Who Is UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski’s Wife Emma Volkanovski?

Published 04/09/2022, 10:58 AM EDT

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Alexander Volkanovski quickly became one of the most deserving UFC champions. The fighter sports a near-perfect record. Throughout his MMA career, he has had just one loss. That too, in his early career.

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Post that one loss, he has managed to stay at the top of his game. While he started his mixed martial arts career in 2012, he joined the UFC in 2016. At the UFC, he fought some of the best fighters and successfully defeated them. Standing at 5′ 6”, he surely has a reach disadvantage against taller opponents. However, it does not seem to have affected him much.


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While the fighter has had a beautiful career, he also has a beautiful family, which comprises his wife and two daughters.

Who is Alexander Volkanovski’s wife?

The featherweight champion is married to Emma Volkanovski. As per ‘First Sportz‘, Mrs. Volkanovski stands at 5 feet 9 inches tall. She has completed her B.Sc in Physiology from the University of Sydney. It is said that her father was a farmer. She also has three sisters.

Mrs. Volkanovski is also a fitness freak.


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The couple got married back in 2015. They have two daughters named Airlie and Ariana Volkanovski. The family lives in Australia.

The fighter regularly posts videos and pictures of his family on Instagram.

Alexander Volkanovski’s parents

There is not much known about Volkanovski’s parents as the fighter hasn’t revealed much about them. However, according to ‘Tassco‘, the athlete was born to his parents Tony and Mary Volkanovski on September 28, 1988. He was born in Warilla, New South Wales in Australia.

He occasionally shares pictures of his parents on social media.

Family is extremely important for Volkanovski. He realized this from a very young age. As reported by ‘The Fatherhood’, the fighter has a tattoo that reads ‘Family’. He got it tattooed even before he had his own daughters.

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Volkanovski said (h/t The Fatherhood), ” I got that pretty young, before I even had kids. I just wanted something with personal significance. And I am a family man – that’s what I pride myself on.”


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So it seems like his persona on and off the octagon is extremely different. In the octagon, Volkanovski is a dangerous opponent to face. ‘The Great’ sports a 23-1-0 record. Some of his notable wins have been against Max Holloway, Jose Aldo, and Brian Ortega.

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Further, Volkanovski is a well-rounded fighter. From having a good foundation in wrestling to being a great striker, he has the skills to remain at the top. He has also been a professional rugby player. Thus, it would be interesting to see if he stays in the UFC’s featherweight division or plans to move up a weight class in the future. What do you think?

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Written by:

Rohini Kottu


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Rohini Kottu is a UFC Writer at EssentiallySports. She is also a Psychologist and has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. Rohini, in her role as a UFC writer, combines her admiration for the mental resilience that MMA fighters have and her love for analysis.
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