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Alexander Volkov shocked that he didn’t receive a bonus after defeating Tai Tuivasa with an Ezekiel choke at UFC 293: “It was my very first submission”

Harry Kettle - September 12, 2023

Alexander Volkov has expressed his surprise at not being awarded a bonus for his submission win over Tai Tuivasa. Last weekend at UFC 293, Alexander Volkov and Tai Tuivasa went to war. They put it all on the line in the heavyweight division and in the end, Volkov got the win via Ezekiel choke in the second round. It was his first submission win in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and it took his current win streak up to three.

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Tai Tuivasa

Pros react after Alexander Volkov stops Tai Tuivasa at UFC 293

Chris Taylor - September 9, 2023

Tonight’s UFC 293 event was co-headlined by a heavyweight bout between Tai Tuivasa and Alexander Volkov. Tuivasa (14-6 MMA) was looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he took to the Octagon in front of a hometown crowd this evening in Sydney. The Aussie had suffered back-to-back knockout losses to Ciryl Gane and Sergei Pavlovich in his most previous efforts. Prior to those setbacks, ‘Bam Bam’ had put together a five-fight win streak, which included knockout victories over Stefan Struve, Greg Hardy, Augusto Sakai and Derrick Lewis.

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Tai Tuivasa

UFC 293 Results: Alexander Volkov submits Tai Tuivasa (Video)

Chris Taylor - September 9, 2023

We have you covered for all of tonight’s UFC 293 results, including the co-main event between Tai Tuivasa and Alexander Volkov. Tuivasa (14-5 MMA) will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he takes to the Octagon in front of a hometown crowd this evening. The Aussie is coming off back-to-back knockout losses to Ciryl Gane and Sergei Pavlovich in his most recent efforts. Prior to those setbacks, ‘Bam Bam’ had put together a five-fight win streak, which included knockout victories over Stefan Struve, Greg Hardy, Augusto Sakai and Derrick Lewis.

Tai Tuivasa
Tai Tuivasa

Tai Tuivasa claims Alexander Volkov's chin "is not as strong as it needs to be" ahead of UFC 293

Cole Shelton - September 7, 2023

Tai Tuivasa doesn’t think Alexander Volkov’s chin will be able to take his punches at UFC 293. Tuivasa and Volkov are set to throw down in the co-headliner of Saturday’s UFC 293 event in Sydney, Australia. It’s a hometown fight for Tuivasa and he’s looking for redemption as he’s on a two-fight losing streak and will be making the walk to the Octagon for the first time in 2023.

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Alexander Volkov

UFC Las Vegas Results: Alexander Volkov stops Alexandr Romanov in Round 1 (Video)

Chris Taylor - March 11, 2023

Tonight’s UFC Las Vegas is co-headlined by a heavyweight matchup featuring Alexander Volkov taking on Alexander Romanov. Volkov (36-10 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since scoring a TKO victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik in June of last year. The former Bellator champion has gone 3-2 over his past five fights overall.

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik

What's next for Alexander Volkov and Jairzinho Rozenstruik after UFC Vegas 56?

Cole Shelton - June 6, 2022

In the main event of UFC Vegas 56, a heavyweight bout headlined the card as Alexander Volkov took on Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Volkov was looking to rebound from a submission loss to Tom Aspinall in the main event of UFC London back in March. The former Bellator champ had been inconsistent as of late, going just 4-4 in his last eight and was looking to remain a contender in the heavyweight division. Rozenstruik, meanwhile, was coming off a decision loss to Curtis Blaydes his last time out.

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Alexander Volkov responds to critics of stoppage win over Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Vegas 56: "He was almost on the mat"

Fernando Quiles - June 5, 2022

Alexander Volkov doesn’t believe anyone criticizing the stoppage of his UFC Vegas 56 victory has a valid point. Volkov shared the Octagon with Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the main event of UFC Vegas 56. The action was held inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Pros react after Alexander Volkov stops Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Vegas 56

Chris Taylor - June 4, 2022

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 56 event was headlined by a heavyweight contest between Alexander Volkov and Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Volkov (35-10 MMA) had entered the contest looking to rebound, this after suffering a first round submission loss to Tom Aspinall in his previous effort. Prior to that setback, the former Bellator champion had earned a decision win over Marcin Tybura at UFC 267.

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik

UFC Vegas 56: 'Volkov vs. Rozenstruik' Live Results and Highlights

Chris Taylor - June 4, 2022

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 56 event, a fourteen-bout fight card headlined by Alexander Volkov vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Volkov (34-10 MMA) will enter the contest looking to rebound, this after suffering a first round submission loss to Tom Aspinall in his most recent effort. Prior to that setback, the former Bellator champion was coming off a decision win over Marcin Tybura at UFC 267.

