Height: 5'8" (173cm)
Weight: 170 lbs
Fighting out of: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Camp: Team Sityodtong
Alex Karalexis (born 20 September 1977 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a first generation Greek-American mixed martial artist (MMA). His father immigrated to America from Fanari, Greece. Alex was born to Margaret and Peter Karalexis and has two sisters, Demetra Karalexis and Maria Karalexis.
He has a professional record of 9 wins and 3 losses. Among other competitions, he has fought in World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Traditionally a welterweight, Karalexis has recently 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.