Curtis Blaydes is determined to use his next fight as a stepping stone toward glory.
The third-ranked UFC heavyweight contender will face seventh-ranked Alexander Volkov on Saturday at UFC Apex in Las Vegas in the main event of “UFC Fight Night,” hoping to position himself for a shot at the title later this year. Fight fans can have a stake in the action thanks to NESN Games’ “UFC Fight Night: Blaydes Vs. Volkov” contest, in which they predict the outcome of this bout and others with the chance to win prizes.
Eighth-ranked featherweight Josh Emmett will fight 10th-ranked Shane Burgos in the co-main event. Sixth-ranked women’s bantamweight Raquel Pennington will take on 10th-ranked Marion Reneau also will headline the undercard.
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