UFC London results: Alexander Volkov KOs Fabricio Werdum, earns biggest career win

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Fabricio Werdum takes on Alexander Volkov in the main event, while hometown boy, Jimi Manuwa takes on Jan Blachowicz in the co-main event. Werdum postures up and lands some more, he can't pass and opts to go back into guard. He delivered right hands but did little damage. (Marshman) is not the first and won't be the last - these things happen.

Both fighters were all smiles as the fight began, and Werdum tried to fake out Volkov with a jumping hick kick that got a laugh out of the Russian before Werdum put him on his back five seconds later. Volkov shook off the first two attempts but was taken down midway through the round. Volkov steps in a connects with a punch.

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The momentum of the bout began to change in the third round.

The end came in the fourth round. Immediately Werdum gets the takedown and has Volkov on his back. Werdum bit down on his mouth piece, ducked his head and threw a combination. Werdum lands a jab and trips Werdum after catching a kick. Werdum goes to the ground and Alexander follows him there.

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"It was a great win, the biggest win".

Should he prevail past Fabricio Werdum on Saturday night, then surely a title fight is on the cards for "Drago". "I'm waiting for the title shot", said Volkov following the knockout win.

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Volkov attacked Werdum when the fight returned to his feet, and it looked as though Werdum could be in some trouble as he covered up. Now Volkov comes inside with an uppercut that break's Werdum's guard. "But I worked a lot on my defense.defense, defense, defense". Volkov has been quite the force since making his UFC debut in November of 2016, continuing his win streak and having yet to lose inside the Octagon. He wants to face the victor of champion Stipe Miocic and light heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier who fight on July 7 in Las Vegas.

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