Alexander Volkov vs. Alexandr Romanov – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Alexander Volkov vs. Alexandr Romanov fight preview

UFC Vegas 71: Yan vs. Dvalishvili is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 11, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Alexander ‘Drago’ Volkov will take on Alexandr ‘King Kong’ Romanov in the Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 71 card.

In this post, we will break down Alexander Volkov vs. Alexandr Romanov matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 35-year-old, Alexander Volkov is coming in with a 35-10-0 record. Volkov will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik in June.

Romanov, meanwhile, is coming off a M-DEC loss against Marcin Tybura on June 4, 2022 at UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards and holds a 16-1-0 record.

Alexander Volkov vs. Alexandr Romanov
6′ 7″
6′ 2″
250 lbs.
262 lbs.

Alexander Volkov has an orthodox fighting stance with a 80 reach. The 33-year-old, Alexandr Romanov is an southpaw fighter with a 75 reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Alexander Volkov:
→ Volkov’s striking accuracy is .
→ Volkov lands 4.88 significant strikes per minute.
→ Volkov’s takedown accuracy is .
→ Volkov’s takedown average is 0.51 per 15 minutes.
→ Volkov’s takedown defense is .

Volkov comes in with striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.88 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Romanov fires at accuracy, landing about 3.78 significant strikes per minute. Alexander Volkov also has a takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.51 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Romanov’s 5.18 takedowns and takedown accuracy.

Alexandr Romanov:
→ Romanov’s striking accuracy is .
→ Romanov lands 3.78 significant strikes per minute.
→ Romanov’s takedown accuracy is .
→ Romanov’s takedown average is 5.18 per 15 minutes.
→ Romanov’s takedown defense is .

Alexandr spent on average minutes in the Octagon and Alexander has an average fight time of minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 71 is live in , who do you think will win, Alexander or Alexandr? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 71: Yan vs. Dvalishvili
March 11, 2023
Las Vegas, Nevada
Alexander Volkov vs. Alexandr Romanov

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