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"The Great White"
Alex Morono
Welterweight Division • 18-6-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Wins by Knockout
  • 6
    Wins by Submission
  • 7
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 40% 40%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
469
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1177
Grappling accuracy 0% 0%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
6
4.42
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.10
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.56
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
61
%
Sig. Str. Defense
35
%
Takedown Defense
0.42
Knockdown Ratio
10:37
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
398 (85%)
Clinch
44 (9%)
Ground
27 (6%)

Sig. Str. by target

76% 356 Head 12% 58 Body 12% 55 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
5 (28%)
DEC
7 (39%)
SUB
6 (33%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Pettis vs Morono

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Morono vs McKee

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Houston, United States
Trains at
Gracie Barra The Woodlands
Fighting style
Kickboxer
Age
30
Height
71.00
Weight
170.00
Octagon Debut
Jan. 03, 2016
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
39.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? Began training in January of 2007. Interest in fighting was sparked by Fedor vs. Coleman fight when he was 15.

What ranks and titles have you held? Legacy welterweight champion.

Do you have any heroes? My father.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. It’s a dream come true, the start of something monumental.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Legacy amateur series welterweight champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Legacy pro champ. 1-0 in pro kickboxing

If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt, Taekwondo black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke

Favorite Striking technique: Head kick

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HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 04:  (R-L) Alex Morono punches Niko Price in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Toyota Center on February 4, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)