Alexander Volkov

Alexander Volkov 2022: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Alexander Volkov is one of the notable fighters in the UFC heavyweight division. As of 2021, he sits at #7 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.

Alexander Volkov: UFC career

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 victory against his opponent. He then got three back-to-back wins.


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In his UFC career, he has defeated fighters like Roy Nelson, Fabricio Werdum, Stefan Struve, and Greg Hardy, to name a few. His win over the former heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum, also earned him the Performance of the Night Award.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 17: (L-R) Alexander Volkov of Russia punches Fabricio Werdum of Brazil in their heavyweight bout inside The O2 Arena on March 17, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

His last bout was against Alistair Overeem on February 6, 2021, at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Volkov, where he won the fight via technical knockout. This spectacular TKO victory earned him his second 'Performance of the Night' bonus.

His next fight was against Ciryl Gane on June 26, 2021, where he lost via a unanimous decision. After the Gane fight, 'Drago' fought Marcin Tybura at UFC 267: Teixeira vs. Blachowicz. He won the bout via a unanimous decision.

His latest fight was against Tom Aspinall at the main event of UFC London, where he was submitted by the English fighter via a straight armbar in the first round. Now, he'll face Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Vegas 56.

He holds a record of 8-4 in his UFC career.

Alexander Volkov: Fighting Style

'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 (22) coming in this fashion.

Alexander Volkov: Record

The 'Drago' holds a stellar record of 34-10-0 in his professional MMA career. Apart from that, the skilled fighter also held championships at M-1 Global and Bellator MMA. In his UFC career, he has won one Fight of the Night and two Performance of the Night awards.

 Alexander Volkov: Net Worth and Salary 2022

Volkov has estimated UFC career earnings of $1,376,500, according to The Sports Daily. He received a whopping amount of $194,000 for his fight against Fabricio Werdum. 'Drago's' highest fight purse came from his bout against Overeem in 2021. He made $225,000 for his efforts.


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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 06: (L-R) Alexander Volkov of Russia punches Alistair Overeem of the Netherlands in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 06, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

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Trains AtGlobal Fight Gym
Leg Reach47.50"
Weight/Division250 lbs/ heavyweight
MMA Record34-10-0
Active Win Streak0
Net Worth$1 Million
Marital StatusMarried (Vita Volkov)
KidsA baby boy (name unknown)