Tag: Alexander Hernandez

UFC Brooklyn medical suspensions: Alexander Hernandez out 60 days after bloody Donald Cerrone loss

 MMA Fighting Newswire   UFC lightweight Alexander Hernandez was one of three fighters to be issued extended 60-day medical suspensions in the aftermath of UFC Brooklyn. The New York State Athletic Commission released the event’s finalized medical suspension report to MMA Fighting on Wednesday. Hernandez suffered a lopsided second-round TKO loss at the […]

Alexander Hernandez releases statement on loss to Donald Cerrone at UFC Brooklyn: ‘You taught me something invaluable in defeat’

By MMA Fighting Newswire MMAFighting.com Alexander Hernandez’s scrap against Donald Cerrone didn’t go exactly as planned. Heading into their lightweight fight, which closed out the prelims of UFC Brooklyn on ESPN, Hernandez declared his veteran opponent was simply a “jester in the way” on his way to “kingship.” But a little less than two rounds […]

Alexander Hernandez: Donald Cerrone ‘just another step in the ladder to the top’

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee MMAfighting.com The opportunities keep on coming for Alexander Hernandez and he hasn’t shied away from one yet. That includes his upcoming lightweight matchup with Donald Cerrone on Jan. 19 in Brooklyn, a fight that only materialized after the UFC pulled Hernandez out of an already scheduled bout with Francisco Trinaldo that was supposed […]

Alexander Hernandez replaces Islam Makhachev, meets Francisco Trinaldo at UFC 233

By Guilherme Cruz and Alexander K. Lee Alexander Hernandez defeated Olivier Aubin-Mercier in his last UFC fight.Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Five days later, Francisco Trinaldo already has a new foe for UFC 233. The Brazilian lightweight veteran, who was booked against Islam Makhachev in Anaheim, Calif., on Jan. 26, will […]

‘Canadian Gangster’ Olivier Aubin-Mercier vows to defend home turf against Alexander Hernandez at UFC on FOX 30

MMAfighting.com By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee  CALGARY, Alberta — Canadian lightweight Olivier Aubin-Mercier has only lost once fighting on home soil and never against an opponent from outside his country. He doesn’t see that changing this Saturday when he takes on Alexander Hernandez in the main card opener of UFC on […]