Although beaten, Alexis Santiago has gained plenty of experience over 26 fights and a 6 year long career so far. He now moves on to see just how far he can go as he approaches the later stage of his career. He started his best winning streak on October 2009 however, this came to an end on February 2016. In this period he won a total of 10 fights.
In a great first showing as a pro, Santiago took Aaron Fernandez the full 4 to claim his first win and became the first person to take Fernandez the full distance. Santiago continued his pro journey, which was mostly successful at this point, by fighting 13 fights following his debut. Fights against boxers such as Sergio Herrera, Brian Battease and Steven Johnson followed including once in 2009, 6 times in 2010 and 6 times through 2011 and 2012.
Keeping his losses at 0, Santiago fought on March 12th, 2010 against Sergio Herrera where the result was a draw. This took his record to 2-0-1 showing a successful career to date. In 2010 Santiago fought his next opponent Sergio Herrera ending in a draw. Although it ended in a draw, Santiago was the 4th person to go the distance with Herrera. 4 wins followed for Santiago including being the 5th person to go the distance with Brice Yeniki, 5th person to go the distance with Sergio Herrera and 3rd person to beat Brian Battease.
Pushing his career further, Santiago fought Walter Melchor santibanes on April 8th, 2011 adding to his winning record. Walter Melchor santibanes was Santiago's next opponent of his career in 2011. The fight was scheduled for 6 and Santiago was the 4th person to go the distance with Melchor santibanes. Taking his record to 8-0-1. Santiago then went on to win his next fight against Carlos Luque.
Randy Caballero was next in line for Santiago where unfortunately, he was defeated on July 1st, 2011 taking his record to 8-1-1. Santiago's first defeat came over the full distance against Randy Caballero on July 1st, 2011. The fight went to the judges in a UD loss for Santiago. Santiago continued his success in the next 8 fights taking his record to 14 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws.
Santiago went into his next career fight with a record of 14-3-1 and took this to 15 wins with a win against Alex Rangel on September 21st, 2013. Rangel was stopped in the 9th round via TKO crowning Santiago as the first person to stop this opponent. Santiago then went on to win a further 5 fights taking his record to 20 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws.
On February 16th, 2016, Santiago went into action again and beat Erik Ruiz taking the winning record to 21 wins. In 2016 Santiago fought his next opponent in Erik Ruiz. A challenging 10 round fight that ended in Santiago's favour as the judges awarded Santiago the UD victory. Santiago was the 4th person to defeat Ruiz.
Santiago's next defeat of his career came against Jose Cayetano on September 16th, 2016. This latest challenge for Santiago proved to be too much for him, taking a UD loss to the better technical fighter over the 10 rounds and leaving Santiago wondering which direction his career will head next.