Alex Volkanovski opens up on mental health struggles after Islam Makhachev loss

Agron Latifi
Updated October 22 2023 - 7:54pm, first published 12:23pm
A shell shocked Alex Volkanovski after his quest for lightweight gold was ended by Islam Makhachev. Picture Getty Images
A shell shocked Alex Volkanovski after his quest for lightweight gold was ended by Islam Makhachev. Picture Getty Images

Holding back tears an emotional Alex Volkanovski touched on his mental struggles of not fighting in the lead-up to his brutal loss to lightweight champion Islam Makhachev.

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Agron Latifi

Agron Latifi

Sports Reporter

Wollongong born and bred. I love reporting about the Illawarra region and have been doing it for more than 20 years. I've moved into sport recently after covering the education round for the last five plus years for the Illawarra Mercury. It's been a great pleasure.

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