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Alexander Volkanovski reveals UFC 302 prediction for Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier: “It’s a hard fight for anybody”

UFC 302 Pick 

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Alexander Volkanovski picks Islam Makhachev to finish Dustin Poirier at UFC 302: ‘It’s gonna be a submission’
Alexander Volkanovski picks Islam Makhachev to finish Dustin Poirier at UFC 302: ‘It’s gonna be a submission’

Former UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski wouldn’t be surprised if Dustin Poirier caught Islam Makhachev and knocked him out… 

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Watch Islam Makhachev make quick work of Alexander Volkanovski in rematch
Watch Islam Makhachev make quick work of Alexander Volkanovski in rematch

Rewatch the full fight rematch between Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski ahead of Makhachev’s title defense against Dustin Poirier at UFC 302. 

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Alexander Volkanovski open to fourth fight with Max Holloway for the BMF belt

BMF 

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Alexander Volkanovski open to fourth Max Holloway fight now that he’s BMF champion
Alexander Volkanovski open to fourth Max Holloway fight now that he’s BMF champion

Alexander Volkanovski now has an incentive to fight Max Holloway again after “Blessed” became UFC BMF champion. 

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Alexander Volkanovski welcomes fourth fight with Max Holloway: ‘Now that he’s got the BMF belt, we might have to do this’
Alexander Volkanovski welcomes fourth fight with Max Holloway: ‘Now that he’s got the BMF belt, we might have to do this’

Despite holding three victories over fellow former featherweight champion, Max Holloway, Australian favorite, Alexander Volkanovski has welcomed the chance… 

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Ilia Topuria denies turning down Alexander Volkanovski rematch fight in Australia: ‘The UFC never offered it’
Ilia Topuria denies turning down Alexander Volkanovski rematch fight in Australia: ‘The UFC never offered it’

UFC featherweight Ilia Topuria denies that he had turned down a rematch against Alexander Volkanovski.  After his incredible run… 

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Alexander Volkanovski calls Jose Aldo featherweight GOAT ahead of UFC 301: ‘He’s how a champion should be’
Alexander Volkanovski calls Jose Aldo featherweight GOAT ahead of UFC 301: ‘He’s how a champion should be’

Alexander Volkanovski hasn’t changed his mind on his choice for the greatest featherweight in UFC history. 

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Alexander Volkanovski declares Jose Aldo the featherweight GOAT
Alexander Volkanovski declares Jose Aldo the featherweight GOAT

José Aldo and Alexander Volkanovski | Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images Alexander Volkanovski isn’t placing himself atop the list of the greatest featherweights of all-time.… 

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Alexander Volkanovski calls Jose Aldo the featherweight GOAT ahead of UFC 301

GOAT 

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Alexander Volkanovski proposes a unique route for Steve Erceg to win the UFC flyweight title at UFC 301

Volk shares his take 

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Alexander Volkanovski believes Max Holloway can make Ilia Topuria fight ‘look easy’
Alexander Volkanovski believes Max Holloway can make Ilia Topuria fight ‘look easy’

Max Holloway | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Alexander Volkanovski doesn’t see Ilia Topuria holding on to his belt for long. Topuria… 

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Ilia Topuria denies Joe Rogan’s claim he turned down Alexander Volkanovski rematch for UFC 305
Ilia Topuria denies Joe Rogan’s claim he turned down Alexander Volkanovski rematch for UFC 305

Ilia Topuria rejects Joe Rogan’s notion that he turned down an offer to rematch Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 305 in Australia. 

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Alexander Volkanovski confident Max Holloway makes it ‘look easy’ against UFC champ Ilia Topuria
Alexander Volkanovski confident Max Holloway makes it ‘look easy’ against UFC champ Ilia Topuria

Alexander Volkanovski, who is the only fighter to share the cage with both Ilia Topuria and Max Holloway, predicts the UFC champ vs. BMF champ… 

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Merab Dvalishvili ‘saves’ Sean O’Malley, Alexander Volkanovski relives his glory days in hilarious skits
Merab Dvalishvili ‘saves’ Sean O’Malley, Alexander Volkanovski relives his glory days in hilarious skits

Alexander Volkanovski and Merab Dvalishvili have day jobs as elite UFC fighters but in their spare time, they both like to churn out some rather… 

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Alexander Volkanovski backs Max Holloway to defeat Justin Gaethje at UFC 300

The Great has spoken 

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Dan Ige offers to be Alexander Volkanovski’s tune-up fight at UFC 305: “Happy to take the challenge”

UFC 305 

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UFC champ Islam Makhachev blames Alexander Volkanovski’s team for knockout loss to Ilia Topuria
UFC champ Islam Makhachev blames Alexander Volkanovski’s team for knockout loss to Ilia Topuria

Islam Makhachev says Alexander Volkanovski’s team should’ve never allowed him to make a quick turnaround vs. Ilia Topuria. 

