TASS, June 21. The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Alexander Volkov lost on points to American Curtis Blades in the main duel of tournament of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) Vegas 3. Fight in the heavy weight category was held in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA).
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All three judges gave the victory to the American – 49:46, 48:47, 48:46.
In the asset 31-year-old Russian 31 wins and eight defeats. On account of 29-year-old Blades 14 wins and two defeats, and one fight was declared invalid.
Before this fight it was reported that Russian would become an official applicant for a title of the champion of UFC in heavy weight category in case of victory over the Blades. The winner of the world title in this weight is the American Stipe Miocic.