Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-09-10, nice and tough mma bout: Alexander Volkov vs Tai Tuivasa gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Tuivasa vs Volkov is scheduled to take place Sunday, September 10th, at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney (Australia), in a 3-round heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Israel Adesanya vs Sean Strickland – UFC 293. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Alexander Volkov record
The former Bellator, M-1 Global Hw champ and black belt in tsu-shin-gen Alexander Volkov entered this fight with a pro mma record of 36-10-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Francis Ngannou).
He lost to Tom Aspinall last year (Alexander Volkov vs Tom Aspinall) but then he has beat Jairzinho Rozenstruik (Alexander Volkov vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik) and Alexander Romanov (Alexander Volkov vs Alexander Romanov).
Tai Tuivasa record
His opponent, Tai Tuivasa, has a record of 14-5-0 (93% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.8 in the heavyweight division.
He fought three times last year defeating Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa) but then he has lost to Ciryl Gane (Ciryl Gane vs Tai Tuivasa) and to Sergei Pavlovich (Tai Tuivasa vs Sergei Pavlovich).
Here is the UFC 293 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Israel Adesanya vs Sean Strickland
Alexander Volkov vs Tai Tuivasa
Manel Kape vs Felipe dos Santos
Austen Lane vs Justin Tafa 2
Tyson Pedro vs Anton Turkalj
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Carlos Ulberg vs Da Woon Jung
Jose Mariscal vs Jack Jenkins
Jamie Mullarkey vs John Makdessi
Nasrat Haqparast vs Landon Quinones Stewart
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Charlie Radtke vs Mike Mathetha
Gabriel Miranda vs Shane Young
Kiefer Crosbie vs Kevin Jousset
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 293 countdown Alexander Volkov vs Tai Tuivasa, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Alexander Volkov vs Tai Tuivasa as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanishg
Who won Volkov vs Tuivasa fight?
Alexander Volkov defeated Tai Tuivasa via submission (ezekial choke) at 4:37, round 2.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 293 post-fight octagon interview of Alexander Volkov and Tai Tuivasa.