Alejandro Pérez (fighter)
|Born||Alejandro Pérez Domínguez|
September 2, 1989
Aguascalientes City, Mexico
|Other names||Turbo, El Diablito|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg)|
|Reach||67 in (170 cm)|
|Fighting out of||San Jose, California, United States|
|Team||American Kickboxing Academy (2014–present) |
KB-VT Gym (formerly)
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Alejandro Pérez Domínguez (born September 2, 1989) is a Mexican mixed martial artist currently competing in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was the bantamweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America.
Mixed martial arts career
Pérez made his professional mixed martial arts debut in 2005 at the age of 16, competing for regional promotions across Mexico. He was able to compile a record of 14 - 5 before trying out for The Ultimate Fighter in 2014.
The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America
Over the course of the show, Pérez first defeated Fredy Serrano in the quarterfinals via unanimous decision. In the semifinals, Pérez went on to defeat Guido Cannetti via Knockout in the first round to reach the finals.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Pérez made his official UFC debut on November 15, 2014 at UFC 180, facing fellow castmate, and former opponent José Alberto Quiñónez in the bantamweight finals. Pérez defeated Quiñónez via unanimous decision to become the tournament winner.
Pérez faced Scott Jorgensen on November 21, 2015 at The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Finale. He won the fight via TKO in the second round after Jorgensen was unable to continue after injuring his ankle.
Pérez was expected to face Manvel Gamburyan on September 17, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 94. However, Gamburyan pulled out of the fight in mid-August for undisclosed personal reasons and was replaced by Albert Morales. The fight was scored a majority draw.
Pérez was expected to face Rob Font on December 3, 2016 at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. However, Pérez pulled out of the fight on November 24. He was replaced by promotional newcomer Matt Schnell.
Pérez was expected to face Song Yadong on March 2, 2019 at UFC 235. However, it was reported on January 11, 2019 that he pulled out on January 11 due to an undisclosed reason. He was replaced by Cody Stamann. Pérez lost the fight by unanimous decision. The bout against Yadong Song was rescheduled and eventually took place on July 6, 2019 at UFC 239. Pérez lost the fight via knockout in the first round.
Championships and accomplishments
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|30 matches||21 wins||8 losses|
|Loss||21–8–1||Song Yadong||KO (punch)||UFC 239||July 6, 2019||1||2:04||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||21–7–1||Cody Stamann||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 235||March 2, 2019||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||21–6–1||Eddie Wineland||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov||July 14, 2018||3||5:00||Boise, Idaho, United States|
|Win||20–6–1||Matthew Lopez||TKO (knees and punches)||UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. Gaethje||April 14, 2018||2||3:42||Glendale, Arizona, United States|
|Win||19–6–1||Iuri Alcântara||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega||December 9, 2017||3||5:00||Fresno, California, United States|
|Win||18–6–1||Andre Soukhamthath||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno||August 5, 2017||3||5:00||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Draw||17–6–1||Albert Morales||Draw (majority)||UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson||September 17, 2016||3||5:00||Hidalgo, Texas, United States||Pérez was deducted 1 point due to hitting Morales after the end of round 2.|
|Win||17–6||Ian Entwistle||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos||April 10, 2016||1||4:04||Zagreb, Croatia||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||16–6||Scott Jorgensen||TKO (ankle injury)||The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Finale: Magny vs. Gastelum||November 21, 2015||2||4:26||Monterrey, Mexico|
|Loss||15–6||Patrick Williams||Technical Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC 188||June 13, 2015||1||0:23||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||15–5||José Alberto Quiñónez||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 180||November 15, 2014||3||5:00||Mexico City, Mexico||Won The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America Bantamweight Tournament.|
|Win||14–5||Wanderson Marinho||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Jungle Fight 59||October 12, 2013||2||1:15||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Loss||13–5||José Alberto Quiñónez||Decision (unanimous)||Fight Club Mexico 3||August 2, 2013||3||5:00||Aguascalientes, Mexico|
|Win||13–4||Carlo Medina||TKO (punches)||Kamikaze Fight League 2||May 29, 2013||1||1:49||Puerto Vallarta, Mexico|
|Win||12–4||Masio Fullen||Decision (unanimous)||Xtreme Combat 14||June 23, 2012||3||5:00||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||11–4||Fabian Galvan||Decision (unanimous)||The Supreme Cage 1||March 10, 2012||3||5:00||Monterrey, Mexico|
|Loss||10–4||Masio Fullen||TKO (punches)||Total Fight Championship||May 28, 2011||1||4:00||Guadalajara, Mexico|
|Win||10–3||Gilberto Aguilar||Decision (unanimous)||Supreme Combat Challenge 4||November 12, 2010||3||5:00||Guadalajara, Mexico|
|Win||9–3||Rodolfo Rubio Pérez||TKO (punches)||Total Combat 33||July 11, 2009||2||0:51||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||8–3||Jorge Pineda||TKO (punches)||Black FC 5||March 19, 2009||2||0:45||Zapopan, Mexico|
|Win||7–3||Victor Jauregui||TKO (punches)||MMA Xtreme 22||August 16, 2008||1||N/A||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||6–3||Gaston Pérez||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Black FC 3||May 29, 2013||1||1:06||Zapopan, Mexico|
|Loss||5–3||Kevin Dunsmoor||Submission (armbar)||MMA Xtreme 21||April 19, 2008||2||1:27||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||5–2||Carlos de Luna||Submission (triangle choke)||MMA Xtreme 19||February 2, 2008||1||1:49||Cancun, Mexico|
|Loss||4–2||Ivan Lopez||Decision (unanimous)||MMA Xtreme 18||January 26, 2008||3||5:00||Tijuana, Mexico|
|Win||4–1||Jorge Pineda||TKO (punches)||Black FC 2||November 1, 2007||1||1:44||Zapopan, Mexico|
|Loss||3–1||Chris David||Submission (armbar)||MMA Xtreme 11||April 21, 2007||2||0:36||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||3–0||Roberto Esparaza||KO (punches)||MMA Xtreme 2||April 23, 2006||1||N/A||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||2–0||Marcello Porto||Submission (guillotine choke)||Espartan Fighting 7||September 30, 2005||1||N/A||Monterrey, Mexico|
|Win||1–0||Mario Rivera||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Gladiator Challenge 39||June 17, 2005||1||2:11||Porterville, California, United States|
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