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