Don’t miss the highly anticipated heavyweight bout between Tai Tuivasa and Alexander Volkov at UFC 293. Can Tuivasa bounce back in front of his hometown crowd in Sydney?
|Tai Tuivasa will face Alexander Volkov at UFC 293 in Sydney, Australia.|
|Tuivasa started his impressive UFC run in 2020 with a five-fight win streak.|
|He suffered two consecutive losses after his win streak, and now aims to avoid a third against Volkov.|
|Volkov is riding the momentum of two first-round finishes in his last fights.|
In an exciting heavyweight bout scheduled for UFC 293 on September 9, Tai Tuivasa will face off against Alexander Volkov. This highly anticipated fight will take place in Sydney, Australia, marking the promotion’s return to the city. With the hometown advantage, Tuivasa aims to regain his winning streak in front of his loyal Australian fans.
Tuivasa’s Impressive Run
Tuivasa’s UFC career took an upward trajectory in 2020 when he delivered a stunning knockout victory against Stefan Struve. This win marked the beginning of a five-fight win streak, with each opponent falling before the second round. Tuivasa’s dominance earned him a matchup against former interim heavyweight titleholder Ciryl Gane in September of last year. Although the fight ended in a loss for Tuivasa, their performance was deemed the Fight of the Night.
Aiming for Redemption
After his defeat against Gane, Tuivasa faced Sergei Pavlovich a few months later. Unfortunately, he suffered a quick defeat, leaving him determined to avoid a third consecutive loss. Now, Tuivasa has an opportunity to redeem himself in his hometown against the formidable Volkov.
Alexander Volkov, also known as ‘Drago,’ is currently ranked just behind Tuivasa in the UFC’s heavyweight division. He enters this fight with the momentum of two consecutive first-round finishes against Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Alexandr Romanov. Volkov’s impressive performances have positioned him as a formidable opponent for Tuivasa.
To witness this heavyweight showdown and see if Tuivasa can bounce back, mark your calendars for UFC 293 on September 9. It’s a fight you won’t want to miss!