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Alexander Volkanovski on Sean O’Malley calling out Ilia Topuria at UFC 299: ‘It better be soon because I’m next’
Alexander Volkanovski on Sean O’Malley calling out Ilia Topuria at UFC 299: ‘It better be soon because I’m next’

If Sean O’Malley wants to fight Ilia Topuria, Alexander Volkanovski says he better do it quickly. 

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Alexander Volkanovski reacts to Sean O’Malley calling out Ilia Topuria: ‘I know I’m fighting for the title next’
Alexander Volkanovski reacts to Sean O’Malley calling out Ilia Topuria: ‘I know I’m fighting for the title next’

Alexander Volkanovski | Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Alexander Volkanovski has dibs on Ilia Topuria. On Saturday, Sean O’Malley successfully defended his bantamweight title… 

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Alexander Volkanovski shares bold prediction for Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera rematch at UFC 299

A big call 

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Morning Report: Ilia Topuria’s coach recommends Alexander Volkanovski take fight before title rematch
Morning Report: Ilia Topuria’s coach recommends Alexander Volkanovski take fight before title rematch

Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images Alexander Volkanovski is adamant that his next fight will be an immediate title fight… 

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Ilia Topuria’s coach advises Alexander Volkanovski to take a tuneup fight before rematching ‘El Matador’

The Great’s troubles 

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Ilia Topuria’s coach advises Alexander Volkanovski to take tuneup fight over rematch: ‘That would be the smartest thing’

UFC champ Ilia Topuria’s coach, Jorge Climent, thinks Alexander Volkanovski should reconsider his desire for an immediate rematch. 

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Alexander Volkanovski voices support for fellow former champ Petr Yan ahead of UFC 299: “This will put him right back up there”

Yan’s comeback 

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Alexander Volkanovski gives his prediction for Sean O’Malley vs. Chito Vera 2
Alexander Volkanovski gives his prediction for Sean O’Malley vs. Chito Vera 2

Former featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski gave his prediction for the UFC 299 main event rematch between Sean O’Malley and Marlon Vera. 

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Alexander Volkanovski breaks silence after UFC 298 loss to Ilia Topuria: “I’m gonna let my head rest”

Time Off 

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Alexander Volkanovski plans on taking time off – until rematch with new champ Ilia Topuria
Alexander Volkanovski plans on taking time off – until rematch with new champ Ilia Topuria

The next time Alexander Volkanovski plans on fighting is in a rematch against Ilia Topuria. 

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Robert Whittaker: Loss to Islam Makhachev affected Alexander Volkanovski against Ilia Topuria
Robert Whittaker: Loss to Islam Makhachev affected Alexander Volkanovski against Ilia Topuria

Ilia Topuria dethroned Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298 on Feb. 17 to capture the featherweight title in highlight reel fashion. 

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Morning Report: Coach says Alexander Volkanovski ‘doesn’t have any symptoms’ after Ilia Topuria KO, targets rematch
Morning Report: Coach says Alexander Volkanovski ‘doesn’t have any symptoms’ after Ilia Topuria KO, targets rematch

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Alexander Volkanovski is swimming in uncharted waters after back-to-back losses. The featherweight division has only known phenomenal… 

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Alexander Volkanovski backed to make UFC return despite recent knockout loss: ‘He doesn’t have any symptoms’
Alexander Volkanovski backed to make UFC return despite recent knockout loss: ‘He doesn’t have any symptoms’

Former UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski appears to have recovered well following his loss to Ilia Topuria.  Topuria would… 

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Matt Brown talks concerns Alexander Volkanovski returned too soon after knockout based on his own experiences
Matt Brown talks concerns Alexander Volkanovski returned too soon after knockout based on his own experiences

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Alexander Volkanovski hadn’t experienced a knockout loss since very early in his career, but that changed once… 

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Ilia Topuria warns Alexander Volkanovski away from rematch fight: ‘For his own sake, he shouldn’t’
Ilia Topuria warns Alexander Volkanovski away from rematch fight: ‘For his own sake, he shouldn’t’

Undisputed featherweight champion, Ilia Topuria has heaped praise on recent foe, ex-champion, Alexander Volkanovski following his surprising win at… 

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Michael Chandler urges Alexander Volkanovski to slow down following back-to-back KO losses: “Your brain can shut off”

Advice 

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Brian Ortega explains freak UFC Mexico City injury, calls out ‘disrespectful’ behavior toward Alexander Volkanovski
Brian Ortega explains freak UFC Mexico City injury, calls out ‘disrespectful’ behavior toward Alexander Volkanovski

Brian Ortega | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images It had been close to two years since Brian Ortega last competed in the… 

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Michael Chandler hopes Alexander Volkanovski takes longer layoff after back-to-back knockout losses
Michael Chandler hopes Alexander Volkanovski takes longer layoff after back-to-back knockout losses

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Did Alexander Volkanovski come back too soon? It’s a question plenty of people have asked since Volkanovski’s… 

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Yair Rodriguez reveals mistake that cost him against Alexander Volkanovski
Yair Rodriguez reveals mistake that cost him against Alexander Volkanovski

Yair Rodriguez and Alexander Volkanovski | Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images Yair Rodriguez knows exactly where he screwed up against Alexander Volkanovski. Last July, Rodriguez… 

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Brian Ortega addresses Alexander Volkanovski’s shocking loss: ‘It didn’t seem like it was the same Volk’
Brian Ortega addresses Alexander Volkanovski’s shocking loss: ‘It didn’t seem like it was the same Volk’

Photo by Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images Brian Ortega doesn’t believe Ilia Topuria fought the same Alexander Volkanovski that he did nearly three years ago.… 

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Brian Ortega praises Ilia Topuria, but thinks Alexander Volkanovski looked off at UFC 298

Brian Ortega thinks Alexander Volkanovski looked off at UFC 298. 

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Brian Ortega doesn’t think Alexander Volkanovski looked “like the same Volk” against Ilia Topuria at UFC 298

Not the same 

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Morning Report: Coach says Ilia Topuria had ‘puncher’s chance’ vs. Alexander Volkanovski ‘and he got that punch’
Morning Report: Coach says Ilia Topuria had ‘puncher’s chance’ vs. Alexander Volkanovski ‘and he got that punch’

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images There has been a changing of the guard at featherweight. If Alexander Volkanovski has it his way, it will… 

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Demetrious Johnson doesn’t like Alexander Volkanovski’s chances in a rematch with Ilia Topuria: “All Ilia has to do is touch him”

Do you agree? 

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Alexander Volkanovski comes under fire for having Mark Zuckerberg in his corner at UFC 298: “Why would you do that?”

Distraction? 

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Alexander Volkanovski hopes to rest up, rematch Ilia Topuria in Spain: ‘I’m going to get that belt back’
Alexander Volkanovski hopes to rest up, rematch Ilia Topuria in Spain: ‘I’m going to get that belt back’

Alexander Volkanovski is willing to go to Spain to get his rematch with Ilia Topuria. 

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Alexander Volkanovski’s coach claims Ilia Topuria only “had a puncher’s chance” at UFC 298: “Alex has a much better skill set”

Puncher’s chance 

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Alexander Volkanovski’s coach after UFC 298: We knew Ilia Topuria had a puncher’s chance – and he got it

Joe Lopez suggests Ilia Topuria simply capitalized on his puncher’s chance at UFC 298. 

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MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Where does KO of Alexander Volkanovski put Ilia Topuria in top 10?
MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Where does KO of Alexander Volkanovski put Ilia Topuria in top 10?

After winning the UFC men’s featherweight title, undefeated Topuria moves into ESPN rankings. 

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MMA Junkie Radio #3438: UFC 298 recap, Alexander Volkanovski’s rematch ask, more
MMA Junkie Radio #3438: UFC 298 recap, Alexander Volkanovski’s rematch ask, more

Check out the latest episode of MMA Junkie Radio with “Gorgeous” George and “Goze.” 

