Alex "Bruce Leeroy" Caceres
StatsFighting style: Freestyle
Height: 5' 10"
Leg reach: 41.00
Weight: 145 lbs.
Team: Freedom Fighters MMA (2019–present)
AccoladesRecent win streak: 4
Wins by KO: 3
Wins by submission: 6
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 2245
Significant Strikes Landed: 1121
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 13
Takedowns Landed: 9
Alex Caceres is an American MMA fighter who competes in the UFC. He is a part of the Team Alpha Male and holds a professional record of 15-12-0 (1 NC).
Caceres was born on June 14th, 1987 in Miami, Florida. He began training martial arts at age 11 with Tae Kwon Do before transitioning to Jiu Jitsu by 16. After high school, he moved to Utah and began Muay Thai which helped him get into amateur Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Caceres won his first three amateur fights before making his pro debut in 2008 where he went 3-2 in his first five fights as a pro.
In 2010, Caceres signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and made his debut against Leonard Garcia at The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale where he lost via unanimous decision. However, after this fight Alex decided to focus more on improving himself and his career by joining Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male gym where he trained alongside fighters like Faber himself and former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw among others.
Since then, Caceres has fought twenty times under the UFC banner including notable wins over respected opponents such as Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, Cole Miller and Yair Rodriguez amongst others. He also competed on season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter trying out for a spot on Urijah Fabers team but was unsuccessful as he dropped out due to injury during practice sessions leading up to filming for the show.
It can be said that Alex has established himself as one of best featherweights currently competing inside the octagon earning him praise from fans & critics alike while also providing excitement inside each time steps foot into it whether it’s win or lose you can always expect an exciting performance from ‘ Bruce Leroy’ .
As far as life outside of fighting goes ,Caceres enjoys spending time outdoors whenever possible surfing being one activity enjoys doing most when not training or preparing for upcoming bouts . Also follows vegan lifestyle & advocates against animal cruelty whenever given opportunity . Recently become ambassador/spokesperson for animal rights group PETA . In conclusion ,Alex Caceres is definitely one worth watching no matter if’s walking red carpet , training camp or stepping inside Octagon!