Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2020-06-20, fight not so exciting between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov: it gets two stars.
Curtis Blaydes entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-2-0 (77% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.4 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). He lost the rematch with Francis Ngannou in 2018 (Curtis Blaydes vs Francis Ngannou 2) but then he has won over Justin Willis (Curtis Blaydes vs Justin Willis), Shamil Abdurakhimov (Curtis Blaydes vs Shamil Abdurakhimov) and Junior dos Santos (Curtis Blaydes vs Junior dos Santos).
His opponent, the former Bellator and M-1 Global Hw champion Alexander Volkov, has an official record of 31-7-0 (74% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Derrick Lewis in 2018 (Alexander Volkov vs Derrick Lewis) but then he beat Greg Hardy in 2019 (Alexander Volkov vs Greg Hardy). Blaydes vs Volkov is the main event of UFC on ESPN 11. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC on ESPN 11 fight card (main fights):
Curtis Blaydes vs Alexander Volkov
Josh Emmett vs Shane Burgos
Belal Muhammad vs Lyman Good
Jim Miller vs Roosevelt Roberts
Volkov’s next fight: Alexander Volkov vs Walt Harris
Blaydes’ next fight: Curtis Blaydes vs Derrick Lewis
Blaydes vs Volkov Fight Video:
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