“Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself” – Alexander Volkanovski Comes Into Jack Hermansson’s Defense as Chris Curtis Throws a Tantrum at UFC London

Published 07/24/2022, 2:10 AM EDT

After his previous loss against Sean Strickland earlier this year, UFC middleweight Jack Hermansson returned to action in his quest to get back into the green column today. And interestingly, he succeeded in doing so at UFC Fight Night in London.

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Official result: Jack Hermansson defeats Chris Curtis via a unanimous decision.

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However, many fans weren’t satisfied with the Swedish-born Norwegian middleweight fighter’s performance, as he played a bit safe during the rounds. This frustrated his opponent ‘Action-Man’ during the fight and even some fans.

Despite Hermansson’s victory, some fans took to Twitter to express their frustration about his performance.

While many were throwing hate at the middleweight fighter, UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski came in his support.

“Couldn’t have said it better myself!!” Volkanovski wrote while replying to a tweet made by Bloody Elbow.

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Jack Hermansson vs. Chris Curtis: Brief overview

‘The Joker’ took on American fighter Chris Curtis and ended his undefeated streak in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night in London. This was UFC’s second Fight Night event this year inside the O2 Arena in London, England. A heavyweight bout between Tom Aspinall and Curtis Blaydes headlined the event.

While Hermansson came into this bout with one loss, his opponent Action-Man came on the back of four fight win streak. Both the fighters displayed amazing striking from the beginning of the fight.

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Although the Swedish-born Norwegian middleweight played most of the fight on the back foot, he landed some vicious strikes on his opponent. But Curtis retaliated to each of Hermansson’s strikes with the same intensity.

The Joker even had Curtis backed against the cage once in the second round after landing a monstrous punch. However, Action-Man recovered before the end of the round.

Both the fighters went to a distance. However, The Joker had done enough to get a nod from the judges on the scorecard. Despite securing a unanimous decision victory, Hermansson apologized to the fans about the fight.

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What are your thoughts on the outcome of the bout? What is your reaction to Hermansson’s performance? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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