UFC Veteran Alexander Volkov takes on French Phenom Ciryl Gane
On June 26th Undefeated French fighter Ciryl Gane (8-0) takes on UFC Veteran contender in Alexander Volkov (33-8) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 190. Both fighters are looking to make there mark on the heavyweight division where recently crowned heavyweight king Francis Ngannou reigns.
Gane who fights out of MMA Factory in France and is currently the #3 Heavyweight contender in the UFC. Gane recently defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik in a 5 round main event by unanimous decision, which moved him in to the top 5 in the rankings. Unfortunately by most fight fans Gane did enough to win the fight but not enough to win over any fans.
Volkov on the other hand is currently on a 2 fight win streak defeating recently released UFC Legend Allistair Overeem and Walt Harris. Both wins have helped Volkov remain a top contender in the division but unfortunately when it comes to fights that could lead to a title shot Volkov has failed to perform. Volkov's most recent loss is to Curtis Blaydes who now stands at #4 in the division after a lose to Derrick Lewis.
Gane is currently a -150 betting favorite, while Volkov is a +125.
Our Prediction: Ciryl Gane by Decision
Main Card (ESPN+)
Heavyweight Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov
Heavyweight Tanner Boser vs. Ovince St. Preux
Bantamweight Raoni Barcelos vs. Timur Valiev
Featherweight Andre Fili vs. Daniel Pineda
Welterweight Tim Means vs. Nicolas Dalby
Lightweight Renato Moicano vs. Jai Herbert
Preliminary card (ESPN+)
Light Heavyweight Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Danilo Marques
Welterweight Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Michel Prazeres
Welterweight Warlley Alves vs. Jeremiah Wells
Light Heavyweight Marcin Prachnio vs. Isaac Villanueva
Women’s Bantamweight Julia Avila vs. Julija Stoliarenko
Featherweight Charles Rosa vs. Justin Jaynes
Lightweight Yancy Medeiros vs. Damir Hadžović