Alexandre Pantoja is one of the decorated fighters in the UFC’s flyweight division. As of 2020, he is ranked at #5 in the UFC flyweight rankings.
The Brazilian is an aggressive fighter who made a name for himself in multiple promotions before inking a deal with the UFC four years ago.
The ‘Cannibal’ made his UFC debut in the year 2017 where he was up against Eric Shelton at UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs. Pena. He started his UFC career with a win via a split decision.
Subsequently, he defeated the likes of Ulka Sasaki, Brandon Moreno, Wilson Reis, and Matt Schnell.
He also received the Performance of the Night award for his world-class fighting at UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie against Schnell.
His last bout was against Askar Askarov at UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2, where he was defeated via unanimous decision. ‘The Cannibal’ has a 6-3 record in the UFC.
Pantoja is a dangerous fighter who likes to use his strong punches and kicks to defeat his opponent inside the octagon.
Fans know him for his violent style of fighting. ‘The Cannibal’ has claimed 16/22 professional wins through stoppages.
The ‘Cannibal’ holds a proud record of 22-5-0 in his MMA career. The fighter won the RFA flyweight championship in 2014 when he beat Matt Manzanares via a rear-naked choke.
Pantoja has estimated career earnings of $150,000 according to Tapology.
|Residence||Arraial do Cabo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Weight/Division||125 lb/ flyweight|
|Active Win Streak||0|
|Marital Status/Partner Name||Married/Gabryella Gouvea Pantoja|