Aleksandar Rakic is an Austrian professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the light heavyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He goes by the nickname of Rocket in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is currently ranked as the number 4 fighter in the series.

He has managed to hold a professional record of 14 wins and 2 losses and has managed to knock out nine opponents while winning 1 match via submission and 4 via unanimous decision.

Quick Info
Full NameNikita Dmitryevich Mazepin
Other namesRocket
Date Of BirthFebruary 6, 1992
Birth Place Vienna, Austria
Martial StatusMarried
WifeMelanie Rakic
SonAndrej Rakic.
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
Division Light heavyweight
Age29 years
Height6 ft. 4 in
Weight93 kg
Zodiac SignAquarius
Net worth$5 million.

Aleksandar Rakic Age

Aleksandar Rakic was born on 6 February 1992 in Vienna, Austria, to parents whose information has not been made public by the fighter. Likewise, there is no information available regarding the fighter’s family background and sibling details. Besides this, he is currently 29 years old with the zodiac sign of Aquarius.

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Nationality and Physical Features

Aleksandar Rakic holds an Austrian nationality and descends from Serbian ancestry. Besides this, he stands at the height of 6 feet and 4 inches (1.93m/193cms) tall and weighs around 93kgs (206lbs). Moreover, he has an athletic body physique with a pair of brown-colored eyes and short black-colored hair.

Academic Qualification

Unfortunately, there is no information regarding Aleksandar Rakic’s educational background and educational qualifications at the moment.

Personal Life

Aleksandar Rakic is currently in a relationship with his wife, whose name is Melanie Rakic. The couple has been in a romantic relationship for a long time, and they were recently blessed with a son whose name is Andrej Rakic.

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Aleksandar Rakic Instagram

Aleksandar Rakic is active on social media platforms. His official Instagram account (@rakic_ufc) has over 183 thousand followers, and his official Twitter account (@rakic_ufc) has over 5.3 thousand followers.

UFC Career

Aleksandar Rakic was born as an aggressive child. He used to play football during his childhood days and was also expelled from the team due to his aggression. He decided to use this aggression more professionally and pursue a career as a fighter. Aleksandar Rakic gave his debut as a professional fighter on 15 October 2011 when he fought against Christian Radke but lost via submission.

This loss gave him many chances to improve his fighting, and he went on to fight Carsten Lorenz on 4 February 2012 and won the fight via technical knockout with punches. Likewise, he went to grab his second win via the same technical knockout against Richard Longhimo with punches on 18 March 2012. He fought against opponents like Laszlo Czene, peter Rozmaring, and Norbert Peter and won all three fights via knockout, submission, and technical knockout.

His sixth victory came over Marcin Prachnio via technical knockout, and his seventh victory came over Martin Batur when he managed to knock him out with a punch in 26 seconds of the very first round in the Austrian Fight Challenge series. He fought and won against Sergio Souza in the Austrian Fight Challenge Series via technical knockout on 4 March 2017, and he bid farewell to the competition. After this victory, he gave his debut performance in the Ultimate Fighting Championship on 2 September 2017 when he fought against Francimar Barroso and won via unanimous decision.

Likewise, his other victory came over Justin Ledet in Ultimate Fighting Championship Fight Night via unanimous decision after fighting for 3 five-minute rounds. Moreover, his eleventh and twelfth victory came over Devin Clark when he technically knocked him out via punches in UFC 231 and over Jimi Manuwa via a head kick knockout in 42 seconds of the very first round in Ultimate Fighting Championship Fight Night on 1 June 2019, respectively.

The second loss of his career came through a split decision against Volkan Oezdemir in Ultimate Fighting Championship Fight Night of 21 December 2019 after fighting for 3 five-minute rounds. Following this loss, he fought Anthony Smith and won via unanimous decision in the Ultimate Fighting Championship of 29 August 2020. His most recent fight took place on 6 March 2021 in Ultimate Fighting Championship 259, where he fought and won against Thiago Santos via unanimous decision after fighting for 3 five-minute rounds.

Aleksandar Rakic has been able to hold a professional fighting record of 14 wins and 2 losses.

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Awards and Achievements

Aleksandar Rakic has not won any major titles and achievements to date. We hope the best for him and hope to see him win numerous titles in the upcoming years.

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What is Aleksandar Rakic’s Net worth?

Aleksandar Rakic earns primarily through his professional fighting career and earns through sponsorships like the sports and supplement company – Atom Body, the fitness supplement company – Nocco. At and the fitness wear company whose name is Submitter Wear. As of the year 2024, he has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.

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