Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Fight Night 190: Gane vs. Volkov is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 26, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Ciryl “Bon Gamin” Gane will take on Alexander “Drago” Volkov in the Heavyweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 190 card.

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

The 31-year-old, Ciryl Gane is coming in with a 8-0-0 record. Gane will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gane in February.

Volkov, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Alistair Overeem on February 27, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov and holds a 33-8-0 record.

Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov
31
Age
32
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 7″
245 lbs.
Weight
250 lbs.
81″
Reach
80″
8-0-0
Record
33-8-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Ciryl Gane has an orthodox fighting stance with a 81″ reach. The 32-year-old, Alexander Volkov is an orthodox fighter with a 80″ 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.

Ciryl Gane:
→ Gane’s striking accuracy is 55%.
→ Gane lands 5.04 significant strikes per minute.
→ Gane’s takedown accuracy is 26%.
→ Gane’s takedown average is 1.13 per 15 minutes.
→ Gane’s takedown defense is 100%.

Gane comes in with 55% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.04 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Volkov fires at 59% accuracy, landing about 4.88 significant strikes per minute. Ciryl Gane also has a 26% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.13 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Volkov’s 0.66 takedowns and 66% takedown accuracy.

Alexander Volkov:
→ Volkov’s striking accuracy is 59%.
→ Volkov lands 4.88 significant strikes per minute.
→ Volkov’s takedown accuracy is 70%.
→ Volkov’s takedown average is 0.66 per 15 minutes.
→ Volkov’s takedown defense is 66%.

Alexander spent on average 14:23 minutes in the Octagon and Ciryl has an average fight time of 13:18 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 190 is live in , who do you think will win, Ciryl or Alexander? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 190: Gane vs. Volkov
Date
June 26, 2021
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov

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