The occasion takes place on the Honda Middle in Anaheim, Calif. and is headlined by the Volkanovski and Topuria title combat. The combat card additionally options former two-division champion Henry Cejudo taking up Merab Dvalishvili.
Volkanovski (26-3) went as much as the light-weight division on brief discover to tackle champion Islam Makhachev in his final combat. He was knocked out within the first spherical. Again in his weight class, “The Nice” has held the featherweight title since 2019.
Topuria (14-0) is undefeated and ranked third within the 145-pound weight class. He is solely gone the gap twice in his nine-year combined martial arts profession and predicts that he’ll take out the champion within the first spherical.