Tom Aspinall attempts to continue his rise through the heavyweight division when he takes on contender Alexander Volkov in the main event of UFC London.

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Herbert vs. Topuria
McCann vs. Carolina
Nelson vs. Sato
Pimblett vs. Vargas
Allen vs. Hooker
Volkov vs. Aspinall
Dylan Bowker (30-12)
Alex Behunin (30-12)
Justin Gibbons (29-13)
Chris Prawdzik (29-13)
Gabriel Gonzalez (26-16)
Jay Anderson (26-16)
Eddie Law (24-18)
Dan Doherty (24-18)

For the first time since 2019, the UFC heads back to London. The promotion will be bringing several of its brightest English stars including heavyweight Tom Aspinall. Aspinall enters the UFC London main event with four stoppages in as many Octagon appearances. He’ll be taking on Alexander Volkov, who’s won three of his last four fights. Aspinall was picked by six of eight writers.

A premier featherweight clash takes place in the co-main event as Dan Hooker returns to 145 in an attempt to stop the lengthy win streak of Arnold Allen. Allen has yet to lose since joining the promotion in 2015, claiming victory in eight fights. Hooker returns to featherweight for the first time since 2017 after a 1-4 skid at lightweight. Allen was picked by five of eight writers.

Fan favorite Paddy Pimblett looks for another win as he battles Kazula Vargas. Pimblett won in his promotional debut last time out with an exciting first round knockout. Vargas recently earned his first UFC win after an 0-2 start with the promotion. Pimblett was picked by six of eight writers.

Gunnar Nelson makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon to face Takashi Sato. Nelson has not fought since 2019 and comes in with losses in three of his last four fights. Sato is 2-2 in the UFC with two knockout wins and two submission losses. All but one writer picked Nelson.

A flyweight slobberknocker is set to take place as Molly McCann takes on Luana Carolina. McCann got back in the win column with a fight of the night victory over Ji Yeon Kim last time out. Carolina is on a two-fight win streak and 3-1 in the UFC. McCann was picked by six of eight writers.

Top lightweight prospects cross paths to open up the UFC London main card as Jai Herbert faces Ilia Topuria. Herbert, a former Cage Warriors champion, earned his first Octagon victory last time out by knocking out Khama Worthy. Topuria is 11-0 in his career with two thrilling knockouts in his most recent appearances. Topuria was unanimously picked.


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