Volkanovski ready for UFC lightweight division 'stand-up war' against Makhachev

Tim Barrow
Updated October 23 2022 - 12:38pm, first published 10:03am
Warilla's king Alex Volkanovski. Picture by Adam McLean
Warilla's king Alex Volkanovski. Picture by Adam McLean

Alex Volkanovski is ready for a "stand-up war" to prove himself as the best pound-for-pound fighter in UFC after accepting a lightweight division title battle with Russia's Islam Makhachev.

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Tim Barrow

Tim Barrow

Illawarra Mercury sports editor

When it comes to sport - at professional and community level - in the Illawarra, I'm here to provide insight, context and opinion, as well as the latest news you won't find anywhere else.

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