Alexander Volkov is one of the notable fighters in the UFC heavyweight division. As of 2021, he sits at #6 in the UFC heavyweight rankings. He has been professionally fighting since 2009 and is considered to be one of the most dangerous fighters in his division.
Volkov entered the UFC in the year 2016, where he was up against Timothy Johnson at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2. He started his UFC career with a split decision win against his opponent. He then got three back-to-back wins.
In his UFC career, he has defeated fighters like Roy Nelson, Fabrício Werdum, Stefan Struve, and Greg Hardy to name a few. His win over the former heavyweight champion, Fabrício Werdum, also earned him the Performance of the Night Award.
His last bout was against Walt Harris on October 24, 2020, at UFC 254, where he won the fight via technical knockout. He holds a record of 6-2 in his UFC career and is expected to face Alistair Overeem on February 6, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 184.
‘The Drago’ is one of the most dangerous fighters in the MMA sport. He is one of the most disciplined fighters inside the octagon and is a knockout master with most of his wins (21) coming in this fashion.
In his UFC career, he has won one Fight of the Night and one Performance of the Night award.
Volkov has estimated UFC career earnings of $1,045,500 USD according to The Sports Daily. He received a whopping amount of $165,000 for his fight against Harris. ‘Drago’s’ highest fight purse came from his bout against ‘Vai Cavalo’ in 2018.
|Weight/Division||265 lb/ heavyweight|
|Active Win Streak||1|