Jun 20 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
13-2-0
UD 5
UD 5
31-7-0

The tape

33
Age
35
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 7" / 201 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
81.1" / 206 cm

Tape record

KOKOUDKOKO
Form
UDKOKOKOUD
13
Wins
31
10
By KO
20
77
KO%
65
0
By SUB
3
0
SUB%
10
2
Loses
7
2
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2009
16
Bouts
38
34
Rounds
77
2 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 17 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Curtis Blaydes vs Alexander Volkov report

Who won Blaydes vs Volkov?

Curtis Blaydes beat Alexander Volkov by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Vegas 3, on Saturday 20th June 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Curtis Blaydes.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Blaydes vs Volkov stats

Curtis Blaydes stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Alexander Volkov made his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

Curtis Blaydes' UFC record stood at 13-4-0, while Alexander Volkov's came in at 11-4-0.

The stats suggested Blaydes had an advantage in power over Volkov, with a 77% knock out percentage over Volkov's 65%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Volkov had a slight advantage over Blaydes, with a 10% submission rate over Blaydes' 0%.

Curtis Blaydes was the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Volkov had a height advantage of 3 inches over Blaydes. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Blaydes was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 years and 1 month later than Volkov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 49 less professional rounds, 50 to Volkov's 99.

Blaydes vs Volkov form

Blaydes had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Junior dos Santos at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at PNC Arena, Raleigh, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Justin Willis at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Francis NGannou at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China.

He was victorious against Mark Hunt at UFC 221 on 10th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Perth Arena, Perth, Australia.

Activity check

Blaydes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Volkov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Blaydes vs Volkov?

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