Alex “The God” Simon
Profile Of A Rising Star
Article courtesy of Wayne Carl of NickPortellaMMA.com and MMA Freaks
Alex “The God” Simon
Weight: (last fight) 150kgs
Fighting out of: Bankstown, Sydney, Australia
Gym: Bulldog Gym Castle Hill
2-0 Amateur MMA
2-0 Kickboxing (1 pro/1 amateur)
1-0 MMA (re-cap below)
Alex “The God” Simon is recognized as the strongest man in Australia.
Alex lifted a combined total of 1077.5 kilos in a powerlifting competition (Top 10 in the world).
Personal best lifts (including training):
400 kilo deadlift
260 kilo Bench-press
436 kilo Squat
As you can see Alex “The God” Simon is one powerful unit.
What do you get when you add those powerlifting credentials with a winner’s mindset and the hunger to compete?
You may just get the next big thing in Mixed Martial Arts!
At the age of 25 and with plenty of time ahead of him, the sky is the limit for Alex “The God” Simon. With a great management team and a sensible head on those massive shoulders, Alex understands it is a step by step process. But, it is very hard to keep a lid on this Sydneysiders potential to wreak havoc on the MMA landscape in both Australia and abroad.
5 fights in total, 5 devastating finishes all in the very first round. With a fighting style similar to another Australian sensation Tai Tuivasa, his height and sheer size are complimented with athleticism not normally bestowed on a man over 150 kilos (330 pounds).
AFC22 (Australia Fighting Championship)
Alex” The God” Simon would make his professional Mixed Martial Arts debut against an undefeated tough kiwi prospect named Lio llialo. A packed house erupted as “The God” walked into the cage. He was a man on a mission, focused, determined and intimidating. The sense of anticipation in the crowd lifts as the ring announcer introduces the combatants, the hair on the back of everyone’s neck in attendances is surely lifting. The fight begins, and Simon walks straight towards his pray. A leg kick doesn’t deter him and in the first exchange, Simon lands a hard-left hook. llialo folds to the ground in a heap and with a few ground punches the fight and Simon’s professional MMA debut is done and dusted. It took a staggering 11 seconds!
Alex “The God” Simon has many challenges ahead. None bigger than rising above the hype that will surely follow.
If he can,
- Take a punch
- Learn head movement (ie: move off the center line)
- Continue his take-down defense evolution
Then Alex “The God” Simon will be a force to be reckoned with!
Remember the name- Alex “The God” Simon.