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"Cowboy"

Alex Oliveira

Welterweight Division • 22-9-1 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 12
    Wins by Knockout
  • 5
    Wins by Submission
  • 5
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 51% 51%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
424
Sig. Strikes Attempted
827
Grappling accuracy 37% 37%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
26
Takedowns Attempted
70
3.09
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.27
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.84
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.77
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
44
%
Sig. Str. Defense
59
%
Takedown Defense
0.55
Knockdown Ratio
09:09
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
202 (48%)
Clinch
124 (29%)
Ground
98 (23%)

Sig. Str. by target

62% 261 Head 24% 103 Body 14% 60 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
12 (55%)
DEC
5 (23%)
SUB
5 (23%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Brasilerio, Brazil
Trains at
TATA Fight Team - Rio de Janeiro
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
33
Height
71.00
Weight
170.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 21, 2015
Reach
76.50
Leg reach
43.00
Q & A

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, he’s an example for me.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream that is coming true.

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

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GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 14:  Alex Oliveira of Brazil prepares to enter the Octagon before facing Carlos Condit in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at the Gila Rivera Arena on April 14, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Josh Hedges
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FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - MARCH 11:  (R-L) Alex Oliveira of Brazil kicks Tim Means in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at CFO - Centro de Forma�co Olimpica on March 11, 2017 in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC