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Ngannou calls out Volkov again, Volkov responds

Francis Ngannou is looking for a suitable next opponent, and it seems that he’s settled on Alexander Volkov. UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou has made no secret of the fact …read more

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Francis Ngannou Tells Alexander Volkov To ‘Sign The Damn Contract’

Francis Ngannou has his eyes set on fighting Alexander Volkov next and wants the Russian to actually sign the contract this time. After Junior dos Santos pulled out of his …read more

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Posted on December 1, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Alexander Volkov calls out Francis Ngannou, ‘The Predator’ responds

UFC heavyweight knockout artist Francis Ngannou (14-3 MMA) has been hounding his employer to book him a fight.
‘The Predator’ has not stepped foot inside the Octagon since June’s UFC event …read more

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Francis Ngannou Continues Pursuit of Alexander Volkov, Targets UFC 246 for Potential Bout

Francis Ngannou is a man on a mission, and currently his primary objective is a fight with fellow heavyweight contender Alexander Volkov. …read more

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Posted on November 30, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Francis Ngannou offers Alexander Volkov a free trip to UFC 246 in Las Vegas

Francis Ngannou has an opponent and date in mind for his return to the cage.
Saturday afternoon, the Cameroonian heavyweight, who sits at No. 3 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMA …read more

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UFC Moscow Medical Suspensions: Greg Hardy Sidelined For 180 Days

UFC Moscow went down two weeks ago, yet the medical suspensions have just been announced and Greg Hardy has gotten a lengthy sit. The heavyweight took on Alexander Volkov in …read more

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UFC Moscow Medical Suspensions: Greg Hardy Sidelined For 180-Days

UFC Moscow went down two weeks ago, yet the medical suspensions have just been announced and Greg Hardy has gotten a lengthy sit. The heavyweight took on Alexander Volkov in …read more

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Francis Ngannou: ‘I Think Alexander Volkov Is Clearly Dodging Me’

Francis Ngannou claims that Alexander Volkov has turned down two fights against him. Volkov was in action at UFC Moscow this past Saturday (Nov. 9). He took on late replacement …read more

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Francis Ngannou accuses UFC of using him as a gatekeeper

Francis Ngannou wants another shot at the UFC heavyweight title, and believes a fight with Alexander Volkov could be the key to earning that opportunity. Unfortunately, the Cameroonian-Frenchman is convinced …read more

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‘Cigano’ Has Not Escaped The Wrath Of ‘Drago’

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Just because Alexander Volkov disposed of Greg Hardy in the UFC Moscow co-main event last weekend on ESPN+ and is already …read more

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Greg Hardy Speaks On UFC Moscow Loss To Alexander Volkov

Greg Hardy has spoken on his UFC Moscow loss and he isn’t making excuses. Yesterday (Nov. 9), Hardy shared the Octagon with Alexander Volkov. The heavyweight clash served as the …read more

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Ngannou to Volkov after UFC Moscow: Don’t turn this down again

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Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou wants Alexander Volkov next. UFC heavyweight contender Alexander Volkov dealt Greg Hardy his second UFC loss on …read more

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Alexander Volkov has ‘Unfinished Business’ with Junior dos Santos

It may not have been the most exciting fight to ever go down inside the famed Octagon, but Alexander Volkov will take nonetheless take a victory. …read more

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Alexander Volkov wants to settle 'unfinished business' with Junior Dos Santos, Alistair Overeem

Alexander Volkov believes he’s earned himself a big-fight opportunity after beating Greg Hardy in the UFC on ESPN+ 21 co-main event.
Volkov (31-7 MMA, 5-1 UFC) returned from a 13-month layoff …read more

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Francis Ngannou Calls Out Alexander Volkov After UFC Moscow

Francis Ngannou has his eyes on his next opponent and that is Alexander Volkov. Many thought the two would fight at UFC Moscow on Saturday after Junior dos Santos pulled …read more

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Francis Ngannou calls out Alexander Volkov following UFC Moscow

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou called out Alexander Volkov following his unanimous decision win over Greg Hardy at UFC Moscow.

