UFC heavyweight Alexander Volkov of Russia said that the leadership of the promotion had promised him a title fight in the event of a victory over former champion Fabricio Werdum. On March 17 the Russian defeated the Brazilian by knockout at the tournament UFC Fight Night 127 in London.
Russian UFC fighter Alexander Volkov, who will appear on the undercard of the championship fight of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, laughed at his photo on the official poster.
The top Russian UFC heavyweight Alexander Volkov does not stop actively training and expects to return to the Octagon in the fall.
The top Russian UFC heavyweight Alexander Volkov told about his attitude to the difficult situation in the division. "There was a conversation about the title fight. It was said that the fight with Werdum was planned as an eliminator, but since then there have been many events - apparently, negotiations with Lesnar began, a duel Miocic - Cormier took place, at which I was, by the way, an official substitute in case of withdrawal of one of fighters.
The top Russian heavyweight UFC Alexander Volkov in his last interview answered about Stipe Miocic – Daniel Cormier fight. "I did not study the technique of both so I don’t know thoroughly how the fight would work out. Of course, I know how each of these fighters works, but I did not consider neither Miocic nor Cormier from the point of view of my next opponent. I know the strengths of Miocic, but if you talk specifically about the fight with Cormier, it is very difficult to predict.