The former Bellator and M-1 Global Hw champion Alexander Volkov entered this fight with a mma record of 30-6-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Daniel Cormier). He suffered two consecutive losses in 2015, against Tony Johnson (Volkov vs Johnson) and Cheick Kongo (Kongo vs Volkov), but then he has won six bouts beating Fabricio Werdum in his last one (Fabricio Werdum vs Alexander Volkov).
His opponent, Derrick Lewis, has an official record of 20-5-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Mark Hunt in 2017 (Derrick Lewis vs Mark Hunt) but then, in 2018, he has won over Marcin Tybura (Derrick Lewis vs Marcin Tybura) and Francis Ngannou (Francis Ngannou vs Derrick Lewis). Volkov vs Lewis is on the undercard of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor – UFC 229. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Volkov’s previous fight: Fabricio Werdum vs Alexander Volkov
Lewis’ previous fight: Francis Ngannou vs Derrick Lewis
Volkov vs Lewis Fight Video:
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