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It's not Rocky IV, but we have this Saturday's main event fighter Alexander "Drago" Volkov, plus Danilo Marques, on today's episode of UFC Unfiltered!
Volkov is the first to join Jim and Matt ahead of his bout against Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Volkov this Saturday. He and his manager/translator discuss why Volkov's victory against Alistair Overeem was bittersweet, how much of a nerd Volkov is in real life, and his thoughts on repeatedly being asked about a potential title shot.
Then, Danilo Marques calls in ahead of his bout against Kennedy Nzechukwu on Saturday at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Volkov. He explains how he knew he had rendered Mike Rodriguez unconscious with a rear-naked choke in his most recent fight, goes over his introduction to mixed martial arts, talks about his 100 plus boxing matches and gets asked by Matt how his front kick is after being compared to Leonidas from the movie 300.
Finally, Jim and Matt close out the show with picks for this weekend's card: at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Volkov and share how excited they are to watch UFC 264 at Jim's house for UFC Watch Party.
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