Height: 6'0" (183cm)
Weight: 202 lbs
Fighting out of: Omaha, USA
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Houston Alexander (born March 22, 1972) is an American mixed martial artist, currently fighting at light heavyweight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is also a well-known hip-hop artist who is from North Omaha, Nebraska.
Alexander made his UFC debut at UFC 71 on May 26, 2007 against Keith Jardine. He knocked out Jardine in 48 seconds during the first round.
He has since trained full-time; three times a day and seven days a week.
Alexander has signed a new three-fight contract with the UFC. At UFC 75 Alexander beat Alessio Sakara. Just like his previous fight, Sakara threw a couple of early shots before Houston countered with close-contact strikes. "The way I was taught was that all your strength is inside versus outside," Alexander said before the fight of his explosive ability when close to an opponent. "My short strikes are really, really good, and that's from lifting weights and doing a lot of reps."