Alexander Wolcott: MATTHEW CHILDS / Reuters
The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Alexander Volkov lost to the American Curtis Blades on tournament of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) in Las Vegas. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The fight led the event and lasted all five rounds. The wolves were defeated by the judges ‘ decision. The Russian heavyweight has not played since Nov 2019.
Blades won the 14th career victory. On account of his successful fights against the Russians. In 2017, he defeated Alexey Oleinik, and in September 2019 knocked Shamil Abdulrahimov.
Wolves suffered their second defeat in the UFC. Until then, the only setback of the domestic fighter was the fight against American derrick Lewis in October 2018.
Blades was the favorite of the battle, lying in third place in the ranking of the heavyweights of the organization. Wolves before the fight ranked eighth in the division.
Video, photo All from Russia.