Alexander Volkov (34-9 MMA, 8-3 UFC) and Tom Aspinall (11-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) competed in a heavyweight bout at the UFC London Main Event. These are some of the most exciting fighters on the UFC roster and Aspinall certainly enjoyed the support of the home crowd at the O2 Arena.
Round 1 – Aspinall looking as calm as ever, and moving well to stay out of Volkov’s reach. Volkov tried to bring him down but Aspinall showed fast hands and landed a three punch combination to put him on his heels. Aspinall looked sharp with his boxing and after dodging a big hook from Volkov secured a beautiful takedown.
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Aspinall landed some brutal elbows that cut Volkov’s face, but after taking some damage he got back to his feet. Volkov was tired and tried to keep Aspinall out of his pocket. He attempted a headkick, but Aspinall dodged it and secured another takedown. He immediately secured side control and secured the armlock for the biggest win of his career.
Darren Till jumped into the octagon to celebrate Tom Aspinall’s win over Alexander Volkov at UFC London
It was the biggest win of Aspinall’s career and the whole arena cheered on his impressive performance. UFC middleweight contender Darren Till served in his corner and immediately jumped into the octagon to celebrate his victory. These two climbed the fence and it was an unforgettable moment.
Michael Bisping was lucky enough to interview Aspinall after his win, and after asking for beers, he called for a match against another up-and-coming heavyweight prospect. Tai Tuivasa. He wants to take on the best Australian athlete and Bisping was more than willing to give his money for this fight.
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