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Alex Karalexis Bio
Alex Karalexis (born September 20, 1977) is an American mixed martial artist of Greek descent. He has a professional record of 10 wins and 6 losses. Among other organizations, he has fought in World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Mixed martial arts career 
Alex Karalexis competed on The Ultimate Fighter 1 as a middleweight, and was the third middleweight pick on Team Couture. After the challenge of episode 3, Team Liddell won the pick and decided to have Diego Sanchez fight Karalexis in the very first middleweight fight of the series. Karalexis was defeated via rear naked choke in the first round and was eliminated from the show. Karalexis later made a return for the series finale as a welterweight to defeat Josh Rafferty via TKO in the first round of the first fight of the evening.
Traditionally a welterweight, Karalexis has dropped from 170 lb to 155 lb in order to compete in the lightweight division. His first lightweight bout was on June 3, 2007 at WEC 28, where he defeated Josh Smith by majority decision.
Karalexis was scheduled to face WEC newcomer Kamal Shalorus on November 18, 2009 at WEC 44., but a broken hand suffered in training has forced Karalexis off the card. Shalorus defeated replacement Will Kerr by TKO(Punches) in the first round.
Karalexis was expected to face Zach Micklewright on April 24, 2010 at WEC 48, but Micklewright was forced off the card with an injury. Karalexis instead faced Anthony Pettis, losing via submission.
Karalexis was expected to face WEC newcomer Zhang Tie Quan on September 30, 2010 at WEC 51. However, Karalexis was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Jason Reinhardt. Reinhardt was subsequently injured in training himself, and replaced by Pablo Garza
Following the UFC/WEC merger in December 2010, Karalexis was released by Zuffa, LLC, having lost 3 of his last 4 WEC fights. He would return to action on June 10, 2011 in a welterweight bout against Tiawan Howard at CES MMA VI: Nowhere To Hide, losing via split decision.
Mixed martial arts record 
External links 
- Professional MMA record for Alex Karalexis from Sherdog