Alex Caceres was born on June 20,1988 and is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the featherweight division of the UFC.
54 Facts About Alex Caceres
Alex Caceres comes from Miami, Florida where he trains at Young Tigers Foundation.
Alex Caceres never went the distance in any of his fights prior to joining the TUF cast.
Alex Caceres initially fought in an underground backyard street fighting organization in Miami.
In under two minutes, Alex Caceres submitted his opponent with a rear naked choke.
Alex Caceres then won his next fight against Joel Garcia in May 2009 via submission early in the first round before going on a two-fight losing streak.
Alex Caceres then signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship to appear on The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs Team Koscheck.
Alex Caceres, who smiled almost the entire fight, would go to defeat Barrow via submission in the first round.
Alex Caceres competed in his preliminary round fight during this episode against Jeff Lentz.
Midway through the second round, Alex Caceres locked in a triangle choke, forcing the tapout and advancing him into the quarter-finals.
Alex Caceres made his official debut in March 2011 against Mackens Semerzier at UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs Davis.
Alex Caceres lost the fight via submission in the first round.
Alex Caceres was expected to face Leonard Garcia August 14,2011 at UFC Live: Hardy vs Lytle.
Alex Caceres was submitted with a rear naked choke at 3:12 of round 2.
Alex Caceres then dropped to the bantamweight division and faced former WEC Bantamweight champion Cole Escovedo on November 12,2011 at UFC on Fox 1.
Alex Caceres won via unanimous decision in a bout where he showed a vastly improved striking and ground game.
Alex Caceres faced Edwin Figueroa on February 4,2012 at UFC 143 but lost the fight in a split decision.
Alex Caceres was docked two points by referee Herb Dean for 2 groin strikes.
Alex Caceres next faced Damacio Page on July 11,2012 at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs Weidman.
Alex Caceres won the fight via submission in the second round.
Alex Caceres was expected to face promotional newcomer Kang Kyung-ho on November 10,2012 at UFC on Fuel TV 6.
On March 20,2013, it was announced that Alex Caceres had failed his post fight drug test, testing positive for marijuana.
Alex Caceres was suspended for six months, retroactive to March 3,2013 and his win over Kang was changed to a No Contest.
Alex Caceres next faced Roland Delorme on September 21,2013 at UFC 165.
Alex Caceres displayed good striking skills and takedown defense, winning the fight via split decision.
Alex Caceres was expected to face Mitch Gagnon on December 7,2013 at UFC Fight Night 33.
Alex Caceres faced Sergio Pettis on January 25,2014 at UFC on Fox 10.
Alex Caceres won the back-and-forth fight by rear-naked choke submission at 4:49 of the third round.
Alex Caceres lost the fight via a rear-naked choke submission in the third round.
Alex Caceres faced promotional newcomer Masanori Kanehara on September 20,2014 at UFC Fight Night 52.
Alex Caceres lost the fight via knockout in the first round, marking the first time he has ever been knocked out in his career.
Alex Caceres faced Masio Fullen in a featherweight bout on January 30,2016 at UFC on Fox 18.
Alex Caceres next faced Cole Miller on June 4,2016 at UFC 199.
Alex Caceres faced Yair Rodriguez in the main event on August 6,2016 at UFC Fight Night 92.
Alex Caceres faced promotional newcomer Rolando Dy on June 17,2017 at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Correia.
Alex Caceres came in strong in round one, knocking Dy off his feet.
Dy was noticeably upset by the decision of the referee and Alex Caceres was awarded the win by TKO.
The bout with Wang Guan was rescheduled and eventually took place on November 25,2017 at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs Gastelum Alex Caceres lost the back-and-forth fight via split decision.
Alex Caceres was scheduled to face Artem Lobov on April 7,2018 at UFC 223, but the fight was cancelled due to Lobov's involvement with the Team McGregor bus melee.
Alex Caceres faced Martin Bravo on July 6,2018 at The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale.
Alex Caceres faced promotional newcomer Kron Gracie on February 17,2019 at UFC on ESPN 1.
Alex Caceres lost the fight via submission due to a rear-naked choke in the first round.
Alex Caceres faced Steven Peterson on July 20,2019 at UFC on ESPN 4.
Alex Caceres faced Chase Hooper on June 6,2020 at UFC 250.
Alex Caceres was scheduled to face Giga Chikadze on August 29,2020 at UFC Fight Night 175.
Alex Caceres won the fight by submission in the first round.
Alex Caceres faced Kevin Croom on February 27,2021 at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs Gane.
Alex Caceres faced Seung Woo Choi on October 23,2021 at UFC Fight Night 196.
Alex Caceres faced Sodiq Yusuff on March 12,2022 at UFC Fight Night 203.
Alex Caceres faced Julian Erosa on December 17,2022, at UFC Fight Night 216.
Alex Caceres won the fight via technical knockout in round one.
Alex Caceres was scheduled to face Nate Landwehr on March 25,2023 at UFC on ESPN 43.
However, Alex Caceres withdrew due to an undisclosed reason and was replaced by Austin Lingo.
Alex Caceres has cut out dairy and processed meat from his diet but is not a vegan.