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Struve loses fight against Volkov at UFC Fight Night in Rotterdam

Struve loses fight against Volkov at UFC Fight Night in Rotterdam

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MMA fighter Stefan Struve Saturday fight with Russian Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night in Rotterdam will be lost.

The match was already in the third round decides. The 29-year-old Dutchman was to the ground by Volkov and lost the fight on a technical knock-out.

Struve had, from the beginning, hard to Volkov. He went in the first round a time down, but knew then was still again. Two laps later, he had to be won.

Struve and Volkov were a part of the main event in Ahoy. For the Beverwijker, who in 2009 made his debut in the UFC, it was the first time that he for the hometown audience, the closing party was allowed to finish.

During his professional career were only two of all his victories decided by the jury. Moreover, Struve a record vechtbonussen to his name.

In may 2016, did the UFC for the first time the Netherlands. Also when was the Ahoy centre as the venue chosen.

Last year was the fight between Alistair Overeem and the White-Rus Andrei Arlovski as the headliner in Rotterdam. Struve came at the right time in action.

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