Sam "Smile'N" Alvey
StatsFighting style: MMA
Height: 6' 2"
Leg reach: 42.00
Weight: 185 lbs.
AccoladesWins by KO: 19
Wins by submission: 3
Wins by decision: 11
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 1513
Significant Strikes Landed: 663
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 6
Takedowns Landed: 1
Sam Alvey is an American professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight division. He was born on November 9, 1986 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and began his career as an amateur fighter at the age of 17. Alvey made his professional debut in 2007 with a win over Chris Cisneros. Since that time he has become one of the most popular fighters in UFC and has won multiple fights both inside and outside of the Octagon.
Alvey’s fighting style is unique compared to other MMA fighters because it primarily consists of grappling techniques such as clinch work and ground-and-pound techniques rather than standup striking. This makes him difficult to fight against for many opponents due to his ability to take down opponents with ease while also possessing very good submission defense skills which make it hard for them to submit him even when they have a dominant position on top or even from their back if they happen to get caught there during a scramble exchange.
In 2010, Alvey transitioned from competing solely as an MMA fighter into kickboxing where he had great success by winning several titles including becoming the North American Intercontinental Kickboxing Light Heavyweight Champion, World Combat League Light Heavyweight Champion, WKA Pro Light Heavyweight Champion, WAKO Pro Cruiserweight Champion and ISKA Canadian Professional Kickboxing Super Cruiserweight champion among others. In addition to these accomplishments he also became recognized internationally when he competed on The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs Australia season as part of Team Canada where he earned two wins before being eliminated from competition during the quarterfinals stage after losing a close split decision against Luke Harris which was widely considered by many fans and pundits alike one of best fights so far this year for any promotion despite not making it all way final round due respect given quality performances put in by both participants throughout duration match up itself overall consensus opinion being highly competitive contested affair that ultimately could have gone either way judges scorecards end day eventful evening California couple years ago now since then Sam been steadily climbing ranks successful manner showing off improved technical aspects game each time steps octagon cage its notable sign progress observation often overlooked taken granted lauded accomplishment deserves attention recognition given physicality toll sport takes athletes participating within space time frame context assuming risk factor associated participates combat sports greater general public unaware what goes prep process individual training camp camps headlining main events pay per views television networks advertisers sponsors necessary infrastructure system keep industry running smoothly continues build legacy every occasion steps foot octagon gridiron field dojo rings across world continue show why here stay longer will last
As evidenced by his accomplishments thus far; there is no denying that Sam “Smile” Alvey is one of the biggest stars currently fighting under UFC banners today – having amassed over 20 wins since joining UFC 11 years ago now! His combination grappling strategies coupled with effective standup strikes makes him unpredictable opponent difficult overcome anyone challenge step cage compete against formidable challenger point proven recent victories highlight reels occasions victories indicative how well fared superior skill set during numerous bouts spanning eleven year history campaign today remains topic much discussion amongst fan base circles champions ever closer achieving ultimate goal contention title argue current lightweight 205 pound weight class henceforth look forward eagerly next chapter career expectant adding more accolades resume further cementing legacy self proclaimed smiling assassin