full name: Lucas Alexander
fight name: The Lion
residence: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazi
weight division: featherweight
current promotion: UFC
pro MMA record: 8-3
Lucas Alexander is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist nicknamed The Lion. He is 5’10” tall and he competes in the featherweight division.
Alexander is fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He trains out of Fusion X-cel Performance in Ocoee, Florida, United States.
Currently, Alexander is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Here are 13 more things about him:
- On June 25, 2016, he defeated Cristiano Franca via unanimous decision in an amateur MMA bout in Rio de Janeiro.
- On July 24, 2016, he made his professional MMA debut at “Invictus Pro MMA 4” in Matosinhos, Porto, Portugal where he defeated Vicente Marquez Enriquez via unanimous decision.
- On March 18, 2017, he defeated Erick Rocha via unanimous decision at “New Corpore Extreme 11” in Rio de Janeiro.
- On December 2, 2017, he was submitted by Rogelio Andres Gonzales Rojas via rear-naked choke at “Slam Arena 1” on the Canary Islands in Spain.
- On May 5, 2018, he was submitted by Matheus Pereira Morais via armbar at “Spartanos Fight MMA 1” in Bauro, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- On May 9, 2019, he defeated Jeremias Fernandez via unanimous decision at “Square Ring Promotions: Island Fights 56” in Orange Beach, Alabama, USA.
- On August 2, 2019, he defeated Carlos Guerra via unanimous decision at “Square Ring Promotions: Island Fights 58” in Pensacola, Florida, USA.
- In 2020, he and Hannah Elizabeth Zoeltsch started dating. On December 12, 2020, he defeated Reginald Mack via technical knockout via punches at “Combat Night Pro 19” in Tallahassee, Florida.
- On May 1, 2021, he and Zoeltsch got engaged.
- On June 5, 2021, he defeated Ty Kalista via technical knockout via punches at “Combat Night Pro 22” in Jacksonville, Florida.
- On February 11, 2022, he defeated Jacob Kilburn via technical knockout via arm injury at “Anthony Pettis FC 1” in Lakeland, Florida.
- On October 15, 2022, he made his UFC debut at “UFC Fight Night 212” in Enterprise, Nevada where he was submitted by Joanderson Brito via rear-naked choke.
- He was 27 years old when he defeated Steven Peterson via unanimous decision on March 25, 2023 at “UFC on ESPN 43” in San Antonio, Texas, USA, which upgraded his professional MMA record to 8 wins and 3 losses.
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