Alexander Volkanovski is the UFC featherweight champion, and here is everything you need to know about him including his net worth, salary, records and endorsements
Alexander Volkanovski facts
|Birth Place||Warilla, New South Wales, Australia|
|Father’s Name||To be updated|
|Mother’s Name||To be updated|
|Net Worth (2023)||$3.5 million (estimated)|
|Last Fight Earnings||$532,000|
|Date of Birth||September 29, 1988|
|Education||Lake Illawarra High School|
|MMA Debut||May 19, 2012|
|Achievements||UFC Featherweight Champion|
|Children||Ariana and Airlie|
|Endorsements||Athletikan, Sports Bet|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
Alexander Volkanovski is one of the best mixed martial artists in Australia. He is currently the UFC Featherweight Champion.
Last Updated: 11-02-2023
Alexander Volkanovski Net Worth and Payouts
Alexander Volkanovski has a net worth of approximately $3.5 million. This is primarily due to his MMA career.
His biggest payday was his fight against Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273. Volkanovski earned more than an estimated $1.2 million that night.
For his first fight in the UFC, against Yusuke Kasuya at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Brunson, Volkanovski earned $22,500 for his TKO win.
Alexander Volkanovski MMA Career and UFC Record
Alexander Volkanovski made his MMA debut at Revolution Promotions- Revolution at the Roxy on the 19th of May, 2012 against Gerhard Voigt. He started off with a unanimous decision win.
After having gone 3-0 up he suffered his first and only defeat in his MMA career – a TKO loss to Corey Nelson at the Australian Fighting Championship.
There was no looking back from there, for ‘The Great’. On the 14th of June, 2015 he won the AFC Featherweight Title after beating James Bishop via. TKO.
Following a title defense against Jamie Mullarkey and a win over Jai Bradney at Wollongong Wars 4, Volkanovski moved to the UFC.
He made his UFC debut against Yusuke Kasuya at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs Brunson, and earned a TKO win over Kasuya.
Volkanovski made headway very quickly, stacking up wins over Mizuto Hirota, Shane Young, Jeremy Kennedy and Darren Elkins.
‘The Great’ went on to beat veterans Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo to earn a featherweight title fight against Max Holloway.
At UFC 245 on the 14th of December, 2019, Volkanovski made a statement victory over (unanimous decision) Holloway to win the featherweight title.
In a war, 7 months later at UFC 251, Volkanovski defended his featherweight title successfully against Blessed.
He then defended his title successfully in another battle against Brian Ortega at UFC 266, followed by a win over Chan Sung Jung.
After his win over TKZ, Volkanovski faced Holloway for the third time, and eased to a unanimous decision win.
His MMA record reads 25 wins and 1 loss.
Alexander Volkanovski Family, Personal Life and Endorsements
Alexander Volkanovski was born on the 29th of September, 1988 in Warilla, New South Wales, Australia.
His mother is of Greek descent, while his father is Macedonian. Having trained in Greco-Roman Wrestling from an early age, Volkanovski began focusing on a Rugby career.
Volkanovski became a semi-professional Rugby Player for the Warilla Gorillas in 2010. Despite being a splendid player, he quit Rugby in two years and decided to pursue a career in MMA.
He is married to Emma Volkanovski. The couple have been together for almost 9 years, starting from October 2012. They have two daughters – Ariana and Airlie.
‘The Great’ endorses several brands like Athletikan and Sports Bet.
FAQs about Alexander Volkanovski
Alexander Volkanovski’s net worth is $3.5 million.
Alexander Volkanovski was born on the 29th of September, 1988.
Alexander Volkanovski was born in Warilla, New South Wales, Australia.
Alexander Volkanovski is 34 years old.
Alexander Volkanovski is married to Emma Volkanovski.
Alexander Volkanovski has two daughters – Ariana and Airlie.
Alexander Volkanovski made his UFC debut on the 14th of June, 2015.
Alexander Volkanovski’s MMA record is 25 wins and 1 loss.
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