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Blaydes: White Won’t Stop Me From Speaking Out Against Fighter Pay

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After Curtis Blaydes dominated Alexander Volkov in a lopsided win at UFC on ESPN 11 a week ago, Dana White was very critical of …read more

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Curtis Blaydes Theorizes Why UFC Boss Dana White Doesn’t Like Him

Curtis Blaydes believes UFC president Dana White dislikes him. Blaydes is coming off a mostly dominant unanimous decision victory over Alexander Volkov. Blaydes put on a wrestling clinic in their …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, June 23: Did Blaydes or Emmett make moves?

The main and co-main event had potential for rankings movement after UFC on ESPN 11 this past Saturday night.
Curtis Blaydes picked up a big win over Alexander Volkov – though …read more

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UFC Vegas 3 purses: Jim Miller the highest earner at $208k

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Neither Curtis Blaydes nor Alexander Volkov had the highest purse for last Saturday’s event. We have purse info from last Saturday’s UFC Vegas 3 …read more

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Daniel Cormier intends to emulate Curtis Blaydes in Miocic trilogy fight

Daniel Cormier says he intends to emulate the gameplan Curtis Blaydes used against Alexander Volkov when he rematches Stipe Miocic on August 15. Blaydes took on Volkov in the main …read more

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What’s next for Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov after UFC on ESPN 11?

In the main event of UFC on ESPN 11, Curtis Blaydes was looking to extend his winning streak against a perennial top-10 contender, Alexander Volkov. It was a very intriguing …read more

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Alexander Volkov issues statement after loss to Curtis Blaydes

Top-10 UFC heavyweight contender Alexander Volkov has released a statement after his lopsided loss to Curtis Blaydes in the UFC on ESPN 11 main event on Saturday night. Volkov, who …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Curtis Blaydes after UFC on ESPN 11 win?

Curtis Blaydes continued to prove himself a top heavyweight contender on Saturday with a largely one-sided win over Alexander Volkov in the UFC on ESPN 11 main event.
Blaydes (14-2 MMA, …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Alexander Volkov after UFC on ESPN 11 loss?

Alexander Volkov suffered what had to be the most frustrating of losses against Curtis Blaydes on Saturday in the UFC on ESPN 11 main event.
Volkov’s (31-8 MMA, 5-2 UFC) wrestling …read more

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Curtis Blaydes embraces heel role following UFC on ESPN 11 win: “I know a lot of people didn’t like it”

UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes said that he knows fans didn’t enjoy his main event fight against Alexander Volkov but he’s content with it. Blaydes won a unanimous decision with …read more

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UFC Vegas 3 recap: Blaydes dominates Volkov to win decision

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In the main event of UFC Vegas 3, Curtis Blaydes won a unanimous decision against Alexander Volkov. Curtis Blaydes used his wrestling to dominate …read more

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Dana White Doesn’t Think Curtis Blaydes Performance Matched Fight Week ’S—t Talk’

Curtis Blaydes set a heavyweight record for takedowns against Alexander Volkov in the UFC on ESPN 11 main event, but it wasn’t a flawless performance. …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2020, 5:16 am By
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Curtis Blaydes embraces criticism after UFC on ESPN 11 win: 'I like to make you mad'

Curtis Blaydes is fueled by the haters following his wrestling-heavy win over Alexander Volkov at UFC on ESPN 11.
Blaydes (14-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) utilized his “universal game plan” of non-stop …read more

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Blaydes sets takedown record, outpoints Volkov

Curtis Blaydes worked his game plan to perfection, scoring a UFC heavyweight record 14 takedowns to beat Alexander Volkov by unanimous decision Saturday night. …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2020, 4:16 am By
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UFC Vegas 3 video highlights: Blaydes takes decision vs. Volkov

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Check out the full fight video highlights of Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov from the UFC Vegas 3 main event. The UFC Vegas 3 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11 results: Curtis Blaydes schools Alexander Volkov on mat to win fourth straight

Curtis Blaydes continues steamrolling any heavyweight opposition in the UFC not named Francis Ngannou.
The Chicago standout had one of his most impressive victories to date Saturday night as he overwhelmed …read more

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Curtis Blaydes puts on suffocating performance to ground Alexander Volkov in UFC on ESPN 11 main event

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Curtis Blaydes promised a suffocating performance in the UFC on ESPN 11 main event and the top five ranked heavyweight definitely delivered.
On the back …read more

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Curtis Blaydes routes Alexander Volkov in UFC on ESPN 11 main event

Curtis Blaydes put on one of the most dominant performances of his career at UFC on ESPN 11 on Saturday in Las Vegas. He got the better of Alexander Volkov …read more

