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Alexander Volkov

Alexander "Drago" Volkov
  • Given Name: Александр Волков
  • MMA Record: 30-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Drago
  • Current Streak: 6 Wins
  • Age: 29 | Date of Birth: 1988.10.24
  • Last Fight: March 17, 2018 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 246.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Strela Team
  • Height: 6'7" (201cm) | Reach: 81.0" (206cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $110,000 USD
  • Born: Russia
  • Fighting out of: Moscow, Russia
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Alexander Volkov Heavyweight Ranking History

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Alexander Volkov MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:38 Round 4 of 5, 16:38 Total

Br Fabrício Werdum
29-6-0 23-7-1

Gb UFC Fight Night 127: Werdum vs. Volkov
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2018.03.17
Odds: +175 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Perf/Night | Weigh-In: 246.0 lbs (111.6 kgs) | Referee: Marc Goddard
#45 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2018
UFC Fight Night 127 Performance of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:30 Round 3 of 5, 13:30 Total

Nl Stefan Struve
28-6-0 28-8-0

Nl UFC Fight Night 115: Volkov vs. Struve
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2017.09.02
Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 251.0 lbs (113.9 kgs) | Referee: Marc Goddard
UFC Fight Night 115 Fight of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Roy Nelson
27-6-0 22-13-0

Us UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs. Reis
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2017.04.15
Odds: -155 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 245.0 lbs (111.1 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Timothy Johnson
26-6-0 10-2-0

Gb UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs. Hall 2
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2016.11.19
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 249.0 lbs (112.9 kgs) | Referee: Grant Waterman
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:38 Round 1 of 5

Sk Attila Végh
25-6-0 29-6-2

Ru M-1 Challenge 68: Shlemenko vs. Vasilevsky II
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Heavyweight | 265

2016.06.16
Weigh-In: 240.1 lbs (108.9 kgs) | Referee: Marco Broersen
M-1 Challenge 68 Knockout of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
0:43 Round 3 of 5, 10:43 Total

Ee Denis Smoldarev
24-6-0 11-1-0

Ru M-1 Challenge 64: Smoldarev vs. Volkov
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Heavyweight | 265

2016.02.19
Weigh-In: 237.0 lbs (107.5 kgs) | Referee: Viktor Korneev
M-1 Challenge 64 Submission of the Night
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Fr Cheick Kongo
24-5-0 22-10-2

Us Bellator 139: Kongo vs. Volkov
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2015.06.26
Odds: -170 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 242.0 lbs (109.8 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Tony Johnson Jr.
24-4-0 8-2-0

Us Bellator 136: Brooks vs. Jansen
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2015.04.10
Odds: -315 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 Base | Weigh-In: 243.0 lbs (110.2 kgs) | Referee: Mike Beltran
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

By Alexei Kudin
23-4-0 19-8-0

Ru Union MMA Pro
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2015.02.21
Weigh-In: 240.3 lbs (109.0 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:40 Round 1 of 3

Us Roy Boughton
22-4-0 10-4-0

Ru Tech-Krep FC: Battle of Heroes
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2014.12.12
Weigh-In: 240.3 lbs (109.0 kgs)
Win | Submission | Choke
1:08 Round 2 of 3, 6:08 Total

Bg Blagoi Ivanov
21-4-0 11-0-0

Us Bellator 120: Rampage vs. King Mo
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 265 lbs

2014.05.17
Odds: +105 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 236.1 lbs (107.1 kgs) | Referee: John Dixson
Win | KO/TKO | Kick
2:44 Round 1 of 3

Us Siala Siliga
20-4-0 6-2-0

Us Bellator 116: Johnson vs. Ivanov
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 265 lbs

2014.04.11
Odds: -270 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 235.7 lbs (106.9 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#36 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2014
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:21 Round 1 of 3

Us Mark Holata
19-4-0 12-4-0

Us Bellator 111: Dantas vs. Leone
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 265 lbs

2014.03.07
Odds: -425 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 235.8 lbs (107.0 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Cancelled Bout Vitaly Minakov Bellator 109 2013.11.22
Reason: Bout Rescheduled
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:57 Round 1 of 5

