Next fight of Aleksey Oleynik is not determined yet.
Alexey Oleynik, the fighter of Archangel Michael club signed a new contract with UFC for eight fights. Alexey noted that the contract was signed on more attractive terms, and spoke about his desire to meet with top five fighters including the former heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and the second number in the UFC rating Derrick Lewis.
Russian UFC heavyweight veteran Alexey Oleynik is planning to hold his next fight against former champion Stipe Miocic: “Everyone knows that the current heavyweight division champion Daniel Cormier took the duel with Derrick Lewis on a short notice. What options are there now for Miocic, who is upset that he wasn’t given an immediate rematch with Cormier? One of the fighters who want to test their strength in battle with Stipe is Alexey Oleynik,” said famous journalist Ariel Helwani.
UFC paid the fighters who competed at the Fight Night tournament in Moscow $1.9 million of all purses and bonuses. In the main event Alexey Oleynik strangled the New Zealander Mark Hunt with a stifling technique. In other fights Jan Blachovich strangled Nikita Krylov and Shamil Abdurakhimov beat Andrei Arlovski by unanimous decision.
In the main event of the UFC Fight Night 136 tournament in Moscow, the experienced Russian heavyweight Alexey Oleynik forced the New Zealander Mark Hunt to capitulate in the first round.
Russian heavyweight Alexey Oleynik commented on the upcoming fight at the UFC tournament in Moscow with the New Zealand Mark Hunt. "This is not the biggest fight in my life, rather one of out. I will not hide, I have a very cool guy as a opponent”, said Oleynik.