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Urijah Faber off Japan card, Alex Caceres steps in to face Masanori Kanehara

Maybe losing to Urijah Faber makes someone his understudy. Faber has had to pull out of his fight with Masanori Kanehara at UFC Fight Night in Japan on Sept. 20, according to the UFC's Japan website (h/t Sherdog). In his place will step Alex Caceres, the man who lost to Faber at UFC 175 on July 5. The exact injury to Faber is unknown at this time. Caceres (10-6, 1 NC) won five...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Leads UFC 175 Salaries

Chris Weidman made the second defense of his UFC middleweight championship defeating Lyoto Machida on Saturday night at UFC 175. The New York native got paid a hefty sum for his night’s work. received the salaries from UFC 175 and Weidman led all fighters making $450,000 for his efforts, with $225,000 to show and another $225,000 in win bonus money. Machida...
Via Between The Ropes
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Uriah Faber vs Alex Caceres Added to Stacked UFC 175 Card

Fan favorite Uriah Faber will be back in the octagon at UFC 175. His last action was a devastating loss to Renen Barao but this time he will have a good shot at bouncing back against Alex Caceres. UFC 175 has turned into a star studded affair due to the move of Chris Weidman’s fight, Ronda Rousey taking a fight once again with short rest, and Faber’s appeal with the female demographic...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Sergio Pettis vs. Alex Caceres added to UFC on FOX 10

UFC officials have announced that a bout between undefeated bantamweight prospect Sergio Pettis (10-0) and Alex ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Caceres (9-5) has been added to UFC on FOX 10. UFC on FOX 10 takes place Jan. 25 at Chicago’s United Center. The event will be headlined by a lightweight bout between former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson […]
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Sergio Pettis Fights Alex Caceres at UFC on FOX 10

Sergio Pettis (pictured) will make his sophomore appearance in the UFC against veteran Alex Caceres at UFC on FOX 10. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel first reported the bantamweight affair. Pettis was solid in his highly-anticipated big league debut last month in a unanimous decision victory over Will Campuzano. “The Phenom” owns a perfect 10-0 professional record into the toughest...
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Visa issues scrap Mitch Gagnon vs Alex Caceres at UFC Fight Night 33

A bantamweight bout planned for Friday's card in Australia pitting Alex 'Bruce Leeroy' Caceres and Mitch Gagnon has been scrapped and removed from the card. According to UFC officials, Gagnon had visa issues, which prevented him from traveling from his home country in Canada to the fight in Australia. Unfortunately, it wasn't possible to solve the visa problems...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

News: UFC Releases Statement Regarding Caceres & Fukuda Positive Drug Tests

The UFC has released a statement regarding the drug test findings for UFC bantamweight Alex Caceres and middleweight Riki Fukuda, who both competed on the UFC on Fuel TV 8 card in Saitama, Japan. Fukuda tested positive for stimulants and banned substances and was promptly released from the organization whilst Caceres tested for marijuana metabolites and has been suspended for six...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Caceres Addresses Failed Drug Test Following UFC on FUEL TV 8

The bad news for Alex Caceres’ (pictured) fans, the UFC bantamweight spoiled a three-fight winning streak on the account of weed. The good news, at least Caceres has manned up to his mistake. “I accept full responsibility for my actions and the consequences from those actions,” Caceres expressed in a statement issued by his management. “I apologize to all that I have disappointed...
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Caceres – Express Yourself

“Awakening is natural, delusion is not.” – Buddha Not every interview is the same, even if in general the questions are. It truly depends on who is answering them, and when it is UFC bantamweight Alex Caceres, one should prepare to have their mind blown away. If asked about his fight, he will talk about his fight. When asked about training, he’ll talk about training. When...
Via cheap-heat
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Edwin Figueroa Gets Split Decision Nod Over Alex Caceres at UFC 143

McKinney’s Edwin Figueroa emerged victorious in a foul-filled battle with Alex Caceres on the undercard of UFC 143.  The Mohler/Saekson trained fighter was making his third appearance in the Octagon and in Caceres was no walk in the park.  Caceres repeatedly  racked Figueroa in the cup with low kicks to the point that referee Herb Dean took two points from Caceres in the second...
Via North Texas Fisticuffs
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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