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#5 Heavyweight Division

"Drago"

Alexander Volkov

Heavyweight Division

37-10-0 (W-L-D)

24

Victorias por nocaut

3

Gana por Sumisión

17

Primeros acabados redondos

Alexander Volkov

Récord del Atleta

Info

Learn more about Alexander Volkov's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Ciudad natal
Moscow, Russia
Trenes en
Global Fight Gym
Estilo de lucha
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Años
35
Alto
79.00
Peso
262.90
Debut del octágono
Nov. 19, 2016
Alcance
80.00
Alcance de la pierna
47.50
  • Pro since 2009
     
  • 24 wins by KO, four by submission (2 RNC, triangle, ezekiel choke)
     
  • 17 first round finishes
     
  • Has won four of his last five and three in a row
     
  • Owns wins over Vinicius Queiroz, Brett Rogers and Ricco Rodriguez

UFC 293 (9/9/23) Volkov submitted Tai Tuivasa via Ezekiel choke at 4:37 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (3/11/23) Volkov stopped Alexandr Romanov via strikes at 2:16 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (6/4/22) Volkov stopped Jairzinho Rozenstruik via strikes at 2:12 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (3/19/22) Volkov was submitted by Tom Aspinall via armbar at 3:45 of the first round

UFC 267 (10/30/21) Volkov won a three round unanimous decision over Marcin Tybura

UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Volkov lost a five-round unanimous decision to Ciryl Gane

UFC Fight Night (2/6/21) Volkov stopped Alistair Overeem via strikes at 2:06 of the second round

UFC 254 (10/24/20) Volkov stopped Walt Harris via strikes at 1:15 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (6/20/20) Volkov lost a five round unanimous decision to Curtis Blaydes

UFC Fight Night (11/9/19) Volkov won a three round unanimous decision over Greg Hardy

UFC 229 (10/6/18) Volkov was knocked out by Derrick Lewis at 4:49 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (3/17/18) Volkov knocked out Fabricio Werdum at 1:38 of the fourth round

UFC Fight Night (9/2/17) Volkov stopped Stefan Struve via strikes at 3:30 of the third round

UFC on FOX (4/15/17) Volkov won a three round unanimous decision over Roy Nelson

UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) Volkov won a three round split decision over Tim Johnson

When and why did you start training for fighting? I have been doing sports since childhood. I earned my first karate belt when I was nine years old. And it was obvious to me that I needed to continue.

What ranks and titles have you held? M-1 Global Heavyweight Champion 2016. Winner of two Grand Prix Bellator Fighting Championships (Heavyweight) 2012, 2014. M-1 Eastern European tournament Runner-Up 2010

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is a very important stage in my career and is a great experience.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Graduated from The Bauman Moscow State Technical University in 2011. Diploma of Engineer.

What was your job before you started fighting? I became a professional fighter when I was a full-time student.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Ashihara Karate Champion of Moscow. Three-time Pankration Champion of Moscow

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Tsu Shin Gen - black belt, Kyokushin Karate - brown belt, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – brown belt

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle choke

Favorite Striking technique: High kick