Aspinall dominated from early on, taking Volkov down twice before cranking on a straight armlock to earn a first-round win before a rapturous hometown crowd at the O2 Arena. The 28-year-old is now angling for a matchup with Tai Tuivasa, after calling the Australian out post-fight.
It was Aspinall’s fifth consecutive victory in the UFC, all of which have been finishes. He remains undefeated in the promotion, having most recently defeated Sergey Spivak and Andrei Arlovski. Aspinall is currently ranked #11 in the heavyweight division, and with victory over #6 ranked Volkov, we’re likely to see him enter the top ten in the coming days.
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This was Tom Aspinall’s fifth UFC win in a row.
Now, let’s see how fighters reacted to the co-main event of UFC London.
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