Volkov won a lopsided unanimous decision over Hardy with the three …read more

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Hardy ‘in tears on the inside’ after UFC Moscow loss to Volkov

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An emotional Greg Hardy spoke to ESPN after his second UFC loss at the hands of Alexander Volkov. Greg Hardy …read more

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Greg Hardy Admits He ‘Has a Lot to Go’ Following Loss to Alexander Volkov

It’s been an active 2019 for Greg Hardy, and the controversial former NFL Pro Bowler has experienced mixed results in the Octagon. …read more

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Greg Hardy reacts following decision loss to Alexander Volkov

Greg Hardy made a quick turnaround in order to fight Alexander Volkov in the co-headliner of today’s UFC Moscow event.

‘The Prince of War’ had just scrapped Ben Sosoli for fifteen …read more

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Greg Hardy ‘in tears on the inside’ after UFC Moscow loss to Alexander Volkov

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An emotional Greg Hardy saw no positives and no upside to going three rounds with a top-ranked UFC heavyweight.
A decision …read more

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Who's next for Greg Hardy, Zabit, key fighters from UFC Moscow?

Greg Hardy performed better than expected, but a notch below Alexander Volkov’s class for his next fight makes sense. …read more

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Greg Hardy 'devastated' by UFC on ESPN+ 21 loss, but won't offer excuses: 'Not a single one'

If Greg Hardy wanted to list excuses for his defeat to Alexander Volkov, there were plenty of them.
A relative lack of experience, a short-notice call-up and a mid-fight injury that …read more

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Pros react to Alexander Volkov defeating Greg Hardy at UFC Moscow

A heavyweight bout between Greg Hardy and Alexander Volkov co-headlined today’s UFC Moscow event.

Hardy (5-1 MMA) was making a quick turnaround for today’s contest. The former Dallas Cowboy was last …read more

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UFC Moscow results: Alexander Volkov out strikes Greg Hardy to win unanimous decision in co-main event

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After 13 months away, Alexander Volkov returned to action in his home country on Saturday while also getting back in the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Alexander Volkov's win over Greg Hardy at UFC on ESPN+ 21

Alexander Volkov returned from a more than yearlong layoff on Saturday to defeat Greg Hardy in the UFC on ESPN+ 21 co-main event.
Volkov (31-7 MMA, 5-1 UFC) showed he was …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 21 results: Alexander Volkov outpoints Greg Hardy after 13-month layoff

It wasn’t the decisive victory many expected, but Alexander Volkov comfortably beat Greg Hardy on Saturday in the UFC on ESPN+ 21 co-main event.
After Junior Dos Santos fell out of …read more

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UFC Moscow results: Volkov outclasses Hardy

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On the UFC Moscow main card, Alexander Volkov took a dominant decision over Greg Hardy, and Danny Roberts knocked out Zelim …read more

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UFC Moscow Results: Alexander Volkov defeats Greg Hardy (Highlights)

A heavyweight bout featuring former Bellator champion Alexander Volkov taking on former NFL star Greg Hardy co-headlined today’s UFC Moscow event.

Volkov (30-7 MMA) will be returning to action for the …read more

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Greg Hardy and the fastest turnarounds in UFC history

Greg Hardy will join an exclusive club of fighters Saturday when he steps in the octagon against Alexander Volkov in the UFC on ESPN+ 21 co-main event.
Hardy (5-1 MMA, 2-1 …read more

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Volkov still wants to face JDS after UFC Moscow

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Alexander Volkov still wants an opportunity to take on former champion Junior dos Santos. The former Bellator heavyweight champion, Alexander Volkov, was disappointed when …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC Moscow: Main card preview

Get the scoop on the main card action out of UFC Moscow, featuring an anticipated(?) heavyweight clash between lanky Alexander Volkov and former NFL All-Pro Greg Hardy. Even though Zabit …read more

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UFC Moscow weigh-in results: Zabit Magomedsharipov, Calvin Kattar hit marks

This Saturday the UFC will return to Russia with the exciting UFC Moscow card.
The highly anticipated event was initially being built around the Alexander Volkov vs Junior dos Santos heavyweight …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 21 breakdown: Can Greg Hardy pull off the upset vs. Alexander Volkov?

