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#7 Flyweight Division


Alex Perez

Flyweight Division

25-9-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Alex Perez

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Learn more about Alex Perez's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Hanford, United States
Trains at
Syndicate MMA
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Aug. 8, 2017
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2011
  • Six wins by KO, seven by submission (Brabo, guillotine, 2 anaconda, RNC, Kimura, arm triangle)
  • 10 first round finishes
  • Has won 12 of his last 16 and four of his last seven

UFC on ESPN (4/27/24) Perez knocked out Matheus Nicolau at 2:15 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (3/2/24) Perez lost a three round unanimous decision to Muhammad Mokaev

UFC 277 (7/30/22) Perez was submitted by Alexandre Pantoja via neck crank at 1:31 of the first round

UFC 255 (11/21/20) Perez was submitted by Deiveson Figueiredo via guillotine choke at 1:57 of the first round in a fight for the UFC flyweight title

UFC 250 (6/6/20) Perez stopped Jussier Formiga via strikes at 4:06 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (1/25/20) Perez submitted Jordan Espinosa via arm triangle at 2:33 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (3/30/19) Perez won a three round unanimous decision over Mark De La Rosa

TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Perez was stopped by Joseph Benavidez via strikes at 4:21 of the first round

UFC 227 (8/9/18) Perez knocked out Jose Torres at 3:34 of the first round

UFC on FOX (2/24/18) Perez won a three round unanimous decision over Eric Shelton

UFC Fight Night (12/9/17) Perez submitted Carls John de Tomas via anaconda choke at 1:54 of the second round


Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1 

Episode Five (8/8/17) Perez submitted Kevin Gray via anaconda choke at 2:54 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2010. I just wanted to give it a shot and see how far I can go.

What ranks and titles have you held? Tachi Palace 125-pound title 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would mean the world to me. I would be proving everybody that doubted me wrong and I'll be able to show everyone that I'm the best in the world.

What was your job before you started fighting? My job before fighting was working in the fields, being a waiter at a restaurant, and working at a freight company.

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee