Alexander Volkov - Official UFC® Profile
Alexander
Volkov
28-6-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #8 Heavyweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 28-6-0
Summary: Striking, Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

Nickname: Drago
From: Moscow Russia
Fights Out Of: Moscow Russia
Age: 28
Height: 6' 7" ( 200 cm )
Weight: 250 lb ( 113 kg )
Reach 80"
Leg Reach 47"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
266
63% Successful
167
Types of Successful Strikes
0
167
81% Standing
19%
136
31
Striking Defense
53
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
50% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
76
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Alexander Volkov
UFC Fight Night: Struve vs. Volkov
Sep 2, 2017
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Win
Alexander Volkov
Apr 15, 2017
122
32
0
1
0
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Alexander Volkov
Nov 19, 2016
43
45
1
1
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: Get up at 7:30 am. First training session from 10:30 until 13:00. Sparring, brush up on various techniques. Then lunch and resting time. Second training starts at 7 pm and lasts for two hours. It's focused on physical exercises and muscle loading.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I have been doing sports since childhood. I earned my first karate belt when I was nine years old. And it was obvious to me that I needed to continue.

What ranks and titles have you held? M-1 Global Heavyweight Champion 2016. Winner of two Grand Prix Bellator Fighting Championships (Heavyweight) 2012, 2014. M-1 Eastern European tournament Runner-Up 2010

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is a very important stage in my career and is a great experience.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Graduated from The Bauman Moscow State Technical University in 2011. Diploma of Engineer.

What was your job before you started fighting? I became a professional fighter when I was a full-time student.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Ashihara Karate Champion of Moscow. Three-time Pankration Champion of Moscow

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Tsu Shin Gen - black belt, Kyokushin Karate - brown belt, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - purple belt

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle choke

Favorite Striking technique: High kick

 
  • Pro since 2009

 

  • 18 wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC, triangle)

 

  • 15 first round finishes

 

  • Has won 8 of his last 10 and three in a row

 

  • Owns wins over Vinicius Queiroz, Brett Rogers and Ricco Rodriguez

Career

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