Alexander Volkov

Alexander Volkov 2021: 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 #5 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.

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)

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. He holds a record of 7-2 in his UFC career and is expected to face Ciryl Gane on June 26, 2021, at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Volkov.

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: Achievements

The 'Drago' holds a stellar record of 33-8-0 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 2021


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Volkov has estimated UFC career earnings of $1,270,500, according to The Sports Daily. He received a whopping amount of $194,000 for his fight against 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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Reach 80"
Weight/Division 250 lbs/ heavyweight
MMA Record33-8-0
Active Win Streak2
Net WorthNA
Marital StatusMarried
Wife's NameVita Volkova