Ru Vitaly Minakov
19-3-0 12-0-0

Us Bellator 108: Rampage vs. Beltran
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Heavyweight | 265

2013.11.15
Odds: +180 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 235.0 lbs (106.6 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Richard Hale
18-3-0 21-4-1

Us Bellator 84
Main Event | Tournament Finals | 265 lbs

2012.12.14
Odds: -135 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 232.2 lbs (105.3 kgs) | Referee: Gary Copeland
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:59 Round 2 of 3, 9:59 Total

Br Vinicius Queiroz
17-3-0 6-2-0

Us Bellator 80
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 265 lbs

2012.11.09
Odds: -220 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 226.0 lbs (102.5 kgs) | Referee: James Warring
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Brett Rogers
16-3-0 12-4-0

Us Bellator 75
Co-Main Event | Tournament Quarterfinal | 265 lbs

2012.10.05
Odds: -115 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 225.2 lbs (102.1 kgs) | Referee: Rob Hinds
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Rs Stefan Stankovic

Ru Far Eastern Modern Pankration Federation

2012.05.26
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Ricco Rodriguez

Ru Russia Regional

2012.02.23
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:00 Round 1 of 3

Ru Arsen Abdulkerimov
13-3-0 4-1-0

Ru M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Monson
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.11.20
Weigh-In: 229.3 lbs (104.0 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ru Bakhodir Ibragimov

Ru Russia Regional

2011.10.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Bg Nedyalko Karadjov

Ru Russia Regional

2011.08.05
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:05 Round 2 of 3, 8:05 Total

Ru Denis Goltsov
10-3-0 3-2-0

Ru M-1 Challenge 25: Zavurov vs Magumedov 2
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.04.28
Weigh-In: 220.3 lbs (99.9 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:00 Round 1 of 2

Ua Ruslan Chapko
9-3-0 0-2-0

Ru Voronezh Interregional 2011
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.01.13
Loss | Decision
4 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Us Pat Bennett
9-2-0 3-2-0

Ru M-1 Challenge 22: Narkun vs. Vasilevsky
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2010.12.10
Weigh-In: 224.5 lbs (101.8 kgs) | Referee: Mika Sinkkonen
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ua Evgeni Babich

Ru Russia Regional

2010.09.17
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ru Eldar Yagudin

Ru Russia Regional

2010.08.06
Loss | Submission | Choke

Ru Maxim Grishin

Ru M-1 Global

2010.07.22
Win | Submission | Choke

Ua Alexander Romaschenko

Ua M-1 Global

2010.05.28
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Ru Vitalii Yalovenko

Ua M-1 Global

2010.04.09
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Ru Ibragim Magomedov

Ru M-1 Global

2009.12.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ru Smbat Zakaryan

Ru ProFC

2009.10.30
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ru Abdulkhalik Magomedov

Ru M-1 Global

2009.10.03
Loss | Submission | Armlock

Ru Akhmed Sultanov

Ru M-1 Global

2009.06.23
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ru Adam Alikhanov

Ru M-1 Global

2009.05.28
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ru Nikolay Pleshakov

Ru M-1 Global

2009.04.19

Alexander Volkov Wiki Update Wiki

Alexander "Drago" Volkov is a Russian Heavyweight mixed martial artist. Hailing from the Russian capitol, Moscow, he has competed professionally since 2009, mostly for the Russian M-1 promotion and has racked up a record of 16-3 before making his American debut for Bellator MMA in 2012. He defeated Brett Rogers and Vinicius Queiroz on his way to winning the Bellator Season 7 Heavyweight Tournament and the vacant Bellator Heavyweight Title by defeating Richard Hale in the finals. He would however lose the title the following year in his first defense against an undefeated Russian Heavyweight Vitaly Minakov

Volkov's next fought Mark Holata at Bellator 111: Dantas vs. Leone on March 7th, 2014 and earned a 1st round TKO.  

Volkov's next fight is against Siala Siliga at Bellator 116: Johnson vs. Ivanov on April 11st, 2014. 




Last updated 04.09.2014, 4:13 PM ET
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