UFC Fight Night Live: Sony Sports to broadcast Overeem vs Volkov Live, Watch it at 6.30 AM on Sunday

UFC Fight Night – Overeem vs Volkov Live on Sony Sports: The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will return to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas for the first time in 2021 with an event headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov this weekend. Watch UFC Fight Night – Overeem vs Volkov on February 7, 2021 LIVE and Exclusive on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 3 (Hindi) channels from 6:30 am IST

In the main event, exciting heavyweight KO artists who have over 100 fights between them clash as No. 5 ranked contender Alistair Overeem takes on No.6 Alexander Volkov. In the co-main event, fan favorite bantamweight contenders, No. 2 ranked Cory Sandhagen faces No. 4 ranked Frankie Edgar. Also on the main card, Manel Kape, Japan’s Rizin Fighting Federation bantamweight champion, makes his highly anticipated UFC debut in a huge fight against No. 5 ranked flyweight Alexandre Pantoja. No. 13 ranked bantamweight contender Cody Stamann squares off with late replacement and newcomer Askar Askar at featherweight, while No. 10 ranked lightweight contender Diego Ferreira runs it back with No. 13 Beneil Dariush.

Weight class
All Fights on SONY TEN 2 and SONY TEN 3 channels
Heavyweight (Main Event)
Alistair Overeem
vs.
Alexander Volkov
Bantamweight
(Co Main Event)
Cory Sandhagen
Vs
Frankie Edgar
Lightweight
Michael Johnson
Vs
Clay Guida
Flyweight
Alexandre Pantoja
Vs
Manel Kape
Featherweight
Cody Stamann
Vs
Askar Askar
Lightweight
Carlos Diego Ferreira
Vs
Beneil Dariush

 

 

 

 

 

Watch UFC Fight Night – Overeem vs Volkov on February 7, 2021 LIVE and Exclusive on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 3 (Hindi) channels from 6:30 am IST

Heavyweight Bout (Main Event) – Overeem vs Volkov

So far this year we’ve had featherweights, welterweights, and lightweights in the main event, but this weekend, we get the big boys as Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov meet in a pivotal heavyweight clash.

Overeem ended 2019 on a down note, getting stopped by Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the waning moments of their headlining clash at the start of December, but he vowed to return in 2020 and embark on one last run at the UFC title. He arrives in Las Vegas for his 2021 debut having made good on that promise after posting consecutive stoppage victories over Walt Harris and Augusto Sakai to steady himself in the rankings and bring him back into the contender conversation. Speaking to the media ahead of his fight Overeem said , “I’m still improving and even at 40 I think you can clearly see that in my fights. I’m still on a learning curve. But I have to be realistic. I’m going to have a couple more fights, then I’m going to hang up the gloves. If I win the belt, then the mission is completed”

The 32-year-old Volkov has been hovering on the fringes of contention since early 2018 when he pushed his promotional winning streak to four with a decisive win over former champion Fabricio Werdum. He’s been inconsistent since then, splitting four appearances and alternating between losses to Derrick Lewis and Curtis Blaydes and victories over Greg Hardy and the aforementioned Walt Harris. Now the towering Russian looks to halt Overeem’s late-career surge while propelling himself forward in a heavyweight division where things are taking shape and moving briskly. Speaking to the media ahead of the fight Volkov said, “Alistair Overeem used to be one of my favorite fighters when I was at the beginning of my professional career and , we have different styles, but I’ve always been impressed by his physical power, the ability to deliver accurate and hard punches, as well as his work in the clinch. In this regard, I know his strengths and weaknesses very well. Lately, he has worked more economically, but nevertheless, he remains just as dangerous. It is unlikely that our fight will last all five rounds. I’m sure I can catch him making a mistake.”

Watch UFC Fight Night – Overeem vs Volkov on February 7, 2021 LIVE and Exclusive on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 3 (Hindi) channels from 6:30 am IST

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