Alvin Robinson

Name Alvin Robinson
Nickname Kid
Association Grudge Training Center
Weight Class Lightweight / Featherweight
Height 5′ 9″ (176 cm.)
Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Birth Date July 16, 1982
Fighting Out Of Denver, Colorado, USA
Nationality American

”’Alvin L. Robinson”’ is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a Lightweight and Featherweight. Robinson is a four time UFC veteran (1-3) and is a former Ring of Fire Lightweight Champion.

== Professional Record ==

Record 12 – 7 – 0 (Win â€Â“ Loss â€Â“ Draw)
Wins 0 (T)KOs
11 Submissions
1 Decisions
Losses 1 (T)KOs
6 Submissions
0 Decisions
Result Opponent Method Event Title Date Round Time Notes
Loss Daniel Straus Submission (Rear Naked Choke) BFC Bellator Fighting Championships 78 10/26/2012 2 4:51
Win Adam Lorenz Submission (Rear Naked Choke) AMMA 8: Unfinished Business 9/16/2011 1 0:54 Lightweight
Loss Cameron Dollar Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Fight to Win: Mortal Combat 2/25/2011 1 4:59 For Fight to Win Colorado Featherweight Championship (Vacant)
Win Jesse Henley Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Fight to Win and King of Champions: Worlds Collide 7/24/2010 1 1:38
Win Brandon Girtz Submission (Rear Naked Choke) CFX: Cage Fighting Xtreme 5/15/2010 2 1:37
Loss Anthony Morrison Submission (Punches) ROF 36: Demolition 12/4/2009 1 1:09 Featherweight
Loss Mark Bocek Submission (Rear Naked Choke) UFC 91 Couture vs Lesnar 11/15/2008 3 3:16 Released from UFC following loss
Loss Nate Diaz Submission (Triangle Choke) UFC Fight Night 12 Swick vs Burkman 1/23/2008 1 3:39
Win Jorge Gurgel Decision (Unanimous) UFC 77 Hostile Territory 10/20/2007 3 5:00
Loss Kenny Florian Submission (Punches) UFC 73 Stacked 7/7/2007 1 4:30
Win Olly Bradstreet Submission (Rear Naked Choke) ROF 28: Evolution 2/16/2007 1 1:47 Defended Ring of Fire Lightweight Championship
Win Rocky Johnson Submission (Rear Naked Choke) ROF 27: Collision Course 12/9/2006 1 2:27 Defended Ring of Fire Lightweight Championship
Win Marshall Martin Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) FF 2: FightForce- Brutte Brawl 2 7/22/2006 1 3:54
Loss Fabio Holanda TKO (Punches) TKO 25: Confrontation 5/5/2006 2 4:30
Win James Martinez Submission (Triangle Choke) ROF 23: Impact 4/1/2006 1 1:14 Defended Ring of Fire Lightweight Championship
Win Luke Caudillo Submission (Rear Naked Choke) ROF 20: Elite 12/10/2005 1 1:33 Won Ring of Fire Lightweight Championship
Win Alonzo Martinez Submission (Rear Naked Choke) ROF 19: Showdown 9/10/2005 2 1:14
Win Josh Arocho Submission (Triangle Choke) ROF 17: Unstoppable 6/18/2005 1 0:35
Win Eric Payne Submission (Rear Naked Choke) ROF 15: Inferno 2/12/2005 1 2:54

== Biography ==
=== Martial Arts Background ===
Robinson is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under John Crouch. He also trains with John Crouch, a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Royce Gracie, in Glendale, Arizona.

=== Mixed Martial Arts Career ===
Robinson became the Ring of Fire Lightweight Champion by defeating Luke Caudillo by Rear Naked Choke in the first round on December 10, 2005.

Robinson made his UFC debut at UFC 73 against The Ultimate Fighter‘s Kenny Florian on July 7, 2007. Robinson was defeated in the first round. Florian tripped Robinson to the mat before moving to side-control. Florian then transitioned into mount before pounding away until Robinson tapped due to strikes.

Robinson defeated Jorge Gurgel at UFC 77 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Robinson was to return to action at Bellator 28 on September 9, 2010 to face off against Georgi Karakhanyan, as a replacement for Chas Skelly. Unfortunately for Robinson, he was injured during training and was replaced by Anthony Leone.

==Fighter Pages==

Official:

Tapology: http://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/alvin-robinson-kid

Sherdog: http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Alvin-Robinson-12212

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