Alex Volkanovski is feeling the heat of UFC 284

Alex Volkanovski set to fight Islam Makhachev for the light weight championship title at UFC 284 in the coming Feburary 2023. He has been under pressure because of the bull run by Makhachev in MMA. Islam is following in the footsteps of his coach The Great Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov.

Volkanovski is working on his ground game

Everyone who is a fan of the Ultimate Fighting Championship knows very well how the Russian camp owns the ground game. All of the people from Khabib’s camp are pro at wrestling with solid ground game. In a recent interview Alexander Volkanovski said that he is working on his ground game to neutralize the attack from Islam Makhachev. He said that he is prepared for the possibility of being taken down by Makhachev but he wont panic even if fight ends on the octagon floor.

“A lot of people just prevent getting there, but if the fight doesn’t go there, that’s a bonus. There’s a good chance he might get the takedown, he might get a nice trip, whatever it is. I won’t be surprised if he doesn’t, I’m working everything right now. But if it does, I guarantee you this; I’m gonna be composed, I’m gonna be calm and I’m gonna be fighting my ass off to get back to my feet and I will not panic.”

Alex Volkanovski with Michael Bisping

I love people doubting me : Alex

In the last fight of Islam VS Oliveira, Makhachev went as an underdog but turned the tables and stunnd the crowd with his submission win at UFC 280. This has been playing in Alex Volkanovski’s mind that is why said that:

“As soon as it was Islam and people telling me that — you know, I love people doubting me — saying, ‘Ah, yeah, he’s gonna be too big, too strong,’ and all this. This challenge, the opponent that I’ve got, that excites me more.”

He further said that about Islam that:

“I think going for this champ-champ and taking out someone like Islam is really what people are going to sort of remember. Again, a lot of people think he’s unstoppable right now, but I’m gonna show you that he is stoppable. I can’t wait to go out there and do my thing.”

Alex Volkanovski


What date is UFC 284?

Volkanovski v/s Makhachev at UFC 284 will take place on Feb. 12, 2023 at the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia.

Will the Jones V/S Ngannou happen at UFC 284?

No, the Jones VS Ngannou might happen at UFC 285, but it is still not confirmed.

Which is the best VPN for UFC?

The best UFC VPN according to Binge Access are quite a few, like Nord VPN, Express VPN or Surfshark VPN are great to watch UFC online from anywhere in the world.

What is the record of Islam Makhachev & Alex Volkanovski?

Islam Makhchev stands at 23-1-0 while Alex is at 25-1-0.

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