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Alexandre Pantoja

Alexandre Pantoja

Nationality :Brazilian
Date Of Birth :April 16, 1990
Height :5 ft 5 in
Weight :125 lbs

Alexandre Pantoja is the current #3 ranked UFC Flyweight fighter with a professional MMA record of 24 wins and 5 losses. Pantoja was the RFA and Shooto Brazil Flyweight Champion.

QUICK FACTS

BornApril 16, 1990 (age 33)
Arraial do Cabo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Other namesThe Cannibal
ResidenceCoconut Creek, Florida, U.S.
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)
DivisionFlyweight
Reach68 in (173 cm)

Alexandre Pantoja Biography, EarlyLife

In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 16, 1990, Alexandre Pantoja was born. He also has Brazilian nationality and a white racial origin. Additionally, he is an Aries. Aside from the material already provided, little is known about his early years, biography, family, and childhood in the media.

Alexandre Pantoja Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Alexandre Pantoja’s Height, And Weight

Alexandre Pantoja has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 57 kg.

Career

Alexandre Pantoja started his MMA journey in 2007 in the Brazilian regional circuit when he debuted at Hikari Fight to fight Antonio Carlos, whom he defeated via first-round armbar submission. Pantoja followed it by defeating Peterson Malfort via second-round TKO and signed with WOCS(Watch out Combat Show)

He lost his debut fight at the promotion against William Vianna via split decision.

Pantoja concurrently signed with Shooto Brazil and won his debut fight against Gabriel Wolff at Shooto Brazil 11 via TKO(doctor stoppage).

Pantoja won his next 4-fights in the promotions before dropping a unanimous decision loss to Jussier Formiga. Alexandre bounced back from the defeat and garnered a 7-fight win streak before fighting for the RFA Flyweight Championship against Matt Manzanares.

Alexandre finished Matt in the second round via rear-naked choke to capture the title and next fought Damacio Page at AXS TV Fights: RFA vs. Legacy FC 1 for the inaugural AXS TC Flyweight Superfight Championship. Pantoja won the fight in the second round via triangle choke technical submission to capture the belt.

He then joined the UFC as a participant in the Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions in 2016.

Alexandre Pantoja The Ultimate Fighter

Alexandre Pantoja started his TUF journey as the #1 ranked fighter and second-pick of Team Cejudo.

Pantoja had an impressive run in the tournament. He defeated Brandon Moreno via second-round rear-naked choke submission and Kai Kara France via unanimous decision before crashing out in the semi-finals by a unanimous decision defeat at the hands of Hiromasa Ogikubo.

He got signed by the UFC after the season ended.

Alexandre Pantoja UFC

Alexandre Pantoja made his UFC debut at UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs. Pena against Eric Shelton. Pantoja and Shelton put on a competition that resulted in a Pantoja via split decision. He followed it up by defeating Eric Shelton and Neil Seery before fighting in his first UFC pay-per-view at UFC 220 against Dustin Ortiz.

Ortiz outclassed Alexandre in the fight and secured a unanimous decision victory to put a blemish on Alexandre’s perfect UFC record. Pantoja bounced back from the loss and went on a 3-fight win streak, defeating Brandon Moreno, Ulka Sasaki, and Wilson Reis before facing Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 240. Figueiredo and Pantoja put on a show during the three rounds that ended with Figueiredo winning via unanimous decision and both fighters earning a fight of the night bonus.

He next defeated Matt Schnell in the first round via KO(punches) and lost to Askar Askarov at UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2. Alexandre found his momentum as he garnered victories over Manel Kape via unanimous decision and Brandon Royval via rear-naked choke submission to earn a shot at the UFC Flyweight Championship but could not fight for the belt because of a knee injury.

Alexandre Pantoja’s Net Worth

Alexandre Pantoja’s estimated net worth as of 2023 is more than $500,000. He has also accrued $50,000 during his pro-MMA career.

He is anticipated to get roughly $30,000 from a fight, even though we don’t know his exact compensation.

Alexandre Pantoja’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Gabryella Pantoja is the spouse of Alexandre Pantoja.

Alexandre is a member of the club of married people, and according to reports, he and his wife, Gabryella Gouvêa Pantoja, have a happy marriage.

Additionally, the couple’s secrecy is the reason there is so little information regarding their wedding. Since their wedding, which took place a while ago, they have been enjoying a peaceful existence free of rumors of separation or divorce.

In Rio de Janeiro in 2008, Gabryella Pantoja met Alexandre Pantoja.

After they started dating, the pair got married.

Their two sons are cared for by stay-at-home mother Gabryella Pantoja. Additionally, she frequently appears at Pantoja’s fights, supporting him from the sidelines.

Cau Pantoja, born in 2011, and Nicolas “Nick” Pantoja, born in 2014, are their two kids.

Alexandre Pantoja Awards

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • UFC Flyweight Championship (One time, current)
    • Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno
    • Performance of the Night (Three times) vs. Matt Schnell, Brandon Royval, and Alex Perez
    • Tied (Joseph Benavidez & Brandon Moreno) for the third most finishes in the UFC Flyweight division history
  • MMAJunkie.com
    • 2019 July Fight of the Month

FAQ

What is the net worth of Alexandre Pantoja?

His net worth is around 1 million dollars.

What is the height of Alexandre Pantoja?

His height is 5 feet 5 inches.

What is the age of Alexandre Pantoja?

His age is 33 years as of 2023.

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