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Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Gane vs Volkov?
Ciryl Gane will square off against Alexander Volkov, as the main event of UFC Vegas 30, on Saturday 26th June 2021 in the United States.
The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Gane vs Volkov stats
Ciryl Gane steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Alexander Volkov will make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Volkov has a large advantage in power over Gane, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Gane's 38%.
Ciryl Gane is the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Volkov has a height advantage of 3 inches over Gane. Despite this, he has 2-inch reach advantage.
Gane is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 33 less fights, and made his debut in 2018, 9 year and 3 months later than Volkov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 68 less professional rounds, 18 to Volkov's 86.
Gane vs Volkov form
Volkov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Alistair Overeem at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Walt Harris at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Greg Hardy at UFC on ESPN+ 21 on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at CSKA Arena, Moscow, Russia.
He Derrick Lewis at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Gane's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Volkov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.