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Alex Volkanovski fires back at “punching bag” Giga Chikadze for suggesting he dodges fights: “You’re an absolute idiot”

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski has hit back at Giga Chikadze following the Georgian’s recent criticism. When Alexander Volkanovski discovered that Max Holloway had withdrawn from their trilogy bout, the …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski respects Henry Cejudo, but UFC never presented him as an option

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For the better part of a year, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champ-champ Henry Cejudo has …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski tears into ‘punching bag’ Giga Chikadze: ‘I would have made him look really, really bad’

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Alexander Volkanovski hopes Giga Chikadze learned a lesson about respect with his loss on Saturday to Calvin Kattar at UFC …read more

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Henry Cejudo: Petr Yan a great striker but I would take him down and drown his ass

Henry Cejudo likes his chances against both Alexander Volkanovski and Petr Yan.
Cejudo (16-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC), who failed in his bid to replace Max Holloway against featherweight champion Volkanovski at …read more

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The MMA Hour with Alexander Volkanovski, Aljamain Sterling, Miesha Tate, Michael Page, and Calvin Kattar

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Manager: 'The Korean Zombie' shoulder good to go, UFC 273 was in line with planned return timeline

When Max Holloway pulled out of his UFC 272 title shot against Alexander Volkanovski, there was some question among fans whether or not “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung would …read more

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Cejudo Says UFC Wouldn’t Offer Enough For Him To Fight Volkanovski

Former two-division UFC Champion Henry Cejudo is frustrated that he didn’t get the call to face Alexander Volkanovski.

Numerous names floated around earlier this week after Max Holloway pulled out of …read more

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White Explains Cejudo’s Title Shot Snub, ‘Triple C’ Fires Back

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Henry Cejudo wanted to make history with a title shot against UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272, but …read more

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Dana White explains why Henry Cejudo didn’t get fight with Alexander Volkanovski, Cejudo responds to ‘scared’ UFC president

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Dana White and Henry Cejudo are on two totally different pages.
Over the last week, the UFC had to shift gears …read more

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Between the Links: Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie, UFC Vegas 46 preview

One of the sport’s most heated rivalries will be settled in March, but was it the right call by the UFC to put the matchup between Colby Covington and Jorge …read more

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Giga Chikadze: Alexander Volkanovski Is The Easiest Fight In The Top 10

UFC featherweight Giga Chikadze believes Alexander Volkanovski would be an easier opponent for him than any other contender in the division’s top 10.

When Max Holloway withdrew from his scheduled trilogy …read more

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Bookies Bury ‘Zombie’ At +265

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UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is the odds-on betting favorite to win the UFC 273 pay-per-view …read more

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Giga Chikadze Says He’s Lost Respect For Volkanovski For “Cheap Move”

UFC featherweight contender Giga Chikadze is no longer a fan of Alexander Volkanovski after recent tensions between the two top 145 pounders.

Chikadze had called for the next title shot against …read more

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Giga Chikadze: 'Little chump' Alexander Volkanovski 'taking the easy task' by facing Chan Sung Jung

LAS VEGAS – Giga Chikadze was hoping he would get the call to face reigning UFC featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski, but that honor went instead to Chang Sung Jung, the …read more

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How Close Really Is Giga Chikadze To A UFC Title Fight?

When Max Holloway was pulled from his title fight against Alexander Volkanovski, the MMA community suggested many names to step in and replace him. This included former bantamweight champ Henry …read more

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Coach Shares Advantage That Could Lead To Zombie Beating Volkanovski

Fight Ready striking coach Eddie Cha has revealed the stylistic advantage he believes could give “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung the edge if he challenges Alexander Volkanovski for the …read more

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Henry Cejudo blasts Alexander Volkanovski for Korean Zombie match-up

Henry Cejudo is retired but that doesn’t mean he will stop his trash talk anytime soon.

On Tuesday, the former UFC champion took to Twitter to blast Alexander Volkanovski for …read more

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Henry Cejudo rips Alexander Volkanovski for accepting 'Korean Zombie' fight

Henry Cejudo won’t get his opportunity to become “C4,” at least not yet.
When Max Holloway was forced to withdraw from his trilogy bout against UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski at …read more

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Calvin Kattar Explains Why He Hasn’t Tried To Replace Holloway At UFC 272

Calvin Kattar was one of the few featherweights who did not put his name in the hat to replace Max Holloway to fight Alexander Volkanovski for the belt.

Volkanovski was supposed …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs. ‘Korean Zombie,’ Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan Booked for UFC 273

UFC 273 will feature a championship doubleheader at the top of the card. …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie set for UFC 273, Sterling-Yan 2 added as co-headliner

Alexander Volkanovski has his next title fight set. Volkanovski was supposed to fight Max Holloway at UFC 272 on March 5 in Las Vegas, in their highly-anticipated trilogy match. Yet, …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie, Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan 2 set to headline UFC 273

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Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski will defend his title against “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung while Aljamain Sterling rematches Petr Yan …read more

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Video: Giga Chikadze blasts Alexander Volkanovski for hand-picking ‘easier’ fight against ‘The Korean Zombie’

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Giga Chikadze knows if that he’s successful against Calvin Kattar in the UFC Vegas 46 main event on Saturday night, …read more

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Video: Which UFC contender should get crack at Alexander Volkanovski's title?

Following Max Holloway’s withdrawal from UFC 272, a number of featherweight contenders are campaigning to fight Alexander Volkanovski.
The highly anticipated trilogy fight between Volkanovski (23-1 MMA, 10-0 UFC) and Holloway …read more

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Giga Chikadze Blasts ‘Chump’ Alexander Volkanovski In Twitter Rampage

Giga Chikadze isn’t happy with Alexander Volkanovski after the featherweight champion alluded to ‘The Korean Zombie’ getting the next title shot.

