2016 MMA fight – Alexander Volkov vs Denis Smoldarev – full fight Video M-1 Challenge 64

2 Star RatingReview by AllTheBestFights.com: 2016-02-19, pretty good finish between Alexander Volkov and Denis Smoldarev but it is not enough to get three stars: it gets two.

The former Bellator Hw champion Alexander Volkov entered this fight with a pro record of 24-6-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.30 heavyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive defeats: against Tony Johnson (=Volkov vs Johnson) and Cheick Kongo (=Kongo vs Volkov).
His opponent, Denis Smoldarev, has an official mma record of 11-10 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.42 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss in 2014 when he faced Marcin Tybura (=Tybura vs Smoldarev), after this bout he has won over Maro Perak (=Smoldarev vs Perak) and Chaban Ka. Volkov vs Smoldarev is valid for the vacant M-1 Challenge heavyweight title; undercard of Alexander Shlemenko vs Vyacheslav Vasilevsky – M-1 Challenge 64. Watch the video and rate this fight!

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Event: M-1 Challenge 64: Shlemenko vs Vasilevsky

Date: 2016-02-19

Where: Olympic Sports Complex, Moscow, Russia

Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)

Title: vacant M-1 Challenge heavyweight title

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Alexander Volkov def. Denis Smoldarev (Submission, round 3)

 

Volkov’s previous fight: Cheick Kongo vs Alexander Volkov

Volkov’s next fight: Alexander Volkov vs Attila Vegh

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Official video:

(Alternative free embeddable video hosted on Spruto.tv)

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