Tag: Alexander Volkanovski

Aljamain Sterling won a close split decision victory over Petr Yan to unify and retain the bantamweight title at UFC 273. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa)

MMA Notebook: Sterling, Volkanovski Retain Titles at UFC 273

Two champions came into UFC 273 looking to retain their titles at the pay-per-view event in Jacksonville. Both left with their belts secured, one as a substantial underdog. Aljamain Sterling won a split-decision victory over Petr Yan to unify the UFC bantamweight title and erase much of the doubt over […]

Alexander Volkanovski needs a new opponent for his next title defense after Max Holloway dropped out due to a lingering injury. (Image: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa)

UFC Notebook: Who Will Step Up to Fight Alexander Volkanovski?

Max Holloway dropped out of his title fight against featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 272, but there is no shortage of fighters willing to step into that main event bout. ESPN reported that Holloway informed the UFC that he would not be able to make the March 5 bout […]