The Octagon remains in Nevada for today’s UFC Vegas 30 event, a 13-bout fight card headlined by heavyweights Ciryl Gane and Alexander Volkov.
Gane (8-0 MMA) will be looking to keep his perfect record intact when he takes to the Octagon this afternoon. The Frenchman is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik in his most recent effort, which was preceded by a TKO victory over former UFC champion Junior dos Santos.
Meanwhile, Alexander Volkov (33-8 MMA) will enter tonight’s UFC Vegas 30 headliner on a two-fight winning streak, this after scoring recent TKO victories over Walt Harris and Alistair Overeem. The former Bellator heavyweight champion has gone 7-2 since joining the UFC ranks in November of 2016.
UFC Vegas 30 is co-headlined by another heavyweight contest featuring Ovince Saint Preux taking on Tanner Boser.
OSP (25-15 MMA) will be returning to heavyweight for the first time since suffering a split-decision loss to Ben Rothwell in May of 2020 this evening. The former interim light heavyweight title challenger has gone 1-2 over his past three bouts, with his lone win in that time coming over Michel Oleksiejczuk by way of submission.
As for Tanner Boser (19-8-1 MMA), the Canadian standout is coming off a split decision loss to Ilir Latifi in his most recent effort just three weeks ago. The loss setback marked Boser’s second in a row and third in his past five fights.
Get all of today’s live results and highlights below:
UFC Vegas 30 Main Card (ESPN+ 4 pm EST)
Ciryl Gane vs Alexander Volkov – Gane def. Volkov by unanimous decision (50-45 x2, 49-46)
Tanner Boser vs Ovince Saint Preux – Boser def. Saint Preux via KO in Round 2
Raoni Barcelos vs Timur Valiev – Valiev def. Barcelos by majority decision (28-28, 29-28 x2)
Andre Fili vs Daniel Pineda – Ends in a no-contest due to an accidental eye poke
Tim Means vs Nicolas Dalby – Means def. Dalby by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Renato Moicano vs Jai Herbert – Moicano def. Herbert via submission (rear-naked choke), at 4:34 of Round 2
How about @MoicanoUFC at lightweight?!
— UFC (@ufc) June 26, 2021
UFC Vegas 30 Preliminary Card (ESPN+ 1 pm EST)
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Danilo Marques – Nzechukwu def. Marques via TKO (punches) at 0:20 of Round 3
Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Michel Prazeres – Rakhmonov def. Prazeres via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:10 of Round 2
Shavkat Rakhmonov looking to close it out in the 2nd!
— UFC (@ufc) June 26, 2021
Warlley Alves vs Jeremiah Wells – Wells def. Alves via KO (punches) at 0:30 of Round 2
Marcin Prachnio vs Ike Villanueva – Prachnio def. Villanueva via KO (body kick) at 0:56 of Round 1
Julia Avila vs Julija Stoliarenko – Avila def. Stoliarenko via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:19 of Round 3
Charles Rosa vs Justin Jaynes – Rosa def. Jaynes by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Yancy Medeiros vs Damir Hadzovic – Hadzovic def. Medeiros by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
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