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Renato Moicano
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Renato Moicano says he no longer cares about rankings, only focused on making money ahead of UFC 271: "This is sad but this is true"

Cole Shelton - February 8, 2022

Renato Moicano says he no longer cares about fighting ranked opponents as all he cares about is making money. Moicano is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 271 against Alexander Hernandez in a really intriguing fight that he’s looking forward to.

Alexander Hernandez, Thiago Moises

Alexander Hernandez protests Thiago Moises loss: "Convince me I didn't win"

Tom Taylor - March 1, 2021

UFC lightweight contender Alexander Hernandez feels he was robbed of a victory in his UFC Vegas 20 scrap with Thiago Moises. Hernandez and Moises met on the UFC Vegas 20 undercard. After three rounds, Moises was named the victor via unanimous decision.

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Alexander Hernandez expects to pick Thiago Moises apart and "dismantle" him

Cole Shelton - February 24, 2021

Alexander Hernandez is extremely confident he will extend his winning streak to two on Saturday night. On the prelims of UFC Vegas 20, Hernandez is set to return to the Octagon against Thiago Moises. It’s an intriguing matchup but it did come as a surprise that “The Great” didn’t get a ranked opponent. However, Hernandez says he didn’t want a ranked foe.

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 29 with Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Alexander Hernandez, and Dustin Jacoby

Cole Shelton - February 23, 2021

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Alexander Hernandez ready to show the world version 2.0 after his "best performance in the UFC"

Cole Shelton - November 6, 2020

Alexander Hernandez believes he is now on version 2.0 as a fighter. At UFC Vegas 12 on Halloween night, Hernandez returned to the win column with a first-round TKO win over Chris Gruetzemacher. It was the first fight Hernandez had as a Factory X fighter and knows he is a completely different fighter now.

Alex Hernandez, Alexander Hernandez

UFC Vegas 12 bonuses: Alexander Hernandez takes home 50k for brutal KO win

Adam Martin - November 1, 2020

UFC lightweight Alexander Hernandez was one of four fighters who picked up a $50,000 bonus for their highlight-reel wins at UFC Vegas 12. Although the card didn’t have a lot of name-value on paper aside from the man event between middleweight headliners Uriah Hall and Anderson Silva, it turned out to be a tremendous night of fights. Out of 11 fights that took place at UFC Vegas 12, eight of them ended inside the distance, six of them by knockout, and two of them by submission.

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Alexander Hernandez shares bold prediction for fight with Chris Gruetzemacher

Cole Shelton - October 27, 2020

Alexander Hernandez believes fans will see version 2.0 of him on Halloween night against Chris Gruetzemacher. Hernandez is coming off a TKO loss to Drew Dober in May and following the loss changed camps and found a new home at Factory X under Marc Montoya. For Hernandez, he believes the change in camp will make him a new and better fighter.

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 16 with Alexander Hernandez, Maurice Greene, James Krause & Brad Katona

Cole Shelton - October 27, 2020

The 16th episode of Just Scrap Radio on with Cole Shelton is here ahead of UFC Vegas 12. We’re first joined by UFC lightweight, Alexander Hernandez (2:19). Next, UFC light heavyweight, Maurice Greene (19:55) joins the program. UFC welterweight, James Krause (36:00) comes on. Closing out the program is EMC bantamweight and former UFC fighter and TUF winner, Brad Katona (48:38).

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Alexander Hernandez believes he might have contracted coronavirus from head coach

Adam Martin - April 23, 2020

UFC lightweight contender Alexander Hernandez admits that he may have contracted the coronavirus from his head coach, but still planned on fighting anyway. Hernandez was set to fight Islam Makhachev at the original UFC 249 card in Brooklyn in what would have been one of the biggest fights of his career to date. When the coronavirus pandemic meant that travel restrictions around the world were tightened, the UFC called upon Omar Morales to fight Hernandez instead, at the rescheduled card in Tachi Palace.