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik expects to "put away" Alexander Volkov and face either Tom Aspinall or Tai Tuivasa next

Cole Shelton - May 31, 2022

Jairzinho Rozenstruik is glad to finally make the walk to the Octagon. Rozenstruik was supposed to face Marcin Tybura at UFC Columbus but the fight was ultimately moved to UFC 273 on April 9. However, after weighing in, Tybura fell ill and the fight was canceled again. After that, the promotion quickly booked him to face Alexander Volkov in a main event slot which Rozenstruik is happy about.

Jairzinho-Rozenstruik
Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Alexander Volkov vs. Jarinzho Rozenstruik booked for June 4th UFC Fight Night main event

Josh Evanoff - April 15, 2022

A heavyweight collision for this summer between Alexander Volkov and Jairzinho Rozenstruik has been set. The two title hopefuls will headline UFC Fight Night 207 on June 4th. The news was first broken by ESPN MMA‘s Brett Okamoto. The June 4th event currently has a lot of other matchups already set for the card. Some of the more notable bouts set for the card feature a bantamweight showdown between Dan Ige and Movsar Evloev, and a women’s flyweight fight between Erin Blanchfield and J.J. Aldrich.

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Tom Aspinall

What's next for Tom Aspinall and Alexander Volkov after UFC London?

Cole Shelton - March 21, 2022

In the main event of UFC London on Saturday, a pivotal heavyweight bout went down as Tom Aspinall took on Alexander Volkov. Aspinall entered the fight being just 4-0 in the UFC and a relative unknown to many. He was coming off a TKO win over Serghei Spivac and also held a submission win over Andrei Arlovski. Volkov, meanwhile, beat Marcin Tybura his last time out, a win which was preceded by a decision loss to Ciryl Gane. This was also his sixth UFC main event.

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UFC London: 'Volkov vs. Aspinall' Live Results and Highlights

Chris Taylor - March 18, 2022

The Octagon returns to England for today’s UFC London event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by Alexander Volkov vs. Tom Aspinall. Volkov (34-9 MMA), a former Bellator heavyweight champion, was last seen in action at UFC 267 where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Marcin Tybura. That win was preceded by decision loss to Ciryl Gane.

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UFC London | Pro fighters make their picks for Alexander Volkov vs. Tom Aspinall

Cole Shelton - March 17, 2022

In the main event of UFC London, top-10 heavyweights collide as Alexander Volkov takes on Tom Aspinall. Heading into the fight, Aspinall is the -125 favorite while the Russian is a +105 underdog. Ahead of the fight, BJPENN.com reached out to pro fighters to get their prediction for the scrap. The pros are split on this one, but the slight majority believes Aspinall gets the job done in front of his hometown fans.

Marcin Tybura
Marcin Tybura

Marcin Tybura to serve as the backup fighter for UFC London main event between Volkov and Aspinall

Cole Shelton - March 16, 2022

Marcin Tybura is on standby as he will serve as the backup fighter for the UFC London main event between Alexander Volkov and Tom Aspinall. After Russia invaded Ukraine, UFC president, Dana White said the UFC London main event was up in the air as he wasn’t sure if Volkov could enter the country. Although Volkov is now in the country, the next hurdle is having him actually fight. Some Russian athletes have been banned from other major sports competitions by other countries.

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Up next! UFC London: ‘Volkov vs. Aspinall’ Fight Card and Start Times

Harry Kettle - March 14, 2022

The UFC returns to London for the first time in three years this weekend as heavyweights Tom Aspinall and Alexander Volkov go to war. Event: UFC Fight Night 204: Volkov vs Aspinall Date: Saturday, 19th March 2022 Location: O2 Arena, London, England Broadcast: ESPN+ – 12pm/3pm EST

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Tom Aspinall

Tom Aspinall booked to headline UFC London against Alexander Volkov

Cole Shelton - January 20, 2022

Tom Aspinall will be headlining UFC London but it won’t be against his original opponent. According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Aspinall was originally supposed to fight Shamil Abdurakhimov. However, Shamil was pulled from the fight and the Brit will now face Alexander Volkov instead.

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Alexander Volkov reacts following decision win over Marcin Tybura at UFC 267

Adam Martin - October 31, 2021

UFC heavyweight contender Alexander Volkov reacted following his unanimous decision win over Marcin Tybura on the main card of UFC 267. Volkov entered this fight as the No. 5 ranked heavyweight in the UFC, so he was defending his ranking against the No. 8 ranked Tybura in this fight. Although Volkov did not get the finish in this fight, he still did what he needed to do to get the decision victory. After winning the first round, Tybura battled back in the second to get back into the fight, but then Volkov won the third round to lock up the unanimous decision victory regardless.

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