Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian professional mixed martial artist Know all about Alexander Volkanovski Net Worth, Family, Parents, Wife, Children, Salary, Endorsements, Professional Career, Wiki in this article.
Alexander Volkanovski Wiki
|Birthdate ( Age)||29 September 1988|
|Place of Birth||Warilla, Australia|
|Children||Ariana Volkanovski, Airlie Volkanovski|
|Parents||Name not known|
|Education||Lake Illawarra High School|
|Profession||Australian professional mixed martial artist|
|Net Worth||$2 .5 Million|
Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian professional mixed martial artist, currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he is the current UFC Featherweight Champion. Volkanovski is also a former Australian Fighting Championship (AFC) Featherweight champion. As of June 14, 2021, he is #4 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
Alexander Volkanovski Family, Parents
Volkanovski was born on 29 September 1988, in Shellharbour, New South Wales. His father was born in the village of Beranci in SR Macedonia, part of Yugoslavia, while his mother is from Greece. Alex began training in Greco-Roman wrestling at an early age and won a national title at the age of 12.
He decided to give up wrestling at the age of 14 and instead focused on a career in rugby league as a front rower. Volkanovski attended Lake Illawarra High School throughout his teenage years and worked as a concreter after graduation.
Alexander Volkanovski Wife
Volkanovski is married to Emma and he has two daughters, Ariana and Airlie.He would have been left with no way to think about his family especially his wife who was always a motivation for him. Alexander said that people often talk about making a “legacy” and fighting career for him but he wanted to do all those things for his family only.
Alexander Volkanovski Net Worth
Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian professional mixed martial artist, currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship has an estimated Net Worth arround $2.5 Million in 2022.
Alexander Volkanovski Salary, Endorsements
Volkanovski has earned over $1,224,500 in the UFC. He received a whopping $390,000 for the rematch against Max Holloway. Volkanovski has teamed up with several companies like CMBT and Blessed CBD.
Alexander Volkanovski Professional Career
He played semi-professional rugby league for the Warilla Gorillas in the South Coast Rugby League where he was awarded the Mick Cronin Medal in 2010 as the league’s best player.He also played a crucial role in Warilla’s 2011 Premiership winning season and received the Man of the Match award for his performance in his team’s Grand Final victory over Gerringong.Volkanovski then decided to quit rugby league at 23 years of age to pursue a professional career in Mixed Martial Arts in the latter half of 2011.
Starting as an amateur at middleweight and going 4–0 before turning professional, Volkanovski has fought in various MMA organizations in Oceania region in Asia from 2012 to July 2016 before signing with the UFC. He won a Pacific Xtreme Combat (PXC) title and two Australian Fighting Championship Featherweight titles.Volkanovski amassed a record of 13–1 with 10 straight wins prior to joining the UFC.
Volkanovski made his promotional debut on 26 November 2016 and increased his win streak to 11 with a second-round TKO against Yusuke Kasuya at UFC Fight Night 101. He announced at the post fight press conference that he would drop from lightweight to featherweight for his next fight.
Volkanovski was expected to face Michel Quiones on 19 February 2017 at UFC Fight Night 105. However, the bout was scrapped after Quinones suffered an injury and no replacement could be found.Volkanovski returned to Featherweight and faced Mizuto Hirota on 11 June 2017 at UFC Fight Night 110. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
Volkanovski made his first title defense in a rematch against Max Holloway on 11 July 2020 at UFC 251. He won the fight via split decision. This outcome was controversial amongst media outlets and mixed martial arts personalities such as UFC president Dana White, former referee and creator of the rules system John McCarthy, and multiple mixed martial artists.
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