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Ilia Topuria opens as huge betting favorite to beat Alexander Volkanovski after stunning win at UFC 298
Ilia Topuria opens as huge betting favorite to beat Alexander Volkanovski after stunning win at UFC 298

Newly-minted undisputed featherweight champion, Ilia Topuria may have drawn the lines to the wire in his pick ‘em fight… 

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UFC 298 highlights video: Alexander Volkanovski vs Ilia Topuria
UFC 298 highlights video: Alexander Volkanovski vs Ilia Topuria

UFC 298 highlights video and recap from the Alexander Volkanovski vs Ilia Topuria main event. 

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Ilia Topuria hedges on Alexander Volkanovski rematch after UFC 298 triumph
Ilia Topuria hedges on Alexander Volkanovski rematch after UFC 298 triumph

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images New UFC featherweight champion Ilia Topuria made headlines before UFC 298 saying he’d never grant division stalwarts… 

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Alexander Volkanovski puts out video statement: ‘I’m going to get that belt back’
Alexander Volkanovski puts out video statement: ‘I’m going to get that belt back’

Former featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski released a video statement following his UFC 298 knockout loss to Ilia Topuria. 

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On To the Next One: What’s next for Ilia Topuria, Alexander Volkanovski after UFC 298?
On To the Next One: What’s next for Ilia Topuria, Alexander Volkanovski after UFC 298?

Following the UFC 298 main event in which Ilia Topuria brutally knocked out Alexander Volkanovski to become the new featherweight champion, where do both guys… 

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Alexander Volkanovski vows to land title rematch with Ilia Topuria at UFC Spain: ‘Next time it’ll be different’
Alexander Volkanovski vows to land title rematch with Ilia Topuria at UFC Spain: ‘Next time it’ll be different’

Off the back of his shocking featherweight championship loss at UFC 298 over the course of the weekend, Australian… 

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Israel Adesanya reacts to Ilia Topuria knocking out Alexander Volkanovski
Israel Adesanya reacts to Ilia Topuria knocking out Alexander Volkanovski

Former two-time middleweight champion Israel Adesanya reacts to Ilia Topuria knocking out Alexander Volkanovski. 

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Watch | Israel Adesanya’s live reaction to Ilia Topuria knocking out Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298

A tough watch 

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Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Alexander Volkanovski after UFC 298 title loss?

With back-to-back knockout losses, Alexander Volkanovski’s future is uncertain after he lost his title to Ilia Topuria at UFC 298. 

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Ilia Topuria isn’t too high on idea of Alexander Volkanovski rematch following UFC 298: “It’s time to move on”

No Rematch? 

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Alexander Volkanovski heaps praise on Ilia Topuria after KO loss at UFC 298: ‘That was a clean right hand’
Alexander Volkanovski heaps praise on Ilia Topuria after KO loss at UFC 298: ‘That was a clean right hand’

Former UFC featherweight champion, Alexander Volkanovski reflects on devastating knockout loss suffered against Ilia Topuria last night. After over… 

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Alexander Volkanovski wants an immediate rematch: ‘I think I deserve that’
Alexander Volkanovski wants an immediate rematch: ‘I think I deserve that’

Former featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski wants an immediate rematch after UFC 298 loss to Ilia Topuria. 

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Alexander Volkanovski speaks out following UFC 298 loss to Ilia Topuria: “I think I deserve that rematch”

Immediate Rematch? 

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Ilia Topuria lukewarm on Alexander Volkanovski rematch after UFC 298: ‘Time for the new generation’

Ilia Topuria has mixed feelings on granting Alexander Volkanovski an immediate rematch after claiming gold at UFC 298. 

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Alexander Volkanovski calls for rematch after UFC 298 loss: ‘I’ve been a company man’

Following UFC 298, Alexander Volkanovski laid out his case as to why he should get a rematch vs. Ilia Topuria. 

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Alexander Volkanovski makes no excuses for UFC 298 knockout loss to Ilia Topuria: ‘That was a clean right hand’
Alexander Volkanovski makes no excuses for UFC 298 knockout loss to Ilia Topuria: ‘That was a clean right hand’

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Alexander Volkanovski has a clear explanation for how he lost his featherweight title: He just got beat.… 

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UFC 298 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Alexander Volkanovski’s $42,000 tops card
UFC 298 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Alexander Volkanovski’s $42,000 tops card

Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 298 took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $252,000. 

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Ilia Topuria calls out Conor McGregor after KO’ing Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298: ‘I will be waiting for you in Spain’
Ilia Topuria calls out Conor McGregor after KO’ing Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 298: ‘I will be waiting for you in Spain’

A new fighter has entered the Conor McGregor sweepstakes, and his name is Ilia Topuria. Stepping into his first… 

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Ilia Topuria scores brutal knockout over Alexander Volkanovski to win featherweight title in UFC 298 main event
Ilia Topuria scores brutal knockout over Alexander Volkanovski to win featherweight title in UFC 298 main event

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Ilia Topuria lived up the hype after delivering a brutal knockout to dethrone Alexander Volkanovski and become… 

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UFC 298 salaries: Ilia Topuria, Alexander Volkanovski among 13 fighters who cash 6-figure purses
UFC 298 salaries: Ilia Topuria, Alexander Volkanovski among 13 fighters who cash 6-figure purses

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Former UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski led the disclosed payroll for UFC 298, cashing a $750,000 purse… 

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‘Volk came back wayyy too fast‘: Fighters react to Ilia Topuria’s UFC 298 knockout of Alexander Volkanovski
‘Volk came back wayyy too fast‘: Fighters react to Ilia Topuria’s UFC 298 knockout of Alexander Volkanovski

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Ilia Topuria is the new featherweight champion of the UFC after starching Alexander Volkanovski with a right… 

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UFC 298 live blog: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria
UFC 298 live blog: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria

Alexander Volkanovski and Ilia Topuria face off ahead of UFC 298 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images This is the UFC 298… 

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UFC 298 salaries revealed: Alexander Volkanovski leads the way

Salaries 

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UFC 298: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria live stream watch party
UFC 298: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria live stream watch party

Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images MMA Fighting has a live stream watch party for Saturday’s UFC 298 event, which takes place at the Honda Center… 

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Jon Anik believes Alexander Volkanovski will make a permanent move to lightweight if victorious at UFC 298

Volk’s next step 

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UFC 298 Paths to Victory: How can Alexander Volkanovski fend off Ilia Topuria and Father Time?
UFC 298 Paths to Victory: How can Alexander Volkanovski fend off Ilia Topuria and Father Time?

Alexander Volkanovski and Ilia Topuria face off | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images UFC 298 is upon us, and with it comes… 

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UFC 298 start time, TV schedule for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria
UFC 298 start time, TV schedule for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria

Alexander Volkanovski and Ilia Topuria face off in the main event of UFC 298 in Anaheim, Calif. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty… 

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Jon Anik believes Alexander Volkanovski likely to make lightweight move with UFC 298 win
Jon Anik believes Alexander Volkanovski likely to make lightweight move with UFC 298 win

Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages Alexander Volkanovski teased that a permanent move to lightweight could be in his future, and if he’s victorious against Ilia Topuria… 

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UFC 298 final faceoffs: Alexander Volkanovski stone cold for tense Ilia Topuria staredown
UFC 298 final faceoffs: Alexander Volkanovski stone cold for tense Ilia Topuria staredown

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images ANAHEIM, Calif. — Watch the UFC 298 final faceoffs between UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and undefeated… 

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UFC 298 video: Alexander Volkanovski, Ilia Topuria share one final intense faceoff before title clash

The stage is set for the UFC 298 main event after Alexander Volkanovski and Ilia Topuria had their final faceoff at ceremonial weigh-ins. 

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UFC 298 preview show: Will Ilia Topuria put an end to the Alexander Volkanovski era?
UFC 298 preview show: Will Ilia Topuria put an end to the Alexander Volkanovski era?

Alexander Volkanovski and Ilia Topuria battle it out in the UFC featherweight championship main event of Saturday’s UFC 298 fight card in Anaheim, and the… 

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UFC 298 preview show: Will Ilia Topuria end the Alexander Volkanovski era?
UFC 298 preview show: Will Ilia Topuria end the Alexander Volkanovski era?

Alexander Volkanovski and Ilia Topuria battle it out in the UFC featherweight championship main event of Saturday’s UFC 298 fight card in Anaheim, and the… 

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Max Holloway shares prediction for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria: “There’s a reason they didn’t give me Ilia”

Prediction 

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UFC 298 cold open previews Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria headliner
UFC 298 cold open previews Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria headliner

UFC 298 will be capped off by a fascinating championship bout between longtime featherweight titleholder Alexander Volkanovski and the hungry, undefeated challenger Ilia Topuria, and… 

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Michael Bisping downplays Alexander Volkanovski age concerns heading into UFC 298: “He’s a special fighter”

Special Fighter 

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Video: Jon Anik previews UFC 298 storylines, including Alexander Volkanovski’s possible featherweight exit

Jon Anik thinks Saturday’s UFC 298 main card is “disgustingly good,” and he expects significant fallout from the top fights on the card. 

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Michael Bisping doesn’t think ‘special fighter’ Alexander Volkanovski’s age is a factor at UFC 298
Michael Bisping doesn’t think ‘special fighter’ Alexander Volkanovski’s age is a factor at UFC 298

Michael Bisping thinks the UFC’s 35 and over curse shouldn’t apply to Alexander Volkanovski. 

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UFC 298 predictions: Who’s picking Ilia Topuria to take the title from Alexander Volkanovski?

Check out our staff members’ picks and analysis for UFC 298 in Anaheim, Calif. 

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UFC 298 video: Alexander Volkanovski, Ilia Topuria make weight for featherweight title clash

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The second UFC title fight of 2024 is official after Alexander Volkanovski and Ilia Topuria made weight for Saturday’s UFC 298 headliner.
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UFC 298 main event weigh-in video: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria

Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski puts his title on the line in the UFC 298 main event on Saturday against undefeated Ilia Topuria.  
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Alexander Volkanovski: If Ilia Topuria believes his UFC 298 talk, ‘I am going to mop the floor with you’

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski previews his UFC 298 title defense, responds to undefeated challenger Ilia Topuria, throws his name …read more

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Brian Ortega will ‘ruin every contender’ if Ilia Topuria becomes champion at UFC 298

Brian Ortega is happy to take out all the top contenders if Ilia Topuria isn’t willing to.
Topuria (14-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) challenges featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski (26-3 MMA, 13-2 UFC) …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski serious about stepping in for UFC 300 headliner, Ilia Topuria fires back

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Alexander Volkanovski is happy to offer his services for UFC 300 if he gets past Ilia Topuria.
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P4P King Or Lame Duck Champion?

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight kingpin, Alexander Volkanovski, will go to war with rising star, Ilia Topuria, …read more

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WATCH | Ilia Topuria snatches Alexander Volkanovski belt during UFC 298 press conference

Belt taken …read more

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‘Get your hands off my belt’: Ilia Topuria steals Alexander Volkanovski’s gold at UFC 298 news conference

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Ilia Topuria can’t seem to keep his hands off Alexander Volkanovski’s title belt ahead of their UFC 298 clash.
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Ilia Topuria steals UFC belt, Alexander Volkanovski mocks him with ‘old man’ getup

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Video – Ilia Topuria snatches belt from Alexander Volkanovski during heated UFC 298 presser: ‘I’m gonna humble you’

Attempting to become the first fighter inside the Octagon to beat Alexander Volkanovski at the featherweight limit – incoming title challenger, Ilia Topuria was heckled with boos throughout tonight’s UFC …read more

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‘Old Man Volk’ arrives! Geriatric Alexander Volkanovski shows up at UFC 298 press conference

Not even age could hold Alexander Volkanovski back at the UFC 298 news conference.
Dressed in his signature flat cap, sweater, collared shirt and dress pants, “Old Man Volk” bounded up …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC 298: Referee, judges revealed for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria

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A familiar face will be the third man in the cage for UFC 298’s main event.
Veteran referee …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

WATCH | Ilia Topuria poses with UFC belt as Alexander Volkanovski crashes photo shoot ahead of UFC 298

Confident …read more

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UFC 298 breakdown: Ilia Topuria has what it takes, but is he the one to dethrone Alexander Volkanovski?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC 298.

UFC 298 (pay-per-view, ESPN, ESPN+) takes place Saturday at Honda …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

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