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Alexander Volkov believes Jairzinho Rozenstruik stoppage was justified: ‘He was in a bad position’

Alexander Volkov saw no problem with Herb Dean’s stoppage in UFC Vegas 56’s main event this past weekend (Sat., June 4, 2022). “Drago” occupied one-half of the headliner alongside Suriname’s Jairzinho Rozenstruik as both looked to rebound off recent losses. Unfortunately for “Bigi Boy,” Volkov bested him in only two minutes and 12 seconds, landing an onslaught of punches that forced the referee to call off the action (watch highlights).
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What’s next for Alexander Volkov and Jairzinho Rozenstruik after UFC Vegas 56?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 56, a heavyweight bout headlined the card as Alexander Volkov took on Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Volkov was looking to rebound from a submission loss to Tom Aspinall in the main event of UFC London back in March. The former Bellator champ had been inconsistent as of late, going just 4-4 in his last eight and was looking to remain a contender in the heavyweight division. Rozenstruik, meanwhile, was coming off a decision loss to Curtis Blaydes his last time out.
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Morning Report: Aljamain Sterling believes Herb Dean made ‘perfect stoppage’ in Alexander Volkov vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Aljamain Sterling believes that Herb Dean got it right. In the main event of UFC Vegas 56, Alexander Volkov scored an early TKO victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik, knocking him out in 2:12 seconds; however, the outcome was not without controversy. Though Rozenstruik was clearly hurt from the strikes of Volkov early, when referee Herb Dean waived the bout off, “Bigi Boy” was on his feet and immediately protesting the stoppage. But bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling believes Dean make the correct call.
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Jairzinho Rozenstruik issues statement following TKO loss to Alexander Volkov: “I’m kinda confused on how the fight went and I’m disappointed that it was stopped”

Jairzinho Rozenstruik has commented on his TKO loss to Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 56. “Bigi Boy” and Volkov shared the Octagon inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas this past Saturday (June 4). The fight ended in the first round via TKO but some felt the stoppage from Herb Dean was too early.
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Alexander Volkov stops Jairzinho Rozenstruik with early first-round TKO

Alexander Volkov landed a big straight hand, then another. He followed with a massive left hook that sent Jairzinho Rozenstruik's mouthpiece flying from his jaw to the Octagon canvas. Volkov kept pumping that long punching combination until referee Herb Dean put a stop to things. The TKO finish for the...
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Jairzinho Rozenstruik releases first statement after ‘troubling’ stoppage in fight with Alexander Volkov

Jairzinho Rozenstruik definitely didn’t agree with referee Herb Dean’s decision to stop his fight against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 56. Dean waived off the fight after Volkov cracked Rozenstruik with a blistering right hand followed by a barrage of punches early in the first round in Saturday’s main event, leaving “Bigi Boy” wobbled and dropping to one knee while eating shots against the cage. While Rozenstruik essentially walked away from the stoppage, he was still absorbing a lot of blows in succession after the initial punch from Volkov that hurt him.
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Alexander Volkov brawls with Jairzinho Rozenstruik, knocks him out in the first | UFC Vegas 56

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight talents Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Alexander Volkov went to war tonight (Sat., June 4, 2022) in the main event of UFC Vegas 56 inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was a rare main event between men in almost identical positions: they were ranked right next to one another, have picked up similar recent wins, and have lost to the same opponents ranked above them. A pair of contenders inside the Top 10 still looking to break back into the title mix, both fighters really needed a win in order to look up the rankings. Otherwise, the defeated man remained stuck in mud.
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Pros react after Alexander Volkov stops Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Vegas 56

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 56 event was headlined by a heavyweight contest between Alexander Volkov and Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Volkov (35-10 MMA) had entered the contest looking to rebound, this after suffering a first round submission loss to Tom Aspinall in his previous effort. Prior to that setback, the former Bellator champion had earned a decision win over Marcin Tybura at UFC 267.
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Alexander Volkov vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik full fight video highlights

Watch Alexander Volkov vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik full fight video highlights from UFC Vegas 56’s main event, courtesy of the UFC and other outlets. UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik took place June 4 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov (35-10) took on power-punching contender Jairzinho Rozenstruik (12-4) in the night’s main event. The fight aired live on ESPN+.
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