On the night of March 11, 2023, UFC fans were in for a thrilling showdown between two heavyweight fighters, Alexander Volkov and Alexander Romanov, at The Theater inside the Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The match started with Volkov aggressively pushing Romanov against the fence, dodging a right hand and blocking a single leg takedown attempt. Volkov dominated the fight with his snap kicks and straight punches, leaving Romanov struggling to keep up.
Volkov’s relentless attacks caused serious damage, forcing Romanov to make a desperate attempt at a takedown, but Volkov quickly gained the upper hand, taking Romanov’s back and delivering punishing blows. Romanov had no choice but to take cover while being pinned down by the towering Volkov.
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The referee ultimately called an end to the fight, declaring Volkov the winner with an almost flawless performance. Romanov’s performance fell short against the lanky Russian striker.
For UFC enthusiasts, this was a thrilling match that showcased the talents of two heavyweight fighters, with Volkov proving to be a formidable opponent.