Volkov, Alexander Yevgenievich, is a professional mixed martial artist from Russia. He is presently a member of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight division.
Volkov has been a professional MMA combatant since 2009, having previously competed for M-1 Global and Bellator MMA.
In both organizations, he was a previous heavyweight champion. He is currently ranked #6 in the UFC heavyweight rankings as of February 14, 2022.
Volkov is mostly a striker who plays on the ground. To deliver accurate strikes from a distance, he uses his tremendous height, long reach, and strong kicks.
He’s noted for his calm and skilled pugilism, as well as his brutal body kicks, which he used to knock out Walt Harris at UFC 254.
Volkov inked a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in September of 2016. On November 19, 2016, he made his UFC debut against Timothy Johnson at UFC Fight Night 99.
Volkov was victorious in a contentious split decision. Johnson won the match with 12 out of 12 media scores.
On April 15, 2017, at UFC on Fox 24, Volkov fought Roy Nelson. By majority verdict, he won the fight.
On September 2, 2017, at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Struve, Volkov fought Stefan Struve. In the third round, he scored a TKO victory. Volkov received his first Fight of the Night bonus award as a result of his victory.
How old is Alexander Volkov?
Alexander Volkov is 33 years old. He was born on October 24, 1988