Alexander Volkanovski’s 3 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian mixed martial artist (MMA) and a rugby player. He currently plays in the Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC and is the current titleholder of the UFC Featherweight Division. Alexander is also the former titleholder of the Australian Fighting Championship AFC’s Featherweight Division. Alexander is known as The Great which suits his personality as the Champion has won 21 of the 22 professional bouts he has fought. Alexander has some of the most amazing tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at them and the meanings they hold.

Alexander Volkanovski

Back Tattoo

1. ‘Cross’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The middle part of his upper back contains a large tattoo of a Cross with a chain wrapped around it.

Meaning: The tattoo represents his religious views of the fighter.

Arm Tattoos

2. ‘Flower and Tribal’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The inner side of his right arm, just where his elbow folds contain a large tattoo of a flower. His bicep contains a band tattoo of a tribal design.

Meaning: Tribal tattoos always have some ancient meaning as they are derived from tribal art but sometimes they are done just because of their beautiful design.

3. ‘Serpent’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The whole upper arm of the fighter contains a large tattoo of a Serpent’s body stretching from his elbow and covering all of his right upper arms and ending at his right shoulder with the mouth of the serpent open and hissing. The tongue is extended out of its mouth and extended towards his chest.

Meaning: The Serpent is one of the most widely known tattoos of different cultures and represents rebirth, healing, and change. It is also used to represent good and evil.

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