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5 Things You Might Not Know About Alexander Volkanovski

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When Alexander Volkanovski arrived in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2016, few hailed him as a future contender. His rise to power was equal parts steady and stunning.

Volkanovski entered the organization on a 10-fight winning streak, rattled off seven more victories inside the Octagon and then captured the undisputed featherweight championship with a five-round unanimous verdict over Max Holloway in the UFC 245 co-main event on Dec.