After a three week stint in Abu Dhabi, UFC is back this weekend at Vegas and this fight card is being headlined by former UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem and a top heavyweight contender in Alexander Volkov.
The fight will take place at the UFC’s Apex facility in Las Vegas.
Alistair Overeem has had a late-career resurgence as he is currently riding on a two-fight winning streak and is 4-1 in his last five-fights.
In his last fight, Alistair Overeem knocked out Agusto Sakai at UFC Fight Night 176 last September. Prior to that, he knocked out Walt Harris in round 2 at UFC on ESPN 8. Before that, he suffered a fifth-round TKO loss to Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC on ESPN 7 back in December of 2019.
On the other hand, Alexander Volkov is currently coming off of a TKO win over Walt Harris at UFC 254. Before that, he lost via unanimous decision to Curtis Blaydes at UFC on ESPN 11. Before that, he defeated Greg Hardy via unanimous decision at UFC Moscow.
UFC on Vegas 18: Overeem vs Volkov Prelims Result
Men’s bantamweight: Ode’ Osbourne (9-3, 1-1 UFC) defeats Jerome Rivera (10-5, 0-3 UFC) by first-round KO
Men’s featherweight: Timur Valiev (17-2 1NC, 1-0 1 NC UFC) vs. Martin Day (8-6, 0-4 UFC) by unanimous decision