Volkan Oezdemir Wants To Address Nagging Hand Injury Before Returning To Action After UFC Uruguay

Volkan Oezdemir is back in the winning column after snapping a three-fight losing streak by knocking out the powerful Ilir Latifi on Saturday’s main card in Montevideo. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Volkan Oezdemir: Jan Blachowicz matchup ‘logical,’ but I took Dominick Reyes’ soul

With a three-fight skid in the rearview mirror, UFC light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir is ready to climb the ranks. The onetime title challenger said a potential booking with Jan Blachowicz is the “most logical” next matchup and “the next step for the belt” after a second-round knockout of Ilir Latifi  (14-7 MMA, 7-5 UFC) at […]

Video: Volkan Oezdemir discusses severely injured hand from bar fight

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — UFC light heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir reacts to his knockout win over Ilir Latifi, the severity of the injured hand he received in a bar fight, his possible next opponents and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Volkan Oezdemir motivated to end three-fight skid: ‘This isn’t me’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Volkan Oezdemir had just one loss on his record before signing with the UFC. After putting together a stellar streak of three first-round knockouts to introduce himself to the promotion, which subsequently won him a title shot, the Swiss knockout artist now finds himself on a three-fight skid following losses to […]

Volkan Oezdemir credits Alistair Overeem for pushing him to start fighting career

Volkan Oezdemir often travels around quite a bit for training, and this camp, he paid a visit to an old friend. In fact, that friend happens to be the one who actually got him started in fighting, as Oezdemir credits combat sports legend Alistair Overeem for kickstarting his fighting career. He spent some time training […]

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Ilir Latifi Shifts From UFC Newark to UFC Uruguay

A pivotal light heavyweight fight between Volkan Oezdemir and Ilir Latifi has been relocated from UFC on ESPN 5 on Aug. 3 to an event one week later. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Ilir Latifi Rescheduled for UFC on ESPN 5 in Newark

A light heavyweight clash between Volkan Oezdemir and Ilir Latifi has been rebooked for UFC on ESPN 5. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ilir Latifi Injured, UFC Stockholm Bout with Volkan Oezdemir Cancelled

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s return to Sweden has taken a large hit, as the previously-scheduled co-main event between Ilir Latifi and Volkan Oezdemir has been cancelled. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Luta entre Volkan Oezdemir e Ilir Latifi é cancelada

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Volkan Oezdemir: Facing former training partner Ilir Latifi requires ‘different mindset’

Volkan Oezdemir has tried to avoid fighting friend and former training partner Ilir Latifi, but the Swiss light heavyweight’s visa situation has somewhat forced him into a bout with “The Sledgehammer”. Oezdemir is still trying to sort out some issues with his U.S. visa stemming from a 2018 felony battery case, despite the charges against […]

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Ilir Latifi, Tonya Evinger vs. Lina Lansberg announced for UFC Stockholm

A pair of light heavyweight contenders are set to face off in Sweden in a fight to keep their title hopes alive. The UFC announced Wednesday that Volkan Oezdemir (15-4) will meet Ilir Latifi (14-6) in a light heavyweight bout at UFC Stockholm on June 1. ESPN was first to report the matchup. A bantamweight […]

Dominick Reyes calls UFC London win over Volkan Oezdemir a ‘gut check’

Even though he just beat the most high-profile opponent of his career, Dominick Reyes isn’t exactly crowing about it. At UFC London, the fast-rising light heavyweight contender went to a decision for a second straight time after winning eight of his first nine pro bouts by first-round knockout or submission. Still undefeated at 11-0, Reyes […]

Ilir Latifi vs. Volkan Oezdemir, Jimi Manuwa vs. Aleksandar Rakic Added to UFC Stockholm

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s upcoming trip to Sweden is shaping up to be a light heavyweight showcase. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Volkan Oezdemir hopes knockout of Dominick Reyes leads to UFC Stockholm call-up

LONDON — At UFC London media day, Volkan Oezdemir discusses his opponent Dominick Reyes, why he thinks he has faced better opposition that the American, why he would have loved to face Alexander Gustafsson in Stockholm, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

UFC on ESPN+ 5 open workouts video: Volkan Oezdemir

LONDON – Volkan Oezdemir took part in UFC on ESPN+ 5 open workouts on Wednesday from York Hall, and you can watch him work out in the video above. Oezdemir meets Dominick Reyes on Saturday in key light heavyweight bout at UFC on ESPN+ 5 from The O2. The card streams entirely on ESPN+. For […]

Dominick Reyes Confident He Can Beat Volkan Oezdemir Wherever The Fight Takes Place

Two of the heaviest hitters at 205 pounds are set to meet at UFC London on March 16, when rising star Dominick Reyes takes on Volkan Oezdemir inside the O2 Arena in London, England. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Volkan Oezdemir Visits UFC Fan

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Volkan Oezdemir Believes Anthony Smith’s Durability May Present A Problem For Jon Jones

Anthony Smith had a breakout year in 2018 with wins over two former Ultimate Fighting Championship champions in Rashad Evans and Mauricio Rua before dispatching Volkan Oezdemir in October, solidifying him as the No. 1 contender in the UFC’s 205-pound division. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Volkan Oezdemir-Dominick Reyes, Gokhan Saki-Saparbek Safarov Booked for March

According to a report from BJPenn.com, Volkan Oezdemir (15-3) will be facing off against the undefeated Dominick Reyes (10-0) at UFC Fight Night 147 in London. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Dominick Reyes in the works for UFC on ESPN+ 5 in London

Gallery Photos: Best of Dominick Reyes view 24 images A light heavyweight bout between Volkan Oezdemir and Dominick Reyes is the latest addition to March’s UFC on ESPN+ 5 lineup. MMAjunkie verified that verbal agreements are in place for the matchup between Oezdemir (15-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and Reyes (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) with multiple […]

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