Aleksei Oleinik is a Ukrainian-born Russian MMA fighter who is widely known from his nickname, The Boa Constrictor. He got the name by winning games from the Ezekiel choke. He is also known for being a veteran of M-1 Global, Bellator as well as YAMMA Pit Fighting. Not only that, he is notable for getting ranked 12 in the UFC heavyweight as of 10th of December 2019.
Aleksei Oleinik was born on Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, the Soviet Union in 1977. Every 25th of June, he celebrates his birthday. He holds the Russian nationality but hasn’t spoken about his parents’ and sibling’s information. Talking about his education, he attended Stoneman Douglas High School.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Before becoming one of the fiercest competitors of the UFC heavyweight, Aleksei sharpened his skills by training grabbling skills in traditional Japanese jujutsu. Then, he used those skills against Robin Gracie, which ended in a draw. Afterward, he won 12 matches without defeat but lost against Chris Tuchscherer. Aleksei also lost with TKO against Michal Kita in the first round at the ProFC Heavyweight Grand Prix 2009.
Eventually, Aleksei got participated in the Heavyweight tournament for Bellator fighting Championship in the summer of 2010. He won the first via split decision against Mike Hayes in the opening round but lost in semifinals by Neil Grove at 0:45 of the opening round. While he was in training camp with K-Dojo Warrior Tribe in April 2011, Aleksei even won the Absolute division. Moreover, he also won the title Men’s Black Belt No-Gi Advanced Super weight division in the Grapplers Quest “Beast of the East 2011” tournament.
In November 2013, Aleksei signed a contract with the UFC and played fight against Anthony Hamilton on the 28th of June 2014. He won with the scarf hold headlock submission in the first round. He also won against Viktor Pesta via Ezekiel Choke at UFC Fight Night 103. He is the first fighter to win the match with Ezekiel choke. Not only that, he won against Junior Albini with the same technique at UFC 224 on the 12th of May 2018.
Aleksei garners the winning taste against Maurice Greene at UFC 246 on the 18th of January 2020. He was awarded as a Performance of the Night. As of 2020, Aleksei’s net worth remains under review.
Married, Wife, Children
Aleksei is a married man. He tied his knot with his wife named Tatyana Oleinik. Together, they have welcomed five children whose ages are between 2 to 16. Moreover, their son, named Alex Oleinik, has only surfaced in the media. He and his family are living in Florida in December 2016.
Parents, Family, and Sibling
A native of Russian, the UFC fighter has the full name of Alexey Alexeyevich Oleynik. However, his family, parents, and siblings’ information hasn’t been known to the media.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Aleksei has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs at 107kg. He has brown hair and black color eyes.