Lewis vs.Volkov in the works for UFC 229


A heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov is close to being official for October’s UFC 229 co-main event.

A person with knowledge of the booking confirmed the matchup between Lewis (20-5 MMA, 11-3 UFC) and Volkov (30-6 MMA, 4-0 UFC) to MMAjunkie. The person requested anonymity since the UFC has yet to make the news public.
The UFC 229 lineup now includes:
Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor – for lightweight title Derrick Lewis vs. Alexander Volkov Jussier Formiga vs. Sergio Pettis Yana Kunitskaya vs. Lina Lansberg

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