Alexander Tanikie-Montagnani (June 12, 1988), was born and raised in Streatham, South West London and is a highly acclaimed MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter and aspiring actor. Born to parents active in the world of martial arts, Tanikie-Montagnani began training in Judo and Boxing at the tender age of 4. Due to his physical and athletic capabilities, he took up several other sports such as football, lacrosse, basketball, swimming, rugby and athletics. As well as this, his confident nature landed him several child modelling roles is catalogue publications.
Alexander continued his training in Judo and later took up Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of 17, an essential addition which facilitated his transition into the world of professional MMA. Fighting on some of the most well renowned martial art shows in the world (BAMMA and CAGE WARRIORS along with winning the Fury WW Title, also being in talks with Bellator and UFC) encouraged Alexander to explore his love of performance, thus he began his career as an actor.
He has been headhunted for several modelling and acting roles due to his distinct look and muscular build due to a strong career and physical background in martial arts and boxing.
Aside from his professional ventures, Tanikie-Montagnani is a dedicated father and is very family orientated. He is recognised amongst professionals and friends/family as a valued member of his sport and community, with his efforts set to inspire the next generation to come.