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Alex Volkanovski Doesn’t Get His Wish Ahead UFC 260 Brian Ortega Fight

There’s some bad news for Alex Volkanovski ahead of his UFC 260 title defense against Brian Ortega: He is the betting favorite. Alex Volkanovski may be the undisputed UFC featherweight champion, but he still feeds off being the underdog. When he faced Jose Aldo at UFC 237, he was an...

UFC Featherweight Champion Alex Volkanovski Talks Potential Bouts With Zabit & ‘Korean Zombie’

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski believes fight fans will be clamoring to see him fight either Zabit Magomedsharipov or Chan Sung Jung. Volkanovski's next title challenger isn't clear. UFC president Dana White has mulled over possibly booking a third matchup between Volkanovski and Max Holloway. "The Great" doesn't like that...

Ali Abdelaziz Doing All He Can To Make Alex Volkanovski vs. Henry Cejudo Happen

Well-known MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz says he'll do his best to make Alex Volkanovski vs. Henry Cejudo a reality. Abdelaziz manages Cejudo and while "Triple C" claims to be retired, he's been calling for a UFC featherweight title bout against Volkanovski. Whenever asked about the possibility, UFC president Dana White...

Alex Volkanovski Thinks Henry Cejudo Bout Would Be ‘Waste Of Time’

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski doesn't see the value in taking a bout with Henry Cejudo. It's no secret that Cejudo has been trying to goad Volkanovski into a bout despite claiming he is retired from MMA competition. "Triple C" has said he could be lured out of retirement if...

Alex Volkanovski Doesn’t Understand Push For Third Max Holloway Bout

Alex Volkanovski is lost on why there is a constant push for him to fight Max Holloway a third time. Volkanovski is 2-0 over Holloway. "The Great" defeated "Blessed" via unanimous decision to capture the UFC featherweight gold back in Dec. 2019. Most agree that it was the right decision....

Dana White Still Not Ruling Out Alex Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3, Hasn’t Made A Decision

UFC president Dana White doesn't believe booking Alex Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3 is out of the realm of possibility. Volkanovski is 2-0 against Holloway but the rematch didn't end without controversy. On July 11 at UFC 251, Volkanovski defeated Holloway a second time via split decision but most media...

Alex Volkanovski Doesn’t Think Third Bout With Max Holloway Makes Sense Right Now

UFC featherweight champion Alex Volkanovski feels a trilogy bout with Max Holloway at this point would be "silly." Volkanovski and Holloway fought a second time on July 11 at UFC 251. The 145-pound title bout served as the co-main event of UFC 251. Volkanovski won the fight via split decision....

Dana White: ‘It’s Probably Not Tough’ To Book Alex Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 3

UFC president Dana White doesn't seem to be opposed to booking a third bout between Alex Volkanovski and Max Holloway. On July 11, Volkanovski put his featherweight gold on the line against Holloway. This was the second bout between "The Great" and "Blessed." In their first bout back in Dec....

Calvin Kattar To Alex Volkanovski: ‘You’re Not Going To Find One More Ready Than Myself’

Calvin Kattar believes his next UFC fight should be for the featherweight title. In the main event of UFC Fight Island 1, Kattar beat Dan Ige by decision, in a fight many pundits, including two judges saw him winning four rounds. "The Boston Finisher" looked impressive and proved he could...

Brian Ortega Slams Korean Zombie For Calling Out Alex Volkanovski

Brian Ortega wants to fight Korean Zombie and he is not happy that Chan Sung Jung has called out the champion, Alex Volkanovski. After Volkanovski edged out a split decision win over Max Holloway at UFC 251, Zombie called out the champ saying it is shameful that he holds the...

John McCarthy Thinks Max Holloway Beat Alex Volkanovski At UFC 251

Former referee and Bellator color commentator "Big" John McCarthy doesn't agree with the judges who scored Alex Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway II. Much has been made over the co-main event of UFC 251. Volkanovski put the UFC featherweight championship on the line against Holloway in a rematch. "The Great" defeated...

‘Korean Zombie’ Thinks Alex Volkanovski’s Reign As UFC Featherweight Champion Is ‘Shameful’

Chan Sung Jung isn't impressed by Alex Volkanovski's performance at UFC 251. Volkanovski put his UFC featherweight title on the line against Max Holloway in a rematch at UFC 251. The action took place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. After five rounds of action, Volkanovski was awarded the victory...

UFC 251: Dana White Doesn’t Agree With Volkanovski-Holloway 2 Decision

UFC president Dana White doesn't side with two of the judges who scored Alex Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway II. On July 11, featherweight champion Volkanovski and Holloway collided a second time in the co-main event of UFC 251. In their first encounter back in Dec. 2019, Volkanovski captured the 145-pound...

7 Takeaways From UFC 251

UFC 251 was supposed to be in Las Vegas, Nevada for International Fight Week. Instead, a global pandemic had the UFC go to Abu Dhabi to feature three title fights that crowned a new champion for a division that needed one and had two others retain their titles. There was...

Max Holloway Questions If Alex Volkanovski Truly Feels He’s A UFC Champion

Max Holloway believes Alex Volkanovski is speaking more like a challenger than a champion. Holloway and Volkanovski will mix it up a second time for the UFC featherweight championship. Back in Dec. 2019, Volkanovski defeated Holloway via unanimous decision to capture the 145-pound gold. Volkanovski vs. Holloway II will take...