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Alexis Vila

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Win Rate
68 %
Finish Rate
67 %
Decision Win %
50 %

Alexis Vila

Age
50
Height
5' 4 (163 cm)
Reach
70 in. (5' 10/177 cm)
Ape-Index
1.086
Nationality
Cuba
Biography
Born and raised in a rough neighborhood in Villa Clara, Cuba, Vila began getting into street fights from a young age. After winning multiple titles in wrestling and earning a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, Vila defected to the United States in 1997 and found a job coaching at Michigan State University where he worked with future UFC fighters Rashad Evans and Gray Maynard. In 2004, Vila accidentally crashed his car into Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Though no one was hurt, authorities mistakenly believed it to be attempted terrorism and Vila was charged with airport violence and sent to prison for three years. Upon his release, Vila began his career in mixed martial arts.
Fighter Trivia
He married Adriana Vila Perdomo in Miami on April 26, 2012, but later divorced. On April 23, 2018, Vila was arrested for charges including 2nd degree murder. In December 2019, he was sentenced to 15 years in prison following his conviction for his role in organizing the kidnapping, torture and murder of Camilo Salazar.

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Fighter Videos

Bellator MMA Highlights: Alexis Vila Puts Joe Warren To Sleep

 

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