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Pros react to Curtis Blaydes defeating Alexander Volkov at UFC on ESPN 11

A key heavyweight bout between perennial contenders Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov headlined tonight’s UFC on ESPN 11 event. Blaydes (13-2 MMA) had entered tonight’s contest on a three-fight win …read more

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Highlights! Blaydes Sets Heavyweight Takedown Record, Batters Volkov

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Curtis Blaydes dominated Alexander Volkov last night (Sat., June 20, 2020) at UFC on ESPN 11 live on ESPN/ESPN+ from inside UFC APEX in …read more

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UFC Vegas 3 results: Blaydes holds off Volkov to win decision

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Curtis Blaydes fended off a late surge from Alexander Volkov to win a unanimous decision in the UFC Vegas 3 main event. The …read more

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Twitter reacts to Curtis Blaydes' lopsided win over Alexander Volkov at UFC on ESPN 11

Curtis Blaydes strengthened his case for a heavyweight title shot on Saturday when he beat Alexander Volkov in the UFC on ESPN 11 main event.
Blaydes (14-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) once …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Curtis Blaydes’ win over Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3

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Curtis Blaydes outgrappled Alexander Volkov en route to a unanimous decision win at UFC Vegas 3. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the bout. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11 Highlights: Curtis Blaydes Takes Out Alexander Volkov With Wrestling

Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov didn’t succeed expectations. The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout on Saturday night (June 20, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN 11 event …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11 Results: Curtis Blaydes defeats Alexander Volkov (Highlights)

A key heavyweight bout between perennial contenders Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov headlines tonight’s UFC on ESPN 11 event. Blaydes (13-2 MMA) will enter tonight’s contest on a three-fight win …read more

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Blaydes Vs. Volkov Live Stream!

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Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov face off tonight (Sat. June 20, 2020) at UFC on ESPN 11 inside UFC APEX in …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11: ‘Blaydes vs. Volkov’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Las Vegas for UFC on ESPN 11, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by a heavyweight scrap between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov. Blaydes (13-2 MMA) will …read more

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Curtis Blaydes only interested in ‘contenders’ as he works towards a new contract with the UFC

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Curtis Blaydes knows even with a win over Alexander Volkov this weekend that he’s still not the next person in line for a heavyweight title …read more

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UFC On ESPN 11 Clash: Volkov Vs. Blaydes!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight contenders Alexander Volkov and Curtis Blaydes clash TONIGHT (Sat., June 20, 2020) at UFC on ESPN 11 from inside UFC …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11: Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov Preview

Preview Saturday’s UFC heavyweight main event between two top contenders, Curtis Blaydes (13-2) and Alexander Volkov (31-7).
Blaydes is ranked No. 3 in the heavyweight rankings while Volkov sits in the …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11 Results: Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov

UFC on ESPN 11 goes down tonight (Sat. June 20, 2020) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts …read more

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Curtis Blaydes challenges UFC over “embarrassing” fighter pay: “The money is there”

UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes has shared his thoughts on fighter pay, which has been a hotly-debated issue over the last few weeks. Blaydes, who will battle Alexander Volkov in …read more

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Blaydes, Volkov make weight for UFC Fight Night

UFC heavyweight contenders Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov each made weight on Friday for their main event clash at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. …read more

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Live! UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. Volkov weigh-in video stream

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See who makes and misses on the scales for UFC on ESPN: Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov. The UFC is back …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN 11 Weigh-ins Live Stream & Results Today (June 19)

The UFC on ESPN 11 weigh-ins are coming at you live today (June 19). Tomorrow night, heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov will collide. The bout will headline a UFC …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11 Weigh-ins Live Stream & Results Today (June 19)

The UFC on ESPN 11 weigh-ins are coming at you live today (June 19). Tomorrow night, heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov will collide. The bout will headline a UFC …read more

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Curtis Blaydes puts fans on notice: “If y’all were hoping to see a 25-min stand-up war you probably shouldn’t tune in”

UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes has issued a warning to fans ahead of his main event fight against Alexander Volkov this weekend. Blaydes is set to square off against Volkov …read more

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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Curtis Blaydes once again must stand his ground

With the heavyweight top 10 clogged with title hopefuls, Curtis Blaydes must fend off Alexander Volkov to hold his spot Saturday in Las Vegas. …read more

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Alexander Volkov Channeling "Drago" Persona

The similarities between Alexander Volkov and what his nickname personifies are eerily similar ahead of his main event clash with Curtis Blaydes at Saturday’s Fight Night
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Alexander Volkov, Kenny Johnson insist 'Drago' ready for Curtis Blaydes' wrestling

LAS VEGAS – According to the oddsmakers, Curtis Blaydes is a heavy favorite over Alexander Volkov, but the Russian heavyweight believes they got it wrong.
“I used to fight with guys …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Drago!’

