HomeFightsAlexander Volkov: “I Hope, with the successful outcome of the battle with DOS Santos will be involved in the race for the belt”
Russian mixed martial arts fighter Alexander Volkov shared his expectations from match against Brazilian Junior DOS Santos.
Fight Volkov and DOS Santos will take place on 9 November in the framework of the UFC in Moscow.
DOS Santos is a fighter of world level, was the champion of the UFC, he now retains championship ambitions, is experiencing a second wind, Volkov said. — I feel that he is at the peak. Each of us believes in themselves they will match 50: 50. There are two drummer with different styles. I don’t think we will need all five rounds. Need to break in and storm the division next. As soon as I signed in the UFC, the organization stopped me, gave opponents. Despite the fact that want the battles easy, give strong opponents. I hope if a successful outcome I will be involved in the race for the belt. It motivates me to fight, to prepare, consider yourself a favorite.
The wolves went for a career 37 fights, won 30 wins (20 by knockout). On account of DOS Santos 21 wins (13 Ko) in 26 fights.
In addition, 35-year-old Brazilian is a former holder of the championship belt the UFC heavyweight champion.
The wolves held its latest fight against American derrick Lewis as part of the UFC 229. The fight ended for the Russian athlete defeat by knockout.