11 August 1995
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)|
|Reach||77 in (200 cm)|
|Team||Australian Top Team|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Search Alex Gorgees on Amazon.Alex Gorgees (born August 11, 1995) is an Australian professional mixed martial artist who competes in the Lightweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Early life and career
Gorgees was born on August 11, 1995 in Sydney Australia. He is Assyrian. Gorgees competed in several different fighting promotions in Australia since 2015. He is known for his aggressive stand up and many times provokes his opponents during fights. He has slapped opponents during fights and coined the term, "Sydney slap" for it. He was signed to the UFC in 2018
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Gorgees made his first appearance in the UFC on short notice against Damir Ismagulov and lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Gorgees was scheduled to fight Jalin Turner at UFC 234 but pulled out of the fight for undisclosed reasons.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|8 matches||7 wins||1 loss|
|Loss||7–1–0||Damir Ismagulov||Decision (Unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Tuivasa||Script error: No such module "Date table sorting".||3||5:00||Kensington, New South Wales, Australia|
|Win||7–0–0||Raphael Scott||Decision (Unanimous)||HFS - Hex Fight Series 17||Script error: No such module "Date table sorting".||3||5:00||Kensington, New South Wales, Australia|
|Win||6–0–0||Jai Bradney||KO (Punch)||HFS - Hex Fight Series 16||Script error: No such module "Date table sorting".||1||3:30||Kensington, Victoria, Australia|
|Win||5–0–0||Muhammad Hanif bin Zainal||TKO (Punches)||HFS - Hex Fight Series 11||Script error: No such module "Date table sorting".||1||1:54||Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
|Win||4–0–0||Mirko Nuotatore||Submission (Triangle Choke)||UFN 12 - Urban Fight Night 12||Script error: No such module "Date table sorting".||1||4:05||Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia|
|Win||3–0–0||Goran Olujic||Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)||UFN 11 - Urban Fight Night 11||Script error: No such module "Date table sorting".||2||0:45||Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia|
|Win||2–0–0||Stevie Kopeke||TKO||UFN 10 - Urban Fight Night 10||Script error: No such module "Date table sorting".||1||1:42||Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia|
|Win||1–0–0||Sammy Croke||DQ (Eye poke)||Aftershock 26 - Girdham vs. Moses||Script error: No such module "Date table sorting".||2||2:14||Bowen Hills, Queensland, Australia|
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- "UFC Fight Night 142: Dos Santos vs. Tuivasa | MMA Junkie". Retrieved 2021-05-23.
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