Brazilian jiu-jitsu coach Craig Jones applauded Alexander Volkanovski's grappling abilities ahead of his fight against Islam Makhachev.
Jones, who is known for his expertise in grappling, stated that Volkanovski's ground game is top-notch and he possesses a unique blend of power, speed, and technical ability. He noted that Volkanovski's grappling skills have been a key factor in his success and he fully expects them to play a major role in his fight against Makhachev.
Craig Jones recently praised Alexander Volkanovski's grappling talents as well as his toughness in a YouTube video posted on the featherweight champion's channel, coach Jones stated:
"Now his techniques, much better and a bit bigger. Like, he's bit bigger in size. Now super tough for me to submit him. I really have to use all my strength against him."
Australian grappling specialist Craig Jones is working tirelessly to help Volkanovski prepare for his highly anticipated match against the current lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev.
Alexander Volkanovski Graces the Cover of Men's Health Australia, Ready to Conquer UFC 284
Alexander 'The Great' Volkanovksi gets featured on the cover of the newest issue of Men's Health Australia.
Hearst's Men's Health (MH) is the world's largest men's magazine brand, with 35 editions in 59 countries. It is also the best-selling men's magazine on newsstands in the United States.
The reigning featherweight champion from Australia is facing a challenging opponent in Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 in Perth, Australia. Despite his impressive record and reputation as a top-tier fighter, the live odds have opened up with Volkanovski as the underdog in this highly anticipated bout.
With Alexander Volkanovski's impressive skills, determination, and heart, he will be giving it his all to prove the odds-makers wrong and emerge victorious in Perth. Regardless of who is favored to win, one thing is for sure - this is shaping up to be an epic battle and a must-watch event for fans of the sport.