Alexander Volkanovski is a professional mixed martial artist and boxer. He is from New South Wales in Australia and he currently fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In April 2022, he was ranked by the UFC as their No.2 pound-for-pound fighter. He also used to fight in the Australian Fighting Championship.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Alexander Volkanovski was born on September 29, 1988, in Warilla, New South Wales, Australia. He currently resides in Wollongong, New South Wales and he fights out of Windang. He is 168 cm tall and he has a reach of 180 cm.

Height / weight 1.68 m / 66 kg
Born 29 Sep 1988
Nationality Australia Australia
Nickname The Great

His weight is last listed at 66 kg and as of 2022, he is playing in the featherweight division. He has also fought in the Lightweight division (2014; 2016) and the Welterweight division (2012–2013). In addition to his professional MMA career, he was also one of the coaches in the MMA reality show, Malaysia Invasion. He nicknamed ‘The Great’ is because of his Greek heritage.


As a mixed martial artist, Volkanovski has been in 25 professional fights, losing just once. He has also had one professional boxing fight and he walked away with the win for that.

His first professional MMA fight was held in May 2012. It was for Revolution Promotions and against Gerhard Voigt. He next fought against Regan Wilson and Anton Zafir. The only loss in his professional career came in May 2013. It was during his debut with the Australian Fighting Championship and against Corey Nelson.

He had one more fight in 2013 and that was against Luke Catubig. During his time with the AFC, he became the featherweight champion twice. He debuted in the UFC in November 2016 against Yusuke Kasuya.

Some of the more notable fighters that he went up against in the UFC include Shane Young, Jeremy Kennedy, Max Holloway, Brian Ortega, and Jose Aldo. His latest fight was held in April 2022. It was a win against Chan Sung Jung.

Career Record

Professional Boxing Record

  • Total - 1
  • Wins - 1
  • Losses - 0

Mixed Martial Arts Record

Total - 25

Wins - 24

  • Wins by Knockout - 12
  • Wins by Submission - 3
  • Wins by Decision - 9

Losses - 1

  • Losses by Knockout - 1

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