The former Bellator and current M-1 Global Hw champion Alexander Volkov entered this fight with a mma record of 26-6-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 heavyweight in the world. He suffered two consecutive losses in 2015, against Tony Johnson (=Volkov vs Johnson) and Cheick Kongo (=Kongo vs Volkov), but then he has beat Denis Smoldarev (=Volkov vs Smoldarev) and Attila Vegh (=Volkov vs Vegh).
His opponent, Timothy Johnson, has an official record of 10-2-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.26 in the same weight class. He lost to Jared Rosholt last year (=Rosholt vs Johnson) but he came back to win against Marcin Tybura in 2016 (=Tybura vs Johnson). Volkov vs Johnson is on the undercard of Gegard Mousasi vs Uriah Hall 2 – UFC Fight Night 99. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs Hall 2
Where: SSE ARENA, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Volkov’s previous fight: Alexander Volkov vs Attila Vegh
Johnson’s previous fight: Marcin Tybura vs Timothy Johnson
Volkov’s next fight: Roy Nelson vs Alexander Volkov
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