Top 15 Fun Fact About Alexander Volkanovski

Top 15 Fun Fact About Alexander Volkanovski

Alexander Volkanovski is a professional mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the UFC’s featherweight division. He has amassed an impressive record of 17-1, with his only loss coming to former UFC champion Frankie Edgar.

Here are 15 fun facts about Alexander Volkanovski

1. Alexander Volkanovski is the first Australian to win a UFC title

2. He is also the first fighter from Oceania to hold a UFC title

3. Volkanovski is a former rugby league player

4. He began his MMA career in 2008

5. Volkanovski has fought for various promotions including the Pacific Xtreme Combat, Cage Fighting Championship and Absolute Championships Berkut

6. He made his UFC debut in 2016 at UFC 193 where he defeated Yusuke Kasuya via TKO in the first round

7. Volkanovski has compiled a professional MMA record of 18-1 prior to his UFC title fight against Max Holloway

8. His sole loss came against future UFC lightweight champion, Justin Gaethje in 2009

Alexander Volkanovski

9. Volkanovski is currently on a 16-fight winning streak

10. He has finished 14 of his 18 professional MMA wins, with 8 of those coming by way of knockout

11. Volkanovski is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Neil Melanson

12. He trains out of the Freestyle Fighting Gym in Sydney, Australia

13. Volkanovski is married to his wife Emma and they have two children together, daughter Chloe and son Sonny

14. Volkanovski made history at UFC 251 by becoming the first Australian to win a UFC title when he defeated Max Holloway via unanimous decision to become the UFC featherweight champion

15. Volkanovski is currently ranked as the #3 pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC by ESPN and MMA Junkie


As you can see, Alexander Volkanovski is an incredible athlete and even more impressive person. We are so excited to see what he does next in his career! Make sure to follow him on social media and check out his website for updates. Who knows, maybe you’ll be able to catch a glimpse of him in the octagon yourself one day! In the meantime, let us know what your favorite fact about Alexander Volkanovski was in the comments below.

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