If nothing else, the UFC on ESPN+ 21 co-main event between Alexander Volkov and Greg Hardy is an interesting study in contrasts.
Hardy (5-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) took the heavyweight fight …read more

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Quote: Greg Hardy May Finish Alexander Volkov At UFC Moscow

A former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion believes Greg Hardy has what it takes to stop Alexander Volkov. This Saturday (Nov. 9), Hardy will share the Octagon with Volkov in the …read more

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Alexander Volkov: "This Is My Show"

Unfazed by the late change in opponent, Alexander Volkov is full speed ahead for his heavyweight bout with Greg Hardy Saturday at UFC Moscow.
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UFC ‘Moscow’ Clash: Volkov Vs. Hardy!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight hitters Alexander Volkov and Greg Hardy will collide this Saturday (Nov. 9, 2019) at UFC Fight Night 163 …read more

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Muhammed Lawal believes Greg Hardy beats and possibly finishes Alexander Volkov

American Top Team coach and MMA legend Muhammed Lawal is impressed with the progress Greg Hardy has made in MMA.
The former NFL star is in his first year in the …read more

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Greg Hardy says he wants the respect of his peers and MMA fans

Controversial heavyweight Greg Hardy takes on Alexander Volkov this weekend at UFC Moscow, and he says he’s fighting for the respect of his peers and fans.
Hardy has been a lightning …read more

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UFC Moscow | Pro fighters make their picks for Greg Hardy vs. Alexander Volkov

In the co-main event of UFC Moscow, Greg Hardy is getting the big step up in competition many fans have been calling for. He is set to take on top-10 …read more

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UFC exec: Greg Hardy will not be allowed to use inhaler in Moscow

The UFC’s return to Moscow will be headlined by a heavyweight fight between Alexander Volkov and short-notice replacement opponent Greg Hardy.
Hardy last fought fought in mid-October, when he took on …read more

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Greg Hardy Hopes To Gain Respect

Greg Hardy is relishing the chance to prove himself against Alexander Volkov.
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Posted on November 6, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Greg Hardy Hopes To Gain Respect

Greg Hardy is relishing the chance to prove himself against Alexander Volkov.
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Jeff Novitzky confirms Greg Hardy not allowed to use inhaler at UFC Moscow

Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

Ex-NFL player Greg Hardy will face his toughest test to date in the UFC when he meets Alexander Volkov in the three-round main event from …read more

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Roy Nelson offers advice to Greg Hardy for Alexander Volkov fight: Use ‘two inhalers’

Bellator heavyweight Roy Nelson has some words of advice for the UFC’s Greg Hardy when he fights Alexander Volkov. Nelson tells Hardy to ‘use two inhalers.’
Nelson previously fought Volkov in …read more

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UFC 244 free fight: Watch Derrick Lewis' incredible comeback KO win over Alexander Volkov

After having a tough time dealing with Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 in 2018, Derrick Lewis was able to deliver a thunderous come-from-behind knockout.
“The Black Beast” was down on the …read more

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Junior dos Santos Says He Could Have Lost Leg Due to Bacterial Infection

On Tuesday, former Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight king Junior dos Santos was forced out of his main event fight against former Bellator MMA heavyweight champ Alexander Volkov at UFC Moscow …read more

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Morning Report: Francis Ngannou explains why he was passed over for short-notice fight with Alexander Volkov

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Earlier this week, it was announced that Junior dos Santos had been forced out of his UFC Moscow co-main event fight with Alexander Volkov …read more

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Posted on October 24, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Graphic: Dos Santos shows staph infection that removed him from Volkov bout

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Junior dos Santos won’t fight Alexander Volkov in Moscow due to a bad case of staph infection. Former heavyweight champion …read more

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Greg Hardy: ‘It’s Time to Make a Statement’ Against Alexander Volkov at UFC Moscow

When Greg Hardy saw that American Top Team training partner Junior dos Santos wouldn’t be able to fight against Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night 163, he jumped at the …read more

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Junior dos Santos Provides Update Regarding Bacterial Infection in Leg

Junior dos Santos initially thought he could battle through a bacterial infection in his left leg without missing his scheduled UFC Moscow bout against Alexander Volkov, but the injury ultimately …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Junior dos Santos Details Infection That Forced Him To Withdraw From UFC Moscow

It was announced on Tuesday, Junior dos Santos was forced to withdraw from his UFC Moscow fight against Alexander Volkov. He had to pull out with a bacterial infection. dos …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Pic: Cigano Has A Hole In His Leg (And A Drain)

