Alexandra Buch

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Alexandra Buch
Born (1979-11-26) November 26, 1979 (age 39)
Hamburg, Germany
ResidenceWuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight60 kg (130 lb)[1]
Fighting out ofWuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
TeamMMA Berlin (2009)
Alligator Rodeo Team (2010-present)
Years active2009-present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout2
By submission3
By decision3
By knockout1
By submission3
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: December 21, 2010 (2010-12-21)

Alexandra Buch is a German female mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. She won Jewels' tournament Rough Stone Grand Prix 2009 at the -60 kg category.


Buch was born on (1979-11-26)November 26, 1979 in Hamburg, Germany.[1][2] Her birth name is Alexandra Sanchez, and her earlier fights were all under that name. Later she fought as Buch-Sanchez or just Buch.

Martial arts training[edit]

Buch started training in martial arts in 1999, training in Muay Thai.[3] She moved to Berlin in search for a new gym (MMA Berlin) and it was there that she started training in grappling and MMA.[3]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Buch debuted on June 27, 2009 (2009-06-27) at MMA Berlin's event Turnier #15 "The Rematch", defeating fellow countrywoman Tanja Hoffmann by rear naked choke submission.[4]

Buch next participated in the first round of Jewels Rough Stone GP 2009 –60 kg, facing the favorite and more experienced Japanese star Shizuka Sugiyama, whom Buch controlled during the bout using her reach advantage to defeat her by unanimous decision at Jewels 5th Ring on September 13, 2009 (2009-09-13).[5]

In her next bout, Buch was defeated via submission (heel hook) by Sheila Gaff at MMA Berlin Turnier #16 on September 26, 2009 (2009-09-26).[4][6]

Rebounding from her loss, Buch defeated Katharina Schlosser by TKO (punches) at MMA Berlin Turnier #17 on October 31, 2009 (2009-10-31).[7]

In the Rough Stone GP 2009 –60 kg final, Buch submitted Japanese fighter Tomoko Morii with an armbar in the first round, winning the tournament.[8]

After returning to Wuppertal and joining Alligator Rodeo Team, Buch competed on September 11, 2010 (2010-09-11) at Respect Fighting Championship 4, where she faced Dutch fighter Melissa Lan, defeating Lan by majority decision after dominating the first two rounds and enduring a triangle choke in the third round.[9][10]

February 2, 2013 (2013-02-02) Alexandra Buch returned to MMA at MMAB - MMA Bundesliga in Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany to compete against Dutch Jorina Baars. She lost the fight in Round one by Submission (Guillotine Choke).

At Respect.FC 9 in Dormagen, Germany on April 13 Alexandra Buch faced Dutch Megan van Houtum. She won the fight by TKO (Doctor stoppage) due to a cut at the nose of van Houtum.

May 25, 2013 (2013-05-25) at No Compromises 2 in Hamburg, Germany Buch fought within a 4-women tournament. In the semi-final she defeated Jessy Schwarz by Unanimous decision. She won the final fight vs Anne Merkt via heelhook.

Alexandra Buch lost her next fight on November 7, 2013 against Danish Maria Hougaard-Djursaa at European MMA 7 in Aarhus, Denmark. At Superior Challenge 12 in Malmö, Sweden on May 16, 2015 she was defeated by Swede Lina Akhtar Länsberg by TKO due to ground and pound. The fight was for the Bantamweight title of the promotion.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 8-6-0 Lucie Pudilová Submission (guillotine choke) Clash FC: Clash of the Titans November 19, 2016 1 N/A Plzeň, Czech Republic
Loss 8-5-0 Katharina Lehner Decision (unanimous) German MMA Championship 7 November 7, 2015 3 5:00 Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
Loss 8-4-0 Lina Länsberg TKO (punches and elbows) Superior Challenge 12 May 16, 2015 1 2:30 Malmö, Sweden
Loss 8-3-0 Maria Hougaard Submission (rear-naked choke) European MMA 7 November 7, 2013 1 4:59 Aarhus, Denmark
Win 8-2-0 Anne Merkt Submission (inverted heel hook) No Compromises 2 May 25, 2013 1 4:54 Hamburg, Germany No Compromises 2 final
Win 7-2-0 Jessy Schwarz Decision (unanimous) No Compromises 2 May 25, 2013 2 5:00 Hamburg, Germany No Compromises 2 semi-final
Win 6-2-0 Megan van Houtum TKO (doctor stoppage) Respect Fighting Championship 9 April 13, 2013 2 N/A Dormagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Loss 5-2-0 Jorina Baars Submission (guillotine choke) MMAB - MMA Bundesliga 1 February 2, 2013 1 N/A Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Win 5-1-0 Melissa Lan Decision (unanimous) Respect Fighting Championships 4 September 11, 2010 3 5:00 Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Win 4-1-0 Tomoko Morii Submission (armbar) Jewels 6th Ring December 11, 2009 1 3:39 Kabukicho, Tokyo, Japan Jewels Rough Stone Grand Prix -60 kg final
Win 3-1-0 Katharina Schlosser TKO (punches) MMA Berlin Turnier #17 October 31, 2009 2 4:55 Berlin, Germany
Loss 2-1-0 Sheila Gaff Submission (heel hook) MMA Berlin Turnier #16 September 26, 2009 1 1:59 Berlin, Germany
Win 2-0-0 Shizuka Sugiyama Decision (unanimous) Jewels 5th Ring September 13, 2009 2 5:00 Kabukicho, Tokyo, Japan Jewels Rough Stone Grand Prix -60 kg opening round
Win 1-0-0 Tanja Hoffmann Submission (rear-naked choke) MMA Berlin Turnier #15 June 28, 2009 3 2:13 Berlin, Germany

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

  • Rough Stone GP 2009 –60 kg tournament winner

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c 杉山選手、最大のピンチ?!アレクサンドラ・サンチェスのインタビュー (in Japanese). Japan: Jewels official blog. 2009-09-02. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  2. ^ "Alexandra Buch". Sherdog Fightfinder. United States: Sherdog. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  3. ^ a b Sanchez, Alexandra (2009-12-11). EWELS 5th RING 試合後インタビュー Alexandra Sanchez (MMA Berlin) (in Japanese). Youtube. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  4. ^ a b "MMA Berlin Turnier #15 "The Rematch"". Fight cards. Germany: MMA Berlin. Archived from the original on 2010-09-05. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  5. ^ Sargent, Robert (2009-09-13). "Jewels: "Fifth Ring" Results". Germany: Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  6. ^ Sheila Gaff vs. Alexandra Sanchez (in German). Youtube. 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  7. ^ "MMA Berlin Turnier #17". Fight cards. Germany: MMA Berlin. Archived from the original on 2010-09-05. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  8. ^ Dillarza, Abel (2009-12-14). "Resultados de Jewels: "Sixth Ring" todo un suceso en la escena MMA" (in Spanish). United States: MMA Sportcenter. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  9. ^ Großöhmigen, Jan; Huppertz, Ulrich (2010-09-12). "Women's MMA Wrap-Up" (in German). Germany: GroundandPound. Retrieved 2010-12-21.
  10. ^ Alexandra Sanchez vs Melissa Lan - RESPECT.4 (Part 2/2) (in German). Youtube. 2010-09-11. Event occurs at 5:45 - 5:55. Retrieved 2010-12-21.

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