Mar 11 2023
Saturday

The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
35-10-0
KO 1
KO 1
16-1-0

The tape

35
Age
33
6' 7" / 201 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
81.1" / 206 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Tape record

KOSUBUDUDKO
Form
MDSUBKOSDSUB
35
Wins
16
23
By KO
6
66
KO%
38
3
By SUB
9
9
SUB%
56
10
Loses
1
2
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2016
45
Bouts
17
96
Rounds
27
6 hours, 42 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 35 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

7
UFC
13
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
15

Alexander Volkov vs Alexander Romanov report

Who won Volkov vs Romanov?

Alexander Volkov beat Alexander Romanov by during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 11th March 2023 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Alexander Volkov.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Volkov vs Romanov stats

Alexander Volkov stepped into the octagon with a record of 35 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Alexander Romanov made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

Alexander Volkov's UFC record stood at 11-4-0, while Alexander Romanov's came in at 6-2-0.

The stats suggested Volkov had a large advantage in power over Romanov, boasting a 66% knock out percentage over Romanov's 38%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Romanov had a massive advantage over Volkov, boasting a 56% submission rate over Volkov's 9%.

Alexander Volkov was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Volkov had a height advantage of 5 inches over Romanov. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Volkov was 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 had fought 68 more professional rounds, 99 to Romanov's 31.

Volkov vs Romanov form

Volkov had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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.

Previous to that, he had won against Alistair Overeem at UFC Vegas 18 on 6th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Walt Harris at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had been beaten by 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.

He had defeated Greg Hardy at UFC on ESPN+ 21 on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at CSKA Arena, Moscow, Russia.

Activity check

Volkov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Volkov vs Romanov?

Alexander Volkov was a 13/10 (+130) underdog going into the contest, while Alexander Romanov made his way into the ring at 67/100 (-150) with oddsmakers.

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