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Ultimate fighting championship (UFC) plans to fight with Russian heavyweight Alexey Oleynik and former champion of the organization of the Brazilian Fabricio Werdum. It is reported by MMA Fighting.
The confrontation should take place in the framework of the UFC 250, which will be held may 9 in Brazil. Officially the event is not confirmed. It is expected that it will meet the American Henry Cejudo and Brazilian Jose Aldo.
January 19, Werdum turned to social networks to Oleinik and caused the Russians to fight. It was a reaction to the victory of the Russian heavyweight over Maurice Greene at the UFC 246, which was for Oleynik the first since the autumn of 2018.
Werdum left in the octagon since March of 2018. Then he lost to another Russian heavyweight Alexander Volkov.
42-year-old Brazilian — a former UFC champion. On account of his 23 wins and 8 losses. Oleinik is the most experienced representative of the UFC. The Russians took part in 72 matches. Oleynik has recorded 53 wins in his career and suffered 13 defeats. One fight with its participation ended in a draw.
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