Tom Aspinall delivered a star-making performance in the main event of UFC London as he finished longtime heavyweight contender and former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov via first-round submission at the O2 Arena.
After all 24 fighters successfully made weight ahead of their respective bouts on Friday morning, they rehydrated and headed to the O2 Arena, where they faced off for the final time ahead of UFC London.
Tom Aspinall relishing big-event spotlight at UFC London: ‘I’m looking forward to seeing how I react to it’
Tom Aspinall may be set for the biggest opportunity of his career, but the laid-back Englishman is making sure he soaks everything in and enjoys every moment as he continues his rise toward the top of the UFC heavyweight division.
Tom Aspinall said his time spent with Tyson Fury during "The Gypsy King's" prior fight camps has helped shape his own calm mindset as he gets ready for the main event spotlight at UFC London.
Hot on the heels of the announcement of the UFC’s return to London, the event now has a scheduled main event, with Dana White revealing England's Tom Aspinall is set to face Alexander Volkov at The O2 Arena on March 19.
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