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Conor McGregor

Alex Hernandez buries Donald Cerrone for 'quitting' in Conor McGregor fight

Tom Taylor - February 7, 2020

Alex Hernandez was not impressed by the performance Donald Cerrone put forth in his 40-second UFC 246 loss to Conor McGregor — and that’s putting it lightly. Hernandez, who was knocked out by Cerrone in early 2019, went after his former foil during a recent scrum with the media, accusing the fan favorite veteran of quitting against McGregor.

Jessica Eye

UFC 238 | Pros react after Valentina Shevchenko KO’s Jessica Eye

Chris Taylor - June 8, 2019

Valentina Shevchenko put her flyweight title on line for the very first time against Jessica Eye this evening in Chicago at UFC 238. The women’s flyweight fight served as the co-main event of the evening.

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Charles Oliveira

Gilbert Burns names multiple top lightweights who turned him down

Cole Shelton - May 30, 2019

Gilbert Burns is looking to get into the top-15 of the UFC lightweight division, but that has been easier said than done. The Brazilian is riding a two-fight winning streak with wins over Olivier Aubin-Mercier and Mike Davis. However, the 32-year-old says many ranked fighters have simply turned down the contract to fight him. Burns wanted to fight Alexander Hernandez, Gregor Gillespie, and Charles Oliveira — among others. Unfortunately, he’s had no luck finding a willing dance partner.

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Alex Hernandez issues classy statement after loss to 'Cowboy'

Thomas Taylor - January 20, 2019

Rising UFC lightweight contender Alex Hernandez was brimming with confidence ahead of his Saturday night showdown with MMA legend Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Unfortunately for the rising lightweight and his fans, this fight didn’t go the way he planned, as he was out-struck and ultimately stopped by his amply more experienced adversary. Despite the pre-fight trash talk that Alex Hernandez unleashed ahead of this fight, he’s been nothing but classy in defeat, even thanking Cowboy for the learning experience.

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Donald Cowboy Cerrone

UFC on ESPN+ 1 Results: Donald Cerrone TKO's Alexander Hernandez (Highlights)

Chris Taylor - January 19, 2019

A lightweight bout between former division title challenger Donald Cerrone and surging contender Alexander Hernandez headlines tonight’s UFC on ESPN+ 1 prelims. Donald Cerrone was last seen in action in the promotions welterweight division where he earned a submission victory over Mike Perry this past November.

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EXCLUSIVE | Alexander Hernandez has the 'purpose', 'passion', and 'focus' to become a champion

Mike Straus - January 11, 2019

Few fighters have made as big of an impact in such a short time as the rising lightweight contender, Alexander ‘The Great’ Hernandez. Hernandez will make the walk to the Octagon for just the third time when he faces Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone at UFC Brooklyn on January 19. However, the 26-year-old exhibits a cool confident demeanor well beyond his years.

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Donald Cowboy Cerrone

Alex Hernandez on Cowboy Cerrone: 'I’m going to break him like everyone else'

James Lynch - December 21, 2018

Alex Hernandez will be the first to tell you, he didn’t expect to get Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone as his next opponent. Speaking with MMANews, Hernandez divulged that he plans to seize the opportunity when the pair square off at UFC on ESPN+1 on Jan. 19. “I’m just as dumbfounded as the rest of the world.” Hernandez explained. “I’m just happy to be in this position. I’m sure as s**t as always going to make the most of it. Last I heard [Cerrone] was talking about fighting McGregor, this and that. It’s like how the hell do you go from that to me?”

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Justin Gaethje

‘The Great’ calls out Justin Gaethje: “I’ll leave my Foot in his Ass!”

Christopher Taylor - October 31, 2018

It is fair to assume that UFC President Dana White doesn’t receive a ton of calls from fighters who are begging to fight Justin Gaethje. After all, Justin Gaethje (19-2 MMA) has proven to be one the toughest and scariest fighters on the 155-pound roster, this despite having just four fights with the promotion.

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Report | Bout between Justin Gaethje and Alex Hernandez in the works

Drake Riggs - October 17, 2018

It’s hard to find a matchup in the lightweight division that won’t be exciting. When it comes to many of the fighters, we’re just guaranteed fireworks. That statement couldn’t read any truer when it comes to speaking about the former World Series of Fighting champion Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje (19-2).