Volkanovski vs Ilia Topuria Fight Update: As his name says, Alexander ‘The Great’ Volkanovski is the owner of a great mind. His fight IQ and unwavering determination in the fights are well known. Even after receiving a brutal knockout from Islam Makhachev in his last fight at UFC 295, Volkanovski hasn’t backed down from fighting Ilia Topuria early next year.
Volkanovski vs Ilia Topuria Fight Update: Featherweight Champ Needs No Rest
Normally, when fighters get knocked out, they take some time off to recover. It is very much mandatory for health. But the warrior in Alex doesn’t allow him to take any rest, and he is ready to start the camp for Topuria.
“I feel like I’m at my best; I need to fight,” he said on his YouTube channel. A lot of people say I need a break because of this and that, but I don’t. I don’t need any rest.”
“I spoke to the doctors to make sure I don’t have a concussion”.
Ilia Topuria won his last fight with Josh Emmet by unanimous decision on June 25, 2025.
Islam Makhachev Responds To Alex Volkanovski
The lightweight king, Islam Makhachev, reflected on Volk’s comments regarding the fight with Ilia Tuporia. Islam thinks that Volaknovski should be smart enough to rest before booking his next fight.
“If he’s smart, he’ll stop,” said the champion.
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