ALEXANDER THE GREAT
When I grow up I'm going to be, the greatest athlete the world will ever see...
This is a story of resilience, courage, and what is possible when you work hard and commit, unapologetically, to your dream to be the best.
Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski is a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athlete competing in the Featherweight Division of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), the premier MMA promotion which now promotes some of the biggest sporting talent, live events and pay-per-view events around the globe – representing over 500 athletes, and over 50 events year on year.
Originally a front-rower, Volko (as he is affectionately known) Alex is recognized as one of the pound-for-pound best fighters in Australia – a two time National Gold Medalist in Wrestling, currently and an impressive professional MMA record of 20-1-0 and is on a 17 fight win streak.
Despite the tough exterior, Alex is a true family man, married with two young daughters, his attitude towards supporting his family continues to give him the motivation and drive to train day in day out and compete at the highest level.