith his girlfriend SOURCE: Instagram @thegreat155

Seems like the duo is pretty serious in their relationship and might taker their relationship to a whole new level very soon. 

Family and Education Background

At the age of thirteen, Hernandez started wrestling as well as training in other martial arts as he progressed through education and entered college. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Moreover, he worked as a mortgage loan officer when he was recovering from a MCL and meniscus injury.

MMA Career Highlights

UFC

  • Performance of the Night (One time) vs. Beneil Dariush
  • Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Donald Cerrone

Hero Fighting Championship

  • Hero FC Lightweight Champion (One time)

MMADNA.nl

  • 2018 UFC Debut of the Year.

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