July 16, 1982 |
West Covina, California, United States
|Other names||The Kid|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Fighting out of||Denver, Colorado|
|Team||Mile High Gracie, Grudge Fight Team|
|Rank||black belt in BJJ under Royce Gracie|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Alvin Leavon Robinson (born July 16, 1982 in West Covina, California) is an American professional mixed martial artist currently fighting as a lightweight for the Bellator Fighting Championships. He is a former Ring of Fire lightweight champion. He holds a professional record of 13 wins and seven losses. Alvin also has 3 brothers and 3 sisters named Thomas Robinson, Daniel Robinson and Michael Robinson. They all have the same father Alvin Robinson Sr. His younger brothers live in Mesa, Arizona and so does Alvin Sr.
Martial arts background
Robinson is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Royce Gracie.
Mixed martial arts career
Robinson became the Ring of Fire lightweight champion by defeating Luke Caudillo by rear naked choke in the first round on December 10, 2005.
Robinson made his UFC debut at UFC 73 against The Ultimate Fighter's Kenny Florian on July 7, 2007. Robinson was defeated in the 1st round. Florian tripped Robinson to the mat before moving to side-control. Florian then transitioned into mount before pounding away until Robinson tapped due to strikes.
Robinson signed with Bellator Fighting Championships to face Georgi Karakhanyan on September 9, 2010, in New Orleans. However, Robinson was forced out of the bout due to an injury and was replaced by Anthony Leone.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|21 matches||14 wins||7 losses|
|Loss||14–9||Ricky Musgrave||TKO (punches)||RFA 22 - Smith vs Njokuani||January 9, 2015||1||3:55||Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States|
|Win||14–8||Fabio Serrao||Submission (rear naked choke)||RFA 20 - Sanders vs. Mercado||November 4, 2014||1||3:14||Broomfield, Colorado, United States|
|Loss||13–8||Gleristone Santos||TKO (punches)||Titan FC 28: Brilz vs. Davis||May 16, 2014||2||4:51||Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||13–7||Joey Munoz||Submission||Kick Down MMA 110 - Enforcers||September 14, 2013||1||0:42||Denver, Colorado, United States|
|Loss||12–7||Daniel Straus||Submission (rear naked choke)||Bellator 78||October 26, 2012||2||4:51||Dayton, Ohio, United States|
|Win||12–6||Adam Lorenz||Technical Submission (rear naked choke)||AMMA 8: Unfinished Business||September 16, 2011||1||0:54||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada||Won Aggression MMA Featherweight Championship|
|Loss||11–6||Cameron Dollar||Submission (rear naked choke)||Fight to Win: Mortal Combat||February 25, 2011||1||4:59||Denver, Colorado, United States|
|Win||11–5||Jesse Henley||Submission (rear naked choke)||Fight to Win / King of Champions: Worlds Collide||July 24, 2010||1||1:38||Denver, Colorado, United States|
|Win||10–5||Brandon Girtz||Submission (rear naked choke)||Cage Fighting Xtreme||May 15, 2010||2||1:37||Red Lake, Minnesota, United States|
|Loss||9–5||Anthony Morrison||Submission (punches)||ROF 36 - Demolition||December 4, 2009||1||1:09||Denver, Colorado, United States||Drops to Featherweight|
|Loss||9–4||Mark Bocek||Submission (rear naked choke)||UFC 91||November 15, 2008||3||3:16||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||9–3||Nate Diaz||Submission (triangle choke)||UFC Fight Night 12||January 23, 2008||1||3:39||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||9–2||Jorge Gurgel||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 77||October 20, 2007||3||5:00||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Loss||8–2||Kenny Florian||Submission (punches)||UFC 73||July 7, 2007||1||4:30||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||8–1||Olly Bradstreet||Submission (rear naked choke)||ROF 28: Evolution||February 16, 2007||1||1:47||Broomfield, Colorado, United States|
|Win||7–1||Rocky Johnson||Submission (rear naked choke)||ROF 27: Collision Course||December 9, 2006||1||2:27||Denver, Colorado, United States|
|Win||6–1||Marshall Martin||Submission (side choke)||Fight Force: Butte Brawl 2||July 22, 2006||1||3:54||Butte, Montana, United States|
|Loss||5–1||Fabio Holanda||TKO (punches)||TKO Major League MMA 25: Confrontation||May 5, 2006||2||4:30||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Win||5–0||James Martinez||Submission (triangle choke)||ROF 23: Impact||April 1, 2006||1||1:14||Colorado, United States|
|Win||4–0||Luke Caudillo||Submission (rear naked choke)||ROF 20: Elite||December 10, 2005||1||1:33||Castle Rock, Colorado, United States||Won ROF Lightweight Championship|
|Win||3–0||Alonzo Martinez||Submission (rear naked choke)||ROF 19: Showdown||September 10, 2005||2||1:14||Castle Rock, Colorado, United States|
|Win||2–0||Josh Arocho||Submission (triangle choke)||ROF 17: Unstoppable||June 18, 2005||1||0:44||Castle Rock, Colorado, United States|
|Win||1–0||Eric Payne||Submission (rear naked choke)||ROF 15: Inferno||February 12, 2005||1||2:54||Colorado, United States|
- "Royce Gracie Official Site - Home". Royce Gracie Official Site.
- "UFC 73 "Stacked" Play-by-Play". Sherdog.
- "Gurgel to Face Robinson at UFC 77". Nokaut. August 20, 2007.
- "Bellator Signs UFC Vet Alvin Robinson". MMAWeekly.com. July 28, 2010.