Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski is an Australian mixed martial artist (MMA) who competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is known for his exceptional fighting skills, versatility, and determination in the octagon.
Volkanovski grew up in Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia. He began his martial arts journey in rugby league but transitioned to MMA at a young age. He trained in various disciplines, honing his skills and developing a well-rounded fighting style.
Volkanovski made his professional MMA debut in 2012. He quickly rose through the ranks in regional promotions, showcasing his talent and determination. In 2016, he signed with the UFC, marking a significant milestone in his career.
Throughout his UFC journey, Volkanovski demonstrated his prowess by defeating several notable opponents. His impressive winning streak and dominant performances earned him a shot at the UFC Featherweight Championship.
On December 14, 2019, at UFC 245, Alexander Volkanovski faced Max Holloway for the UFC Featherweight Championship. In a closely contested bout, Volkanovski emerged victorious, claiming the title via unanimous decision. The two fighters had a rematch at UFC 251 on July 11, 2020, where Volkanovski once again defeated Holloway, solidifying his status as the Featherweight Champion.
Alexander Volkanovski Children: How many Children Does Alexander Volkanovski Have?
Alexander Volkanovski has three children with his wife. His children are Ariana who was welcomed in 2015 and second child Arlie in 2017. In 2023, the couple welcomed their third child.