WATCH: Alexander Volkanovski and other UFC 284 fighters join aboriginals in performing traditional dance in Perth

Alexander Volkanovski and Tai Tuivasa dancing with aboriginals
Alexander Volkanovski (center) and Tai Tuivasa (left) dancing with aboriginals [Image Credits: TheMACLife YouTube Channel]

Alexander Volkanovski, the UFC featherweight champion, joined Aboriginals for a tribal dance before the UFC 284 megafight.

Volkanovski visited an indigenous tribe in Australia and had the opportunity to participate in their traditional dance. Along with fellow UFC fighter Tai Tuivasa, Volkanovski was seen exhibiting his dance moves and embracing the cultural experience. The visit is a testament to Volkanovski's focus on both physical and mental preparation for his upcoming fight and his appreciation for Australia's rich cultural heritage.

As he gears up for one of the biggest fights of his career at UFC 284, 'The Great' will face a formidable opponent in Islam Makhachev. Despite Makhachev being the betting favorite, Volkanovski is known for his tenacity and determination, having only lost once in his professional career. The UFC 284 match-up between Volkanovski and Makhachev is sure to be a thrilling encounter.

Alexander Volkanovski, the reigning UFC featherweight champion, has solidified his position as one of the best fighters in the world by winning 22 consecutive fights in over a decade. He has defeated some of the biggest names in the sport, including Max Holloway, Jose Aldo, and Brian Ortega, and will face the current lightweight champion Islam Makhachev in a highly anticipated fight that will determine the undisputed pound-for-pound king of the UFC.

Volkanovski became the UFC's No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter after the defeat of Kamaru Usman by Leon Edwards, while Makhachev rose to No. 2 following his dominant victory over Charles Oliveira and capture of the lightweight title at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi.

In the lead-up to the fight, Alexander 'The Great' Volkanovski received praise from MMA fans for his socio-cultural involvement.

Pre-fight heat: Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski fire shots before UFC 284

Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski, two of the UFC's top pound-for-pound fighters, are set to clash in a highly-anticipated title bout at UFC 284. In a recent joint interview, both fighters exuded confidence and fierce determination to come out on top. They made it clear that they are fully prepared and ready to put on a show for the fans.

Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski are both coming into their fights at UFC 284 with impressive winning streaks. Makhachev aims to take down Volkanovski and become the UFC's No.1 pound-for-pound fighter, while Volkanovski is hoping to become a champion in two weight classes. The two fighters are both highly motivated and determined to come out on top, making for an exciting and intense match-up at UFC 284.

In a recent episode of ESPN MMA's DC & RC show, presenter Daniel Cormier interviewed both fighters as they dissected the bout and traded verbal barbs.

Catch the entire interview below:


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