Alex Oliveira - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Alex
Oliveira
17-3-1, 2NC( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #15 Welterweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Performance of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 10 fights.
Record: 17-3-1, 2NC
Summary: Striking, power, movement

Fighter Info

Nickname: Cowboy
From: Tres Rios, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Tres Rios, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 29
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 76"
Leg Reach 43"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
447
52% Successful
231
Types of Successful Strikes
0
231
37% Standing
37% Clinch
26%
85
86
60
Striking Defense
44
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
59
36% Successful
21
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
14
0
Takedown Defense
63
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Alex Oliveira
UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2
Dec 2, 2017
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Win
Alex Oliveira
Jul 22, 2017
5
8
0
0
0
1
2
0
R2 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Alex Oliveira
Mar 11, 2017
12
9
6
0
1
0
1
1
R2 Submission
NO CONTEST
Alex Oliveira
Dec 30, 2016
6
17
1
1
0
0
1
2
R1 Could Not Continue
Win
Alex Oliveira
Oct 1, 2016
16
48
4
4
0
1
4
2
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Alex Oliveira
Jul 23, 2016
58
12
2
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Alex Oliveira
Feb 21, 2016
4
14
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Win
Alex Oliveira
Nov 7, 2015
42
36
0
1
0
0
1
1
R3 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Alex Oliveira
Joe Merritt
Jun 27, 2015
11
23
5
0
2
0
6
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Alex Oliveira
May 30, 2015
7
3
0
3
0
1
0
2
R1 Submission
Loss
Alex Oliveira
Mar 21, 2015
17
29
2
0
2
0
2
0
R3 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: I have been doing short and intense training sessions to work on my cardio. I have been training twice a day - one sparring session and one technical training session, and I also add strength and conditioning.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 22. I used to get into fights in nightclubs a lot. One day someone saw me and invited me to start training.
 
What ranks and titles have you held? Muay Thai dark blue, BJJ blue belt
 
Do you have any heroes? My master Andre Tadeu
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream that is coming true
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
 
What was your job before you started fighting? Construction worker
 
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I fought twice in Muay Thai pro competitions and then started fighting MMA.
 
Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle
 
Favorite striking technique: A destroying punch
 
• 11 wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC)

• Nine first round finishes

• Has won seven of his last nine 
 
• Origin of nickname: “I used to be a rodeo bullrider.”

Career

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