Next fight of Aleksey Oleynik is not determined yet.
The Russian heavyweight Alexey Oleynik learned the name of his next opponent. It will be Maurice Greene. The bout will take place on January 18 in one of the tournaments of Fight Night series. Oleynik announced his fight a few weeks ago, but he did not tell the name of his opponent.
In the main event of UFC 244 Jorge Masvidal defeated Nate Diaz by TKO. This victory brought Jorge the BMF belt. After this fight heavyweight Alexey Oleynik of Russia wrote a post on social networks, congratulating Masvidal with this important victory.
Alexey Oleynik went to the hospital after a loss to Walt Harris. The journalist Ariel Helwani reported this in his Twitter account. According to Helwani, this information was given by Abraham Kawa the manager of Oleynik. Kawa also said that Alex has torn his cruciate ligaments.
Walt Harris continues to win early. At the tournament of UFC On ESPN, Walt got his 13th victory, which was the 13th by KO. It took Harris only 12 seconds to KO experienced Aleksey Oleynik of Russia. This was the fastest knockout in the UFC heavyweight history. It is worth noting that Oleynik suffered a second defeat in a row. Prior to that, he lost to Alistair Overeem.
At UFC On ESPN 4 in San Antonio in the main event of the evening Leon Edwards extended his winning streak by scoring a unanimous decision victory over Rafael dos Anjos. In the co-main event, Walt Harris designed the fastest knockout in the UFC heavyweight history, beating Alexey Oleynik.