Heavyweights Alexander Volkov and Marcin Tybura will compete against each other at UFC 267, headed by Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira.
Volkov (33-9) vs. Tybura (22-6) has been added to UFC 267, according to MMA Fighting, which will be held at UFC Fight Island on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Sat Oct. 30th. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White hopes the card will air on network television on ABC.
Volkov (# 5) suffered a unanimous setback against Ciryl Gane’s last five fights in the UFC Vegas 30 Main Event on Sat June 26th.
Tybura (No. 8) goes into the battle for the best winning streak of his UFC career with five wins in a row. In his last two appearances, he scored technical knockouts (TKO) against Walt Harris (watch highlights) and Greg Hardy.
UFC 267 will be led by a UFC light heavyweight title fight in which division champion Blachowicz will face Teixeira. A UFC bantamweight title rematch is expected to serve as the co-main event as Aljamain Sterling defends his belt against former champion Petr Yan. Other notable battles slated for the map include Islam Makhachev versus Rafael dos Anjos and Li Jingliang versus Khamzat Chimaev.
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