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UFC News: Francis Ngannou challenges Alexander Volkov to UFC 246 fight, Russian responds

Soumik Datta
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01 Dec 2019, 23:59 IST

Francis Ngannou
Francis Ngannou

UFC heavyweight sensation Francis Ngannou has issued another challenge to rising star Alexander Volkov, calling him out for a fight at the highly awaited UFC 246 pay-per-view in January.

Francis Ngannou's last fight in the UFC

Ngannou last competed in the UFC way back at UFC on ESPN 3 when he stepped into the cage against former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos. Ngannou dominated the fight and knocked out JDS in the first round to mark another TKO win, following his previous victories over Curtis Blaydes and Cain Velasquez.

Ngannou calls out Volkov

Ngannou recently put out a tweet, challenging Alexander Volkov to a fight at UFC 246.

Here is what Ngannou tweeted out:

Volkov took no time in responding to the tweet, proposing a fight between the two in Paris in front of Ngannou's own audience.

When is UFC 246?

UFC 246 is set to take place on the 18th of January, 2020 and the event will be headlined by the returning Conor McGregor, who is set to face Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone.

Another fight that has been proposed for the card is Darren Till, who could face Robert Whittaker in the co-main event.

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