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Rangy kickboxer, Alexander Volkov, will throw down with powerful wrestler, Curtis Blaydes, this Saturday night (June 20, 2020) in the UFC on ESPN 11 main …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov

In the main event of UFC on ESPN 11, aka UFC Vegas 3, Curtis Blaydes looks to extend his winning streak when he battles perennial contender, Alexander Volkov. Heading into …read more

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Curtis Blaydes, Alexander Volkov set to kick-start key stretch for UFC heavyweights

With a title shot set, the UFC heavyweight division appears headed for a summer of clarity, beginning with Saturday’s main event. …read more

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UFC full fight video: Alexander Volkov scores fourth-round knockout of Fabricio Werdum

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Watch Alexander Volkov vs. Fabricio Werdum full fight video to see Volkov’s fourth-round finish of Werdum at UFC Moscow on March 17, 2018.
Volkov and Werdum both entered …read more

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UFC Fight Night -- Why a small Octagon could decide Blaydes vs. Volkov

Will the smaller cage favor a wrestler like Curtis Blaydes over a striker like Alexander Volkov? Our panel weighs in. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11 free fight: Relive Alexander Volkov's knockout of Fabricio Werdum

The matchup between Fabricio Werdum and Alexander Volkov was a battle of former heavyweight champions.
Werdum, the former UFC titleholder, was looking to get back to a title shot when he …read more

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Predictions! UFC On ESPN 11 Undercard Preview - Pt. 2

The Heavyweight division’s premier wrestler and one of its top strikers duke it out at UFC APEX this Sat. night (June 20, 2020) when Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov headline …read more

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Watch Curtis Blaydes blast Junior Dos Santos (UFC on ESPN 11 free fight)

Curtis Blaydes is about to return to the Octagon to headline UFC on ESPN 11. Across the cage from him will be Alexander Volkov, a man with more than twice …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov - How to watch and stream, plus full analysis

Curtis Blaydes faces Alexander Volkov in a showdown of top-10 heavyweights on Saturday in Las Vegas. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 11: Make your predictions for Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 11 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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Alexander Volkov: Wrestling is Curtis Blaydes' only recourse, but I'll beat him with my striking

In a classic striker vs. grappler matchup, Alexander Volkov expects his style to prevail.
Volkov (31-7 MMA, 5-1) takes on Curtis Blaydes in the headliner of the UFC’s June 20 event …read more

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Curtis Blaydes plans on waiting for title shot with win over Alexander Volkov

Curtis Blaydes doesn’t want to book any more fights should he emerge victorious in his next appearance.
Blaydes (13-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) takes on Alexander Volkov in the headliner of the …read more

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Curtis Blaydes Doubts Alexander Volkov Bout Goes The Distance

Curtis Blaydes doesn’t believe his UFC on ESPN+ 31 bout with Alexander Volkov will go the distance. On June 20, Blaydes and Volkov will collide inside the UFC APEX in …read more

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For Curtis Blaydes, UFC headliner vs. Alexander Volkov is 'a grappler's wet dream'

Few fighters have been able to handle Curtis Blaydes’ pressure.
Blaydes (13-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) takes on Alexander Volkov in the headliner of the UFC’s June 20 event at UFC Apex …read more

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UFC reveals Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov poster for June 20 event

The UFC’s June 20 event will be headlined by two heavyweights vying for top contention.
Curtis Blaydes will face Alexander Volkov in the main event, which takes place at the UFC …read more

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‘Drago’ Opens As Betting Underdog To ‘Razor’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is less than two weeks away from its Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov heavyweight headliner, locked and …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov headlines UFC card on June 20, betting odds released

A heavyweight bout between top contenders Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov will headline a UFC Fight Night event on June 20 and the betting odds are out. Blaydes vs. Volkov …read more

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Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov to headline UFC event June 20

Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov still have their date set to meet inside the octagon.
A heavyweight clash between Blaydes and Volkov will headline a UFC Fight Night event June 20 …read more

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UFC Announces Blaydes vs. Volkov Will Remain Headliner for June 20 Card

A heavyweight clash pitting Curtis Blaydes against Alexander Volkov is still the scheduled main event for the UFC event on June 20. …read more

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Blaydes-Volkov back on after Canada card nixed

A heavyweight clash between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov, initially scheduled for June 20 in Canada, has been rebooked for the same date in Las Vegas. …read more

Source:: ESPN