Karen Alexa Grasso Montes is a Mexican professional Mixed Martial Artist. She is the current World Champion of the Women’s Flyweight division. According to UFC’s pound-for-pound ranking, currently, she is ranked 1.
She started her training from the early age of 12 with her uncle Francis Grasso who used to have a gym. She won in the National Level Jiu-Jitsu Tournament, and that win gave her motivation to start her career in Mixed Martial Arts. After that, she started her training for MMA, and eventually in 2012 she made her professional MMA debut in Mexico.
Alexa made her professional UFC debut in 2016, and she has performed well throughout her career. Before that, she used to compete in the UFC Strawweight division. She is well known for her winning attitude and her boxing skills in the ring.
Alexa Grasso Age
Alexa Grasso was born in Jalisco, Mexico on August 9, 1993. Now she has become 30 years old.
Alexa Grasso Weight
Alexa Grasso is 125 pounds (57kg). She plays in the Flyweight division of UFC.
Alexa Grasso Height
Alexa Grasso is 5 feet and 5 inches in height, which equals 1.65 meters.
Alexa Grasso Record
Throughout the career of Alexa Grasso, she has played a total number of 19 fights, won 16, and lost 3 matches and 0 draws. Out of her 16 wins, 4 come from direct KO, 2 come from submission, and 10 from the decision.
She started her UFC career on November 5, 2016, when she had a fight against Heather Clark and she won that match in a 3rd round by decision. She has recorded only 3 losses in her career. The losses count against Felice Herrig, Tatiana Suarez, and Carla Esparza.
Currently, she has a winning streak of 5 matches, including the match where she won against Valentina for the title of Women’s Flyweight Champion. After winning that title, she became Mexico’s first-ever woman to win that title.
Alexa Grasso Last Match: Alexa Grasso Vs Valentina Shevchenko First Fight
Alexa Grasso and Valentina Shevchenko had their first fight on March 4, 2023, where Valentina was defending her title of UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion title.
At that time, Alexa Grasso was on her 4 fights win streak. She was at 6th rank, while the champion Valentina was at 2nd rank. Alexa had some fantastic moves and kicks, and she was well-known for her amazing boxing moves.
Alexa landed some good shots in Round 1, against Valentina. In the 2nd round, Valentina completely dominated Grasso. In the 3rd round, Alexa got some hard punches throughout the round. In the 4th round, Alexa somehow managed to get over Valentina, and she finally defeated her by submission by a rear-neck choke.
Finally, her dedication paid off, she kept defending the aggressive punches of Valentina and didn’t let Valentina divert her from the match. Finally, she won over Valentina and became Mexico’s first-ever UFC Flyweight Champion.
Again, we will witness the fight between Alexa Grasso and Valentina Shevchenko on September 16, 2023, for the UFC Flyweight Champion Title.
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Alexa Grasso Next Match
Alexa Grasso is scheduled to fight against 30-year-old Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of Women’s Flyweight on September 17 at T-Mobile Arena.
Previously on March 4, 2023, Grasso won the title against Valentina in 4th round by submission. In the upcoming match, Grasso will defend her UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion title against Valentina. Currently, Alexa has a winning streak of 5 matches and she will look forward to winning another match.
Valentina won her UFC Women’s Flyweight title on December 8th, 2018 against Jonah Jedrzejczyk and after that, she defended her title 9 consecutive times.
Her last loss was against Grasso, where she lost her title. At one point, Grasso was on the winning streak of 5 matches, and on the other side, Valentina Shevchenko was on the winning streak of 9 matches, before she lost a match against Grasso.
Can Alexa Grasso defend the title against Valentina? Let the match decide on September 16.
Alexa Grasso Boyfriend
According to our report, Alexa Grasso has been dating a 30-year-old Mexican professional mixed martial artist for a long time. Rodrigo has won the Featherweight Champion title and recently he lost it on July 8, 2023, against Alexander Volkanovski.
Alexa and Alexander were seen together at different events, including when both were present at a gym opening in Mexico.
However, there are just rumors that they are dating, none of them have posted anything about each other on their social media handles. Their photos are circulated throughout the internet by their fans and reporters, but they haven’t posted anything on their side. They have not said anything about them being in a relationship or not.
If we look at the following list of both of them, they are following each other on their social media accounts. However, this does not conclude that they are in a relationship. However, it hints that they might be dating each other secretly.
Alexa Grasso Net Worth
As per our sources, Alexa Grasso has a net worth of $600,000. From each UFC fight, she earns $30,000 to $50,000. She also gets a winning bonus, performance bonus, and other incentives.
Also, she has a huge fan following on her social media accounts. She has more than 800k followers on her Instagram, where she might take 5,000 to 15,000 for each brand promotion post.
She is also the brand ambassador of Stake, an online betting platform, and she often promotes it through her social media accounts.
Alexa Grasso Social Media
Alexa Grasso is regularly active on her social media handles. She has 800k followers on Instagram, 600k followers on Facebook, and 70k followers on Twitter.
She updates her fans about regular activities through social media. She regularly posts her photos, brand promotions, and updates about her fights on her social media accounts.
Through her social media, she also promotes some merchandise and collaborative posts with other brands like Stake.
|30 years old
|5 ft 5 inches / 165 cm / 1.65m
|125 pounds / 57 kilos
|Country of Origin
|November 5, 2016
|Instagram, Facebook, Twitter