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Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Volkov vs Romanov?
Alexander Volkov is set to square off against Alexander Romanov during the main card of UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Hill, on Saturday 11th March 2023 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
Volkov vs Romanov stats
Alexander Volkov steps into the octagon with a record of 35 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Alexander Romanov will make his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggest Volkov has a large advantage in power over Romanov, boasting at 66% knock out percentage over Romanov's 38%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Romanov will have a massive advantage over Volkov, boosting at 56% submission rate over Volkov's 9%.
Alexander Volkov is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Volkov has a height advantage of 5 inches over Romanov. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Volkov is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 28 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Romanov, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 69 more professional rounds, 96 to Romanov's 27.
Volkov vs Romanov form
Volkov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tom Aspinall at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Marcin Tybura at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, he had lost to Ciryl Gane at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Alistair Overeem at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Volkov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Romanov's last 4 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Volkov vs Romanov?
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Volkov vs Romanov US streams
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Volkov vs Romanov UK streams
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