The black belt in Bjj and Tuf Hw tournament winner Roy Nelson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-13-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.12 heavyweight in the world but he won just three out of his last nine bouts, the last one with Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (=Nelson vs Silva).
His opponent, the former Bellator and M-1 Global Hw champion Alexander Volkov, has an official record of 27-6-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class. 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), Attila Vegh (=Volkov vs Vegh) and Timothy Johnson (=Volkov vs Johnson). Alexander Volkov vs Roy Nelson is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis – UFC on Fox 24. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 24: Johnson vs Reis
Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC on Fox 24 fight card (main fights):
Demetrious Johnson vs Wilson Reis
Rose Namajunas vs Michelle Waterson
Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Robert Whittaker
Jeremy Stephens vs Renato Carneiro
Roy Nelson vs Alexander Volkov
Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka
Volkov’s next fight: Alexander Volkov vs Stefan Struve
Nelson’s next fight: Roy Nelson vs Javy Ayala
Nelson vs Volkov Official video:
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