Alexa Grasso

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Full Name Alexa Grasso
Age 26 Years Old
Nick Name Alexa
Gender Female
Famous As Mixed Martial Artist
Birth Date August 09, 1993
Birth Place Guadalajara

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Karen Alexa Grasso Montes famed as Alexa Grasso is a Mexican mixed martial artist who competes in the strawweight division. As of now, she signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of September 23, 2019, she is #11 in the UFC women's strawweight rankings. In her professional MMA career, Alexa competed in the 13 bouts and has an outstanding record of 11 wins. Overall, she is a very talented MMA. It looks like Alexa Grasso will continue her UFC career in the flyweight division. Grasso tipped the scales at 121.5 pounds ahead of her proposed strawweight clash with Claudia Gadelha, resulting in the cancellation of their UFC 246 bout. Grasso, who also missed weight for a strawweight matchup against Randa Markos in August 2017, announced on Instagram that she plans to compete at 125 pounds moving forward. “I want to apologize to Claudia Gadelha and the UFC. I know this is a fight all were waiting a lot, including me. I trained very much for this and I did everything to lose those pounds,” she wrote. “The commission did not allow our combat although my opponent and I agreed with the sanction this implied for me. The doctors did not allow me to compete. You don’t know how difficult it has been lately to keep me in this weight class. It was not a lack of discipline because even if I do not have a fight I’m always on diet. 

What is the Birthplace of Alexa Grasso?

On 9th August 1993, Alexa Grasso was born. She celebrated her 26th birthday as of 2019. She was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. She is a Mexican native and belongs to the ethnicity is white. Her birth sign is Leo. Her real name is Karen Alexa Grasso Montes. Her other early life details such as parents, education and more will be added soon. 

How was the Career of Alexa Grasso?

Alexa Vs Felice Fighting

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  • Alexa made her professional MMA debut in December 2012 and made her Invicta FC debut on September 6, 2014, against Ashley Cummins at Invicta FC 8. 
  • Later, she signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2016 where she first faced Heather Jo Clark and won the match.
  • She next faced Felice Herrig on February 4, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 104 but lost. 
  • After that, she faced Randa Markos at UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno where she suffered from a UTI Infection and was medically advised to stop cutting weight and be placed on antibiotics, as a result, she came in at 119 lbs, three pounds over the strawweight limit and was fined 20% of her purse that went to Markos.
  • Later, she faced Tatiana Suarez on May 19, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 129 but lost. 
  • She was scheduled to face Angela Hill on August 25, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 135 but she was pulled out from the bout on July 19, 2018, due to knee injury.
  • She was expected to face Marina Rodriguez on February 2, 2019, at UFC Fight Night 144 but it was reported on December 17, 2018, that Rodriguez pulled out of the event due to a hand injury.
  • She faced Karolina Kowalkiewicz on June 8, 2019, at UFC 238 where she won the fight. 
  • She then faced Carla Esparza on September 21, 2019, at UFC on ESPN+ 17 where she earned the Fight of the Night award.
  • She was scheduled to face Claudia Gadelha on January 18, 2020, at UFC 246.
  • The NSAC decided to remove the fight because competitors are not allowed to compete if the weight between them is over 3 pounds as Alexa weighed in at 121.5, 5.5 pounds over the non-title strawweight limit of 116 lbs. 
  • She apologized for missing weight and declared she will now be fighting at flyweight.

What is the Net Worth of Alexa Grasso?

The net worth of Alexa Grasso is believed to have $80,000 as of 2019 whereas her career disclosed earning is about $5,000 USD but she has collected more than the above estimation. Her wage is estimated to be around $32,500, excluding bonuses and endorsement earnings from Reebok. Her source of earning is from her MMA career. 

Is Alexa Grasso Married?

No, Alexa Grasso is not a married woman. She is a very secretive woman as well. As she has not revealed anything regarding her personal life to the media. Despite that, she is rumored to be in a relationship with Yair Rodriguez who is also an MMA. She is enjoying her secret relationship with her likely boyfriend. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

How tall is Alexa Grasso?

Alexa Grasso is a very beautiful woman with a charming personality. She is admired for her beautiful looks and image. She has an average height of five feet five inches and weighs around 115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st). Her other body measurements details is still a mystery. But she has got an athletic as well as strong body build. Overall, she has got a healthy body as well.