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, was forced to withdraw from his UFC Moscow main event against Alexander Volkov after contracting a skin infection …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Greg Hardy Believes He Will Knock Out Alexander Volkov At UFC Moscow

Greg Hardy is getting a big step up in competition as he is set to take on Alexander Volkov on short-notice at UFC Moscow. It will be the first time …read more

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Junior Dos Santos details scary bacterial infection that forced him out of UFC on ESPN+ 21

Junior Dos Santos was forced out of his UFC on ESPN+ 21 headliner vs. Alexander Volkov because of a bacterial infection in his leg, which he revealed could have been …read more

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Opening odds for Greg Hardy vs Alexander Volkov released

The opening betting odds for the new UFC Moscow co-main event between Greg Hardy and Alexander Volkov have now been released.
The mixed martial arts world was stunned yesterday when it …read more

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Greg Hardy ready to make a statement vs. 'actual monster' Alexander Volkov on short notice

Greg Hardy will be stepping into the octagon on just 18 days’ notice to meet by far his biggest challenge to date when he goes against Alexander Volkov at UFC …read more

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Updated UFC Moscow Fight Card, ESPN+ Line Up

With Junior dos Santos injured and unable to compete, controversial heavyweight slugger Greg Hardy will join the Moscow line up to battle Alexander Volkov in the new co-main event (full …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Greg Hardy asks to be baptized by fire in Moscow

Chris Rini

Stepping up to face Alexander Volkov across the pond, is this the redemption story we’ve been hearing about?
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Francis Ngannou after UFC gives Alexander Volkov fight to Greg Hardy

When Junior dos Santos withdrew from his UFC Moscow headlining fight with Alexander Volkov, Francis Ngannou suggested that he’d be willing to step in and replace him. In the end, …read more

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Greg Hardy expected to face Alexander Volkov in new UFC Moscow co-main event

Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting

Greg Hardy will take a decided step up in competition in his next fight.
The ex-NFL player has accepted a fight against Alexander Volkov at …read more

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Greg Hardy Agrees to Step in On Short Notice, Faces Alexander Volkov at UFC Moscow

Greg Hardy will take a significant step up in competition in his next Octagon appearance, as the former NFL star has agreed to face Alexander Volkov on short notice at …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Fresh off no contest, Hardy fills in for dos Santos

Greg Hardy will fight next in November, replacing Junior dos Santos in a fight against Alexander Volkov. Hardy is coming off an Oct. 18 no-contest in which he illegally used …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Greg Hardy set to fight Alexander Volkov in UFC on ESPN+ 21 co-headliner on 18 days' notice

Who’s ready for Greg Hardy to take a step up in competition? Greg Hardy is apparently – and on short notice, in enemy territory.
Hardy, coming off a controversial no contest …read more

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Greg Hardy steps in against Alexander Volkov in UFC Moscow

Junior dos Santos was recently forced out of his UFC Moscow headlining fight with Alexander Volkov. He’ll be replaced a very unlikely fighter: former football player Greg Hardy.
UPDATE: This Hardy …read more

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Dos Santos pulls out of UFC Moscow main event

Junior Dos Santos has been forced to withdraw from from his fight against Alexander Volkov at UFC Moscow on Nov. 9 after recently contracting cellulitis on his left shin. …read more

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Junior dos Santos Withdraws from UFC Moscow Main Event vs. Alexander Volkov

Junior dos Santos has been forced to pull out of his headlining clash with Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night 163 in Moscow, according to multiple reports. …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Junior dos Santos Hospitalized, Out Of UFC Moscow Main Event

Junior dos Santos will not take on Alexander Volkov in the main event of UFC Moscow after all. The Brazilian has a bacterial infection and was forced to withdraw. RT …read more

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Reports: Junior dos Santos out of UFC on ESPN+ 21 main event with Alexander Volkov

Junior Dos Santos is out of his UFC on ESPN+ 21 main event with Alexander Volkov, according to reports.
Dos Santos, the former UFC heavyweight champion, was set to face off …read more

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Junior dos Santos hospitalized, out of UFC Moscow fight with Alexander Volkov

Junior dos Santos is out of an upcoming five-round fight with Alexander Volkov. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is out of his …read more

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