Alexander Volkov

by Bchrome 03 Jul,2017
Alexander Volkov
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 7 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Alexander Yevgenievich Volkov
  • Birth Place Moscow
  • Famous Name Alexander Volkov
  • Father Yevgeniy Volkov
  • Nationality Russian
  • Ethnicity white
  • Currently Working For MMA
  • Affair with N/A
  • Girlfriend N/A

Alexander Volkov is a Russian MMA fighter. Currently, he competes in the UFC heavyweight division. He started his professional MMA career in 2009. He competed mostly for the M-1 Global promotion and has also competed at Bellator MMA event.

 

Volkov is a former M-1 Global and Bellator MMA heavyweight champion. He is currently ranked #5 in heavyweight ranking.

Alexander Volkov Early Life

Alexander Volkov was born on October 24, 1988, in, Moscow, Soviet, Union. Regarding his nationality, he is Russian. His ethnicity is unknown at this time. His star sign is Scorpio.

Volkov was born to Yevgeniy Volkov. Alexander Volkov has been doing sports since his childhood. At the age of 9, he bagged his first karate belt. Later on, he also started training of martial arts and kickboxing.

Alexander Volkov Professional Career

In April 2009, Alexander Volkov made his professional MMA debut against the Nikolay Oleshakov. He won the fight via TKO (punches) in just 80 seconds. Next, he faced, Adam Alikhanov and the won the fight via TKO in just 20 seconds. Upon defeating Adam Alikhanov, he faced first professional loss against the Akhmed Sultanov.

In September 2012, Alexander Volkov agreed to compete for the Bellator Fighting Championship. On his debut fight of Bellator, he faced Brett Rogers at the event of Bellator 75. He won the fight via unanimous decision in the third round. He was released by Bellator MMA after two losses in 2015. For Bellator, he played his last fight in a loss against the Cheick Kongo.

In September 2016, Alexander Volkov agreed on a contract with the UFC. On Nov 19, 2016, he made his UFC debut against Timothy Johnson. He won the fight via unanimous decision in the third round. On April 15, 2017, at UFC on Fox 24, he faced Roy Nelson and won the fight via unanimous decision.

Volkov then defeated Stefan Struve and Fabrício Werdum via knockout and later faced a loss against Derrick Lewis at UFc 229 in October 2018.

Alexander Volkov has an MMA record of 30 wins in 36 fights. His wins include 20 by knockouts, three by submissions, and seven were by decisions.

Personal Life & Affair of Alexander Volkov

Alexander Volkov has reached the age of 28 now. He has perfect height and personality. He has a standing height of 6’7”, which is around 2.0m. His weight is around 113 kg.

Volkov is married to Vita Volkov but has not revealed more details about her. He has shared several photos with her on his Instagram.

Alexander Volkov Net Worth & Facts

Alexander Volkov earning a heavy salary for his performance. His total salary boosted his net worth. He has huge numbers of admirers on social networking sites. Moreover, detail info about his life and bio can be easily taken from Wiki. 

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