• Fight Date: Sat, Feb 17, 2024

On Saturday, February 17 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, USA Alexander «The Great» Volkanovski will meet Ilia «El Matador» Topuria for UFC World title in a 5-round featherweight bout.

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Ilia Topuria
Alexander Volkanovski
Alexander Volkanovski
The Great
Ilia Topuria
Ilia Topuria
El Matador
Country AustraliaAustralia
Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia
SpainSpain
Halle, Westfalen, Germany
Age 35 years 27 years
Pro 11 years 8 years
Height 5′ 6″ (168 cm) 5′ 7″ (170 cm)
Reach 71½″ (181 cm) 69″ (176 cm)
Division featherweight
(145 lbs / 65,8 kg)
featherweight
(145 lbs / 65,8 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles
UFC (featherweight)
-
Record 26 - 3 - 0
(13 KOs)
14 - 0 - 0
(4 KOs)
KOs 50% 28%
Inactive 119 days 238 days
Advant.
Ilia Topuria won by knockout (KO) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, February 17 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Alexander Volkanovski versus Ilia Topuria?

  • To Be Announced

Volkanovski vs. Topuria Full Fight Highlights

Volkanovski vs. Topuria Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, February 17?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
featherweight (145 lbs)Alexander Volkanovski
(26 - 3 - 0)
Ilia Topuria
(14 - 0 - 0)
UFC
middleweight (185 lbs)Robert Whittaker
(24 - 7 - 0)
Paulo Costa
(14 - 2 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Geoff Neal
(15 - 5 - 0)
Ian Machado Garry
(13 - 0 - 0)
bantamweight (135 lbs)Merab Dvalishvili
(16 - 4 - 0)
Henry Cejudo
(16 - 3 - 0)
middleweight (185 lbs)Anthony Hernandez
(11 - 2 - 0)
Roman Kopylov
(12 - 2 - 0)
strawweight (115 lbs)Amanda Lemos
(13 - 3 - 1)
Mackenzie Dern
(13 - 4 - 0)
heavyweight (265 lbs)Marcos Rogério de Lima
(21 - 9 - 1)
Junior Tafa
(5 - 1 - 0)
bantamweight (135 lbs)Rinya Nakamura
(8 - 0 - 0)
Carlos Vera
(11 - 3 - 0)
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Mingyang Zhang
(16 - 6 - 0)
Brendson Ribeiro
(15 - 5 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Josh Quinlan
(6 - 1 - 0)
Danny Barlow
(7 - 0 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Val Woodburn
(7 - 1 - 0)
Oban Elliott
(9 - 2 - 0)
flyweight (125 lbs)Andrea Lee
(13 - 8 - 0)
Miranda Maverick
(12 - 5 - 0)
Alexander «The Great» Volkanovski

Alexander «The Great» Volkanovski

Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Volkanovski has been performing for 11 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Alexander Volkanovski took place on October 21, 2023 against Islam MakhachevIslam Makhachev (24 - 1 - 0).
Volkanovski lost by knockout (KO).

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Islam Makhachev 

Alexander Volkanovski's last fight

First world title

On December 14, 2019 Alexander Volkanovski became the UFC featherweight champion.
The Australian defeated world champion Max HollowayMax Holloway.

And the new...

UFC World champion Alexander Volkanovski

UFC World champion Alexander Volkanovski

MMA record

  • Total fights: 29
  • Wins: 26
  • Wins by KO: 13
  • Wins by subm: 3
  • Wins by dec: 10
  • Losses: 3
  • Losses by KO: 2
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Alexander Volkanovski have?

Please rotate your smartphonePlease rotate your smartphone

Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-02-17 Ilia Topuria Loss
KO (Punch)
2023-10-21 Islam Makhachev Loss
KO (Head Kick and Punches)
2023-07-08 Yair Rodriguez Win
TKO (Punches)
2023-02-11 Islam Makhachev Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-07-02 Max Holloway Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-04-09 Chan Sung Jung Win
TKO (Punches)
2021-09-25 Brian Ortega Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-07-11 Max Holloway Win
Decision (Split)
2019-12-14 Max Holloway Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-05-11 Jose Aldo Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-12-29 Chad Mendes Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-07-14 Darren Elkins Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-02-10 Jeremy Kennedy Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-11-18 Shane Young Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-06-10 Mizuto Hirota Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-11-26 Yusuke Kasuya Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-07-08 Jai Bradney Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-03-19 Jamie Mullarkey Win
KO (Punch)
2015-12-04 Yusuke Yachi Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2015-06-14 James Bishop Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-11-01 David Butt Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-10-24 Kyle Reyes Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-07-26 Jai Bradney Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2014-05-17 Rodolfo Marques Win
KO (Punch)
2014-02-01 Greg Atzori Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2013-12-14 Luke Catubig Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-05-10 Corey Nelson Loss
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)
2013-04-06 Anton Zafir Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-02-23 Regan Wilson Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-05-19 Gerhard Voigt Win
Decision (Unanimous)

All Alexander Volkanovski's losses

Who all beat Alexander Volkanovski?

Alexander Volkanovski's defeat

Alexander Volkanovski's defeat

Please rotate your smartphonePlease rotate your smartphone

Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-02-17 Ilia Topuria Loss
KO (Punch)
2023-10-21 Islam Makhachev Loss
KO (Head Kick and Punches)
2023-02-11 Islam Makhachev Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-05-10 Corey Nelson Loss
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)

Alexander «The Great» Volkanovski Highlights

Ilia «El Matador» Topuria

Ilia «El Matador» Topuria

Ilia Topuria is a Spanish MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Topuria has been performing for 8 years and remains unbeaten.

Last fight

The last fight of Ilia Topuria took place on June 24, 2023 against Josh EmmettJosh Emmett (18 - 3 - 0).
Topuria won by unanimous decision (UD).

Ilia Topuria vs. Josh Emmett 

Ilia Topuria's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 14
  • Wins: 14
  • Wins by KO: 4
  • Wins by subm: 8
  • Wins by dec: 2
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Ilia Topuria have?

Please rotate your smartphonePlease rotate your smartphone

Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-02-17 Alexander Volkanovski Win
KO (Punch)
2023-06-24 Josh Emmett Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-12-10 Bryce Mitchell Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2022-03-19 Jai Herbert Win
KO (Punches)
2021-07-10 Ryan Hall Win
KO (Punches)
2020-12-05 Damon Jackson Win
KO (Punches)
2020-10-10 Youssef Zalal Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-11-15 Stephen Goncalves Win
KO (Punches)
2019-09-07 Luis Gomez Win
Submission (Triangle Straight Armbar)
2018-06-16 Brian Bouland Win
Technical Submission (Anaconda Choke)
2018-04-28 Mika Hamalainen Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2016-11-05 Jhon Guarin Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2016-05-07 Daniel Vasquez Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2015-05-09 Kalil Martin El Chalibi Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2015-04-04 Francisco Martinez Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)

All Ilia Topuria's losses

Ilia Topuria remains undefeated as a professional MMA artist.

Ilia «El Matador» Topuria Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Topuria to win: 1/1
  • Underdog
    Volkanovski to win: 2/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Volkanovski or Topuria?

Volkanovski and Topuria are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Alexander Volkanovski will win by unanimous decision.

rating star rating star rating star rating star rating star  4,2/5
Open
×