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Who is Aleksandar Rakić?
Aleksandar Rkic is a notable Austrian professional mixed martial artist. Currently, he competes in the Light Heavyweight division in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). Since 2011, he has been a professional and has compered for the Final Fight Championship in his native Austria. As of May 4, 2021, he is #3 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings.
How Old Is Aleksandar Rakic?
He is 30 years old as of May 2022, having been born on February 6, 1992, in Vienna, Austria. Rakic shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Bob Marley (1945-1981), Rick Astley, Charlie Heaton, Babe Ruth (1895-1948), Joe Bartolozzi, and many more.
Aleksandar Rakic Family
Who are Aleksandar Rakic Parents and Siblings?
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Aleksandar Rakic Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Aleksandar Rakic Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Melanie Rakic. The two were engaged in July 2018 and married a year later.
Aleksandar Rakic Kids
He and his wife Melanie have a kid. A son by the name Andrej Rakic.
Aleksandar Rakic Mixed Martial Arts Career
An Early Career
In 2011, he started his professional MMA career, competing in the European circuit. While here, he amasses a record of 8-1 before being signed by the UFC in March 2017.
An Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
He made his debut against Francimar Barroso on September 2, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 115 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Rakic won the fight via unanimous decision. On February 24, 2018, he was expected to face Gadazhimurad Antigulov at UFC on Fox 28. However, it was reported that Antigulov was pulled from the bout on February 7, 2018, citing an injury.
As a result, the fight was canceled. His next fight came at UFC Fight Night 134 against Justin Ledet on July 22, 2018. He won the fight by unanimous decision. On December 8, 2018, he faced Devin Clark at UFC 231. He won the fight in the first round via TKO. His net fight was on June 1, 2019, when he faced Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 153. He won the bout with a knockout with a head kick in the opening minute of the fight. Moreover, the win earned him his first Performance of the Night bonus award.
At UFC Fight Night 165, Rakic faced Volkan Oezdemir on December 21, 2019. However, he lost the fight via split decision. 7 out of 8 media members scored the fight for Rakic. He announced on his social media on February 17, 2020, that he had signed a new six-fight contract with the UFC. That same year on August 29, he faced Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night 175. He went on and won the fight via unanimous decision. On March 6, 2021, he faced Thiago Santos at UFC 259. In this bout, he won via unanimous decision.
On March 26, 2022, he was scheduled to face former light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz at UFC on ESPN 23. However, Blachowicz in late January withdrew from the fight due to an injury. Therefore, the bout was rescheduled for UFC on ESPN 36 on May 14, 2022. In the fight, Rakic lost the fight in round three via technical knockout after being rendered unable to continue due to a knee injury.
Aleksandar Rakic Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 5inches (1.96m) and a weight of 93kg (205lbs)
Aleksandar Rakic Salary and Net Worth
He has a base salary of $60,000 and total career earnings of $421,500 and an estimated net worth of $5 million.