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The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Alexander Volkov will perform in the main duel of tournament of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC), which will be held November 9 in Moscow. About it reports “R-Sport” with reference to the press release of the organization.
Rival 30-year-old Russian heavyweight will be the Brazilian Junior DOS Santos. Himself fight night will be held at the capital arena in the “Park of Legends”. The tickets will be available from 13 September.
Wolves were supposed to lead the UFC in Saint-Petersburg on April 20. However, the fighter withdrew from the match. He was replaced by compatriot Alexey Oleinik. In the main fight of the evening, he lost Dutchman Alistar Overim.
The last time the wolves came out in the octagon in October 2018 at UFC 229, in main fight which met Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. The Russian lost to American Derrick Lewis and lost the opportunity to fight for a title of the champion of UFC in heavy weight. Later for Lewis, he lost to Daniel Cormier in a title fight.
Wolves have won 30 wins in MMA and suffered seven defeats.
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