Darren Elkins entered this fight with a pro record of 24-5-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Max Holloway). He lost to Hacran Dias in 2014 but then he has won six consecutive bouts defeating Dennis Bermudez (Elkins vs Bermudez) and Michael Johnson in his last two (Darren Elkins vs Michael Johnson).
His opponent, Alexander Volkanovski, has an official mma record of 17-1-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Corey Nelson in 2013, since then he has collected 14 consecutive victories beating Mizuto Hirota, Shane Young and Jeremy Kennedy in his last three. Elkins vs Volkanovski is on the undercard of Junior dos Santos vs Blagoy Ivanov – UFC Fight Night 133. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 133: dos Santos vs Ivanov
Where: CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho, United States
Division: featherweight (145 lbs, 66 kg)
UFC Fight Night 133 fight card (main fights):
Junior dos Santos vs Blagoy Ivanov
Sage Northcutt vs Zak Ottow
Dennis Bermudez vs Rick Glenn
Chad Mendes vs Myles Jury
Marion Reneau vs Cat Zingano
Darren Elkins vs Alexander Volkanovski
Elkins’ previous fight: Darren Elkins vs Michael Johnson
Elkins’ next fight: Darren Elkins vs Ricardo Lamas
Elkins vs Volkanovski Fight Video:
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