Blagoy Ivanov has had a lot of hype behind him after he was able to defeat Fedor Emelianenko in combat sambo a few years ago. That, in the eyes of some, immediately made him a big deal in Heavyweight MMA. He fights for Bellator, which is what it is, but tonight Alexander Volkov was the better man not only in the ring, but on the mat. That’s right, Alexander Volkov has submitted the man who defeated Fedor Emelianenko with a rear naked choke, making him the Bellator Heavyweight Tournament champion.
Watch Alexander Volkov’s submission below, thanks to ZProphet.