Volkanovski was originally supposed to fight Max Holloway in their …read more

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Charles Oliveira open to fights with fellow UFC champions Alexander Volkanovski, Kamaru Usman

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Charles Oliveira could be the next UFC champion pursuing double gold.
Fresh off a thrilling third-round submission over Dustin Poirier in …read more

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UFC featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski declines Giga Chikadze's fight offer for UFC 272

Alexander Volkanovski is without an opponent for UFC 272, but he’s comfortable with ruling out potential replacements.
After Max Holloway’s injury forced him to pull out of the highly-anticipated trilogy title …read more

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Korean Zombie frontrunner to replace Max Holloway against Alexander Volkanovski, multiple fighters express interest

Korean Zombie is reportedly the favorite to replace Max Holloway and face Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272 for the featherweight belt. Earlier on Friday, it was revealed Holloway was forced …read more

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'The Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung willing step in against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272

Alexander Volkanovski is in need of an opponent and he has at least one potential suitor.
With Max Holloway out of the UFC 272 headliner against the featherweight champion due to …read more

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Henry Cejudo leads charge of volunteers to replace Max Holloway to fight Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272

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Henry Cejudo is jumping on the opportunity to add a fourth “C” to his collection.
Following the news that …read more

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Max Holloway withdraws from Alexander Volkanovski fight 2 days after bout was announced

Welp. That didn’t last long.

Just two days after the trilogy between champion Alexander Volkanovski and challenger Max Holloway was announced, it was over.

According to Brett Okamoto from ESPN, …read more

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Injury forces Max Holloway out of UFC 272 title fight with Alexander Volkanovski

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The trilogy fight between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway will have to wait.
Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s …read more

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Josh Emmett makes case to replace Holloway in UFC 272 title fight vs. Alexander Volkanovski

Josh Emmett thinks he’s the perfect candidate to replace the injury Max Holloway against champion Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272.
Just days after the promotion announced Holloway (23-6 MMA, 19-6 UFC) …read more

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Max Holloway forced to withdraw from UFC 272 trilogy fight with Alex Volkanovski

UFC featherweight Max Holloway has been forced to pull out of his UFC 272 trilogy showdown with Alexander Volkanovski. ESPN is reporting that Holloway, who accepted the fight just a …read more

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Max Holloway injury takes him out of UFC 272 trilogy fight vs. Alexander Volkanovski

Just two days after news broke of a trilogy fight between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway to headline UFC 272, it appears that bout now is on hold.
Former featherweight champion …read more

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Sources: Holloway out as Volkanovski challenger

Just days after accepting a trilogy bout against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272 in March, Max Holloway has aggravated an injury and been forced out of the featherweight title fight, …read more

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UFC 272 betting odds: Petr Yan and Alex Volkanovski open as favorites

Petr Yan and Alexander Volkanovski have opened as the two betting favorites for UFC 272 after their recent fight announcements. While a lot of the UFC’s immediate focus is going …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega is ‘the greatest fight in MMA history,’ claims Henry Cejudo

Henry Cejudo believes Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 266 was the greatest fight in MMA history. Volkanovski was looking to defend his belt for the second time as …read more

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Latest UFC 272 Fight Card, PPV Lineup

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UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski will once again face Max Holloway with the 145-pound title up for grabs, following a …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski, Petr Yan open as favorites ahead of UFC 272 championship rematches

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According to the oddsmakers, it’s Alexander Volkanovski and Petr Yan who will soon see …read more

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Volkanovski vs. Holloway 3 Set For UFC 272

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A championship trilogy fight between current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski and former division …read more

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Trilogy time: Alexander Volkanovski, Max Holloway set for third title clash at UFC 272

Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway will run it back again at UFC 272 in March.
Despite Volkanovski (23-1 MMA, 10-0 UFC) already holding two wins over Holloway (23-6 MMA, 19-6 UFC), …read more

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George Kambosos Jr. plans to train MMA with Alex Volkanovski: “You might see me make my UFC debut in the near future”

Boxing star George Kambosos Jr. has teased the idea of training in mixed martial arts with UFC champion Alexander Volkanovski. Less than two weeks ago, George Kambosos Jr. shocked the …read more

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Hooker On FW Move: We’ll Cross Volkanovski Bridge When We Get To It

Dan Hooker has spoken about the prospect of moving down to a featherweight division currently ruled by teammate Alexander Volkanovski.

Hooker, who began his UFC career at 145 pounds, has seen …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski on Dan Hooker back at featherweight: ‘If we have to meet, we have to meet’

Dan Hooker may be returning to his old division of 145-pounds where his teammate, Alexander Volkanovski, reigns supreme as champion. This wouldn’t be the first time Hooker fights at featherweight …read more

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'Absolute fireworks': Volkanovski breaks down Riddell-Fiziev

Having trained alongside both men, Alexander Volkanovski expects a high-volume lightweight showdown between Brad Riddell and Rafael Fiziev. …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski explains why Henry Cejudo fight doesn’t benefit him

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski explained why a Henry Cejudo fight doesn’t benefit him, but mostly benefits Cejudo. Cejudo has been calling out Volkanovski for months as he wants to …read more

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Henry Cejudo aiming for Alexander Volkanovski fight in February for UFC return

The will he or won’t he return may finally be settled.

According to Ali Abdelaziz former champion, Henry Cejudo will be returning to the UFC and is looking for a …read more

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Henry Cejudo’s manager believes ‘100 percent’ he will return in 2022, reveals what it will take for Alexander Volkanovski fight to happen

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Henry Cejudo had barely retired before he was already discussing a potential comeback but now it appears he’s closer than ever …read more

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