Derrick Lewis, Alexander Volkov Verbally Agree to Match At UFC 229


Better than my English. Im looking for fight on semptember on #UFCMoscow but if you're afraid to come, then we can fight in your backyard. It doesn't matter to warrior – Alexander Volkov (@AlexDragoVolkov) July 28, 2018

Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov have verbally agreed to fight in to co-main event of UFC 229 in a pivotal matchup for the division, ESPN reported on Wednesday.

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor was just announced as the main event for UFC 229, and the card is already shaping up to be one of the biggest UFC events of the year. Volkov (30-6) is coming off of a fourth-round knockout over former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum back in March and is undefeated in the UFC, having won six fights in a row since his last loss in Bellator MMA back in 2015.

The former Bellator heavyweight title holder will take on …

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