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#4 Peso semipesado Division

Activo

"Rocket"

Aleksandar Rakić

Peso semipesado Division

14-3-0 (W-L-D)

9

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

3

Wins by Decision

Aleksandar Rakić

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Info

Learn more about Aleksandar Rakic's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Hometown
Vienna, Austria
Trains at
American Top Team Zagreb
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
30
Height
76.00
Weight
205.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 02, 2017
Reach
78.00
Leg reach
46.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2011
     
  • Lost pro debut – 14-2 since
     
  • Nine wins by KO, one by submission (North-South choke)
     
  • Has finished 10 of 14 wins
     
  • Barroso fight was first distance bout
     
  • Eight first round finishes

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(5/14/22) Rakic lost to Jan Błachowicz via TKO (knee injury) at 1:11 of the third round
UFC 259 (3/6/21) Rakic won a three round unanimous decision over Thiago Santos
UFC Fight Night (8/29/20) Rakic won a three round unanimous decision over Anthony Smith
UFC Fight Night (12/21/19) Rakic lost a three round split decision to Volkan Oezdemir
UFC Fight Night (6/1/19) Rakic knocked out Jimi Manuwa at :42 of the first round
UFC 231 (12/8/18) Rakic stopped Devin Clark via strikes at 4:05 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (7/22/18) Rakic won a three round unanimous decision over Justin Ledet
UFC Fight Night (9/2/17) Rakic won a three round unanimous decision over Francimar Barroso

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started boxing and kickboxing when I was 12 years old. I always had lots of energy and was looking for trouble.
What ranks and titles have you held? I was the Austrian state champion at kickboxing. I will be UFC LHW champion.
Do you have any heroes? I am my own hero.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It has always been my dream to fight in the UFC.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I finished school in Austria and went straight to work.
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as a waiter in a hotel and in reception to help pay for my training.
Favorite grappling technique: None in particular
Favorite Striking technique: Head kick