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Alexander Volkanovski responds to Beneil Dariush's statement about UFC 280 backup: “I don't play any games…I get paid for it”

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Alexander Volkanovski in response to Beneil Dariush about who is Backup fighter for the UFC 280 lightweight title fight.

When it was announced that Charles Oliveira would face Islam Makhachev for the vacant lightweight title at UFC 280, Beneil Dariush and Mateusz A key 155-pound match between Gamrot was also added to the cards. With this, many thought Darius would be the backup fighter his manager confirmed to him, but that wasn’t the case.

Instead, Volkanovsky’s featherweight champion announced that he would be the backup fighter that stunned Darish. He was confused by it and wanted to get to the bottom of it, and now Volkanovsky has responded to him and clarified it.

“If he’s watching, I don’t play any fights,” Volkanovsky said Wednesday at UFC 280 Alternate Booked MMA Hour said. “Maybe they did tell you that you might be early, was it a few months ago, did his manager have a conversation saying you would, he just assumed he was and hasn’t investigated since, I don’t know …but my corner is flying. I get paid, all these types of things. It’s locked. I don’t play any games.”

According to Alexander Volkanovs According to Key, it was his idea to make him a backup fighter, and he told the UFC of his plans. The plan is to have Volkanovsky as a backup fighter to ensure he becomes the next title challenger and to face the winner of the UFC 280 title fight.

“I don’t think many people in my position are going to do what I’m doing,” Volkanovsky said. “I don’t want to