Chad Mendes vs. Alex Volkanovski Official For UFC 232 • MMA News
Alex Volkanovski will get his want as he’ll meet Chad Mendes earlier than 2018 is out.
Volkanovski has been vocal about eager to combat somebody larger up within the Final Preventing Championship (UFC) featherweight rankings. He has focused Mendes, however “Money” wasn’t responsive at first as a consequence of Volkanovski’s lack of recognition. Issues seem to have modified, nonetheless.
Chad Mendes vs Alex Volkanovski Set
Earlier at this time (Nov. 6), the UFC introduced that Mendes will likely be going one-on-one with Volkanovski on Dec. 29. The bout will happen on the UFC 232 card. The motion will likely be held contained in the T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In his final outing, Mendes starched Myles Jury within the first spherical by way of TKO. It was “Money’s” first bout in over two years as a consequence of serving a suspension by the U.S. Anti-Doping Company (USADA) for banned substances. The win shot Mendes again up the featherweight rankings to the quantity 5 spot.
As for Volkanovski, he’s on fairly a tear. He’s driving a 15-fight successful streak. “The Great” hasn’t suffered a loss since Could 2013. He finds himself on the 11th spot on the 145-pound rankings after defeating Darren Elkins.
UFC 232 will likely be headlined by a lightweight heavyweight title combat between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. That received’t be the one championship tilt on the cardboard. Within the co-main occasion, girls’s featherweight ruler Cris Cyborg will put her gold on the road towards girls’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. MMA News will maintain you up to the mark on the most recent UFC 232 information.
It’s sink or swim for Alex Volkanovski, can he beat Chad Mendes?