Sam Alvey Biography
Sam Alvey is an American mixed martial artist. He is known for being one of the competitors at the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Further, he is also an actor known for Overtime, UFC on Fox and Bellator Fighting Championship.
Alvey is married to Brittany McKey Sullivan since 2012. Alvey and Sullivan are blessed with a son named Ival and a daughter, Reagan.
Sam Alvey Early Life and Education
Sam Alvey was born on May 6, 1986, in Waterford, the U.S. He holds the American nationality and belongs to White American ethnicity.
Alvey was grown and raised up in Waterford where he competed in football and wrestling during his high school. Besides that, he was also a talented musician. He used to play trumpet in the school’s marching band. Later he attended Lakeland College in order to play trumpet semi-professionally.
Alvey started competing in pankration at his college life before transitioning into a career in mixed martial arts.
Sam Alvey Career
The skillful Sam Alvey began his initial phase of a career in 2007. TKO defeated him in the second round of his very first amateur bout. Before turning into a professional player, he rebounded to win his next two games.
Additionally, he was successful to win a game at Light Heavyweight against Bellator MMA fighter and veteran Jason Guida. Later he was signed by Bellator. He was able to grab a great success in the game, and following his win over Amoussou, he was named as a participant in Bellator Season Five Tournament where he faced Vitor Vianna.
Later, the talented martial artist was selected to be a part of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson. He dropped down to welterweight for the very first time in the game.
In 2014, he signed with the UFC and made his debut against Tom Watson at UFC Night 47. He lost the back-and-forth fight through a unanimous decision. In 2015, he faced Cezar Ferreira at UFC Night 61. Alvey won the fight via TKO in the first round.
YouTube: UFC on Fox 28: Sam Alvey first interview
Alvey was also expected to face Daniel Sarafian at UFC Fight Night 83 in 2016. However, he pulled out it the bout after sustaining a broken jaw and was replaced by Oluwale Bamgbose. He also faced Nate Marquardt, Thales Leites and Rashad Evans at the UFC on Fox 23, UFC Fight Night 108 and UFC Fight Night 114.
Recently in 2017, he faced Ramazan Emeev at UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till. Moreover, he faced promotional newcomer Marcin Prachnio in a light heavyweight bout in 2018 at UFC on Fox 28.
Sam Alvey Personal Life
The renowned martial artist, Sam Alvey is a happily married man. He is married to McKey Sullivan. The duo met each other at the Bristol Renaissance Faire where Alvey was working.
In 2011 after dating each other for four years, Alvey proposed to Sullivan. The couple tied the knot on January 19, 2013, at the Wilderness Hotel in Wisconsin Dells. They are blessed with a daughter named Reagan Quincy born in 2013 and a son named Ivan born in 2014.
Sam Alvey Net Worth and Life Style
Sam Alvey, a professional martial artist, is living a lavish life along with his wife, McKey and two children. As per the online sources, Sam Alvey’s net worth is reported to be around $19 million.
Moreover, he loves spending time with his family and is interested in traveling. He is seen posting several pictures on his Instagram along with his children and wife.