Alexa Grasso

Mexico

Out
Injury Undisclosed
Est. Return 10/15/2022
Fight moved to October
FlyweightUFC
Out
August 5, 2022
The fight between Grasso (undisclosed) and Viviane Araujo has been rescheduled and will now take place at the UFC event on Oct. 15, Carlos Contreras Legaspi of ESPN Deportes reports.
ANALYSIS
The bout was originally scheduled to take place on Aug. 13, but an undisclosed injury ultimately forced Grasso to withdraw from the card. It's unclear what type of injury the flyweight is dealing with, but she should have enough time to recover by October considering the fight's already been rescheduled. Grasso boasts a 14-3-0 professional record and will be seeking a fourth consecutive victory with the UFC.
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Out of fight next week
FlyweightUFC
Out
August 3, 2022
Grasso (undisclosed) is out of her fight against Viviane Araujo on Aug. 13 , Carlos Contreras Legaspi of ESPN Deportes reports.
ANALYSIS
There was no reason given as to why Grasso had to pull out. At this point, the UFC does not have a replacement for Araujo. Grasso had been rolling winning her last three fights with the UFC.
Taking on Viviane Araujo in August
FlyweightUFC
Out
June 3, 2022
Grasso will fight Viviane Araujo on the UFC's Aug. 13 card, MMAJunkie.com reports.
ANALYSIS
After a roller-coaster start to Grasso's career, she has seemed to have found her form recently, winning three straight contests, including her first via submission last time out versus Joanne Wood. Araujo has one of her last four bouts as well, so this could be a pretty good fight between two top-10 fighters in the flyweight division. Grasso stands an inch taller than her opponent but will yield an inch of reach.
Strong run continues
FlyweightUFC
Out
March 26, 2022
Grasso defeated Joanne Wood via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:57 of Round 1 at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.
ANALYSIS
It's the first submission win of Grasso's career and her first stoppage win in nine UFC bouts. Alexa is primarily known as an undersized, technical striker, but some awkward exchanges along the fence allowed her to get Wood to the mat on a couple occasions, the second of which put her in perfect position to clamp on the rear-naked choke that ended the fight. Grasso's ceiling would appear to be somewhat limited because she lacks both power and overall athleticism, but she's deceptively strong and exceedingly durable. A winner of three straight and four of five, Grasso probably has enough in the intangible department to help cover some potential holes in her game.
Returning to Octagon in March
FlyweightUFC
Out
January 12, 2022
Grasso is scheduled to face Joanne Wood (hand) in a flyweight fight March 26 at the UFC's event in Columbus, Alexander K. Lee of MMAFighting.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Grasso (13-3-0) was originally scheduled to face Wood (15-7-0) at UFC Vegas 43 in November, but the former had to back out of the bout for an undisclosed reason. The 28-year-old now looks ready to return to the Octagon for the first time in more than a year, as Grasso last fought in February 2021, when she won in a unanimous decision against Maycee Barber.
Fight pulled from card
FlyweightUFC
Out
January 8, 2022
Grasso will no longer fight at UFC 270, MMAJunkie.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Grasso needed a new opponent after Viviane Araujo withdrew due to injury, but it appears the UFC was unable to locate a replacement. Grasso will have to wait a little longer for her next opportunity to enter the Octagon.