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Vienna
Austria

Standing Stance - Right
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MMA ID
153420
Old ID
632406
Old URL
http://www.ufc.com/fighter/Aleksandar-Rakic

Vienna
Austria

Athlete Stat
0
8156
9
7825
1
2
0
2
7825
13
0
2
0
15
8156
1
0
1
0
0
598
3
14
258
493
1
338
138
338
32
41
88
114
172
381
41
49
45
63
88.24
28.57
1.20
0.30
52.33
0.90
5.17
2.41
53.67
Strengths
Striking, grappling, cardio
Date of Birth
1992-02-06
Bio Facts
  • Pro since 2011

 

  • Lost pro debut – 12-0 since

 

  • Nine wins by KO, one by submission (North-South choke)

 

  • Has finished ten of 12 wins

 

  • Barroso fight was first distance bout

 

  • Eight first round finishes
Fightmetric ID
2924
Aleksandar Rakic
23
28
76.00
205.00
78.00
46.00

TRAINING: MMA

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started boxing and kickboxing when I was 12 years old. I always had lots of energy and was looking for trouble.

What ranks and titles have you held? I was the Austrian state champion at kickboxing. I will be UFC LHW champion.

Do you have any heroes? I am my own hero.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It has always been my dream to fight in the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I finished school in Austria and went straight to work.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as a waiter in a hotel and in reception to help pay for my training.

Favorite grappling technique: None in particular

Favorite Striking technique: Head kick

Event Results

  • Win

    Smith vs Rakic

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Oezdemir vs Rakic

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Manuwa vs Rakic

    Round
    1
    Time
    0:42
    Method
    KO/TKO