Alexander Volkov 2023: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Alexander Volkov is one of the notable fighters in the UFC heavyweight division. As of 2023, 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.
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.
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 Alexander Romanov at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili, where he finished his opponent in the first round. Now, he'll face Tai Tuivas at UFC 293 in the co-main event.
He holds a record of 10-4 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 36-10-0 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 2023
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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|Trains At||Global Fight Gym|
|Weight/Division||250 lbs/ heavyweight|
|Active Win Streak||0|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Marital Status||Married (Vita Volkov)|
|Kids||A baby boy (name unknown)|