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UFC Moscow live blog: Alexander Volkov vs. Greg Hardy

UFC Moscow live blog: Alexander Volkov vs. Greg Hardy
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This is the UFC Moscow live blog for Alexander Volkov vs. Greg Hardy, the heavyweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at CSKA Arena in Moscow, Russia.

Volkov is 13 months removed from a brutal knockout loss to Derrick Lewis at UFC 229 that snapped a six-fight winning streak. Hardy is a short-notice replacement for ex-champ Junior Dos Santos, who withdrew due to an infection. He returns to the cage after a controversial no contest less than one month ago at UFC on ESPN 6.

Check out the UFC Moscow live blog below.

Round 1: The third man in the cage for this bout is Leon Roberts. Hardy coming out fast, Volkov countering with the jab. Kick to the body by Volkov, now it’s Hardy answering with a straight left. Volkov looks wary of Hardy’s power. He stuffs a Hardy takedown, Hardy pushing him against the cage now. They reset in the center. The pace slows and Volkov is patiently probing from range, he connects with a 1-2. Hardy backs Volkov up with his jab. Neither man able to land much more than a jab with two minutes remaining. Volkov connecting more, though he’s not throwing anything heavy. Hardy with a nice left hook. Volkov lands a glancing teep.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Volkov.

Round 2:

MMA Fighting scores the round

Round 3:

MMA Fighting scores the round

Official result:

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