UFC London Results: Alexander Volkov KO’s Fabricio Werdum (VIDEO)

Fabricio Werdum

UFC London Results: Alexander Volkov KO’s Fabricio Werdum

A key heavyweight tilt between former champion Fabricio Werdum and surging contender Alexander Volkov headlined today’s UFC Fight Night 127 event in London, England.

Round one begins and Werdum starts things off with his patented flying side kick but Volkov is able to avoid it. Werdum shoots in immediately after and gets Volkov down at the base of the cage. Werdum is working the head and body from guard and intermittently using the can-opener. Werdum postures up and lands some more, he can’t pass and opts to go back into guard. Werdum with hammer fists now. Volkov is able to score a sweep and gets back up to his feet. He immediately charges forward with punches. Werdum avoids any significant strikes and then throws a flying knee. He trips but Volkov lets him back up. Fabricio scores another takedown and round one comes to an end.

Round two begins and Werdum immediately shoots in for a takedown. Volkov is able to shrug him off. Werdum with a body kick, but Volkov catches it and throws him to the ground. Werdum stands back up and then shoots in for a single leg. He gets it and moves to half guard. Werdum is searching for a kimura submission but times runs out and the horn sounds to end round two.

Round three begins and Werdum throws another jumping side kick. Volkov avoids the strike. Werdum with a right hand followed by a low kick. Volkov steps in a connects with a punch. Werdum goes to the ground and Alexander follows him there. Werdum scores a sweep and winds up in top position. Volkov is able to escape and get back to his feet. Werdum immediately shoots in for a single leg takedown. It is not there but he transitions to the back of Volkov and then drops down for an armbar. Volkov pulls his arm out of the hold and walks away. Werdum is looking tired now and Volkov sees it. He presses forward with some big shots. Werdum’s eye is a mess. He is not looking good. The horn sounds to end round three.

Round four begins and Werdum immediately rolls for a leg. Volkov is not having that and we are back to standing. Volkov drops Werdum with a punch and this one is all over! WOW!