July 19, 1986
Uruapan, Michoacán, Mexico
|Other names||Kid Alex|
|Nationality||Mexican and American|
|Height||5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)|
|Reach||64 in (163 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Sacramento, California|
|Team||Team Alpha Male|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Sandoval made his professional debut in July 2008. He compiled a record of 12 - 2 on the regional scene in California, including stints for Palace Fighting Championship and Tachi Palace Fights, before signing with the UFC on the heels of a four fight winning streak in June 2016.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
Sandoval was scheduled to face Jarred Brooks on June 1, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 131. However, Sandoval was removed from the bout on May 22 for undisclosed reasons and replaced by promotional newcomer Jose Torres.
It was reported in November 2018 that Sandoval was released from UFC.
After being released from the UFC, Sandoval next faced Jorge Calvo Martin at Combate 37 on May 10, 2019. Sandoval won the fight via unanimous decision.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|19 matches||15 wins||4 losses|
|Win||15–4||Jorge Calvo Martin||Decision (unanimous)||Combate 36: Sanchez vs. Velasco||May 10, 2019||3||5:00||Stockton, California, United States|
|Loss||14–4||Dustin Ortiz||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno||August 5, 2017||1||0:15||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||14–3||Matt Schnell||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov||April 22, 2017||1||4:24||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Win||13–3||Fredy Serrano||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson||December 17, 2016||3||5:00||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Loss||12–3||Wilson Reis||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 201||July 30, 2016||1||1:49||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Win||12–2||Eloy Garza||TKO (punches)||Global Knockout 6||March 26, 2016||1||3:19||Jackson, California, United States||Won the Global Knockout Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||11–2||Martin Sandoval||Decision (unanimous)||TPF 26: Brawl in the Hall||February 18, 2016||3||5:00||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Win||10–2||Derrick Easterling||Decision (unanimous)||Conquer Fighting Championships||November 21, 2015||3||5:00||Richmond, California, United States|
|Win||9–2||Oscar Ramirez||TKO (punches)||West Coast FC 13||February 28, 2015||2||0:41||Sacramento, California, United States||Won the West Coast FC Flyweight Championship.|
|Loss||8–2||Willie Gates||TKO (punches)||TPF 21: All or Nothing||November 6, 2014||1||1:23||Lemoore, California, United States||Lost the TPF Bantamweight Championship.|
|Win||8–1||Ryan Hollis||Decision (unanimous)||TPF 20: Night of Champions||August 7, 2014||5||5:00||Lemoore, California, United States||Won the vacant TPF Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||7–1||Benjamin Vinson||Decision (unanimous)||TPF 18: Martinez vs. Culley||February 6, 2014||3||5:00||Lemoore, California, United States|
|Win||6–1||Robert Schepps||Decision (unanimous)||Rogue Fights 22||April 13, 2013||3||5:00||Redding, California, United States|
|Win||5–1||Andrew Vallarerez||Submission (guillotine choke)||Dragon House 13||February 2, 2013||1||0:50||Oakland, California, United States|
|Win||4–1||Taylor McCorriston||Decision (unanimous)||Impact MMA - Recognition||December 10, 2011||3||5:00||Pleasanton, California, United States|
|Win||3–1||Bobby Escalante||TKO (punches)||UPC Unlimited 6||September 10, 2011||1||2:53||Turlock, California, United States|
|Win||2–1||Jordan Felix||Submission (armbar)||Gladiator Challenge - Warpath||May 21, 2011||2||1:04||Placerville, California, United States|
|Win||1–1||Ronald Carillo||Decision (unanimous)||CCFC - El Reventon||April 24, 2010||3||5:00||Santa Rosa, California, United States|
|Loss||0–1||Ulysses Gomez||Submission (armbar)||PFC 9: The Return||July 18, 2008||1||0:51||Lemoore, California, United States|
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- Dana Becker (2016-07-18). "Team Alpha Male's Hector Sandoval Takes On Wilson Reis At UFC 201". mmanews.com. Retrieved 2016-07-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Steven Marrocco (2016-07-30). "UFC 201 results: No title fight, so Wilson Reis makes quick statement by tapping Hector Sandoval". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-07-30. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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