Alexander Volkov is all set to commence his run to the best of the division.
On the key card of UFC 254, Volkov is returning just after remaining dominated by Curtis Blaydes in June to drop by choice. The reduction was a difficult just one for the Russian as if he had gained, he would’ve been right there for a title shot or a No. 1 contender bout. On the other hand, that was not the circumstance as he will now return to take on Walt Harris.
The struggle is a very intriguing a single concerning two strikers and Volkov believes this is the scrap that will start his operate to a title shot.
“After the struggle, I was fresh. The next day immediately after the fight, I ran about six miles genuinely easily,” Volkov stated at media day. “I had no harm, no accidents, very little. For confident, I’m going for the belt, but for now, to be sincere for myself, I need to have to consider some wins to prove to most people that I’m prepared for this.”
Alexander Volkov is aware of the Curtis Blaydes decline pushed him down the heavyweight rankings a little little bit but is self-assured a acquire more than Walt Harris will set him correct back again to the place he was.
The Russian is at this time ranked seventh at heavyweight and is just 1-2 in his very last a few with losses to Blaydes and Derrick Lewis and his lone get over Greg Hardy. In his UFC job, he does have notable wins around Fabricio Werdum, Roy Nelson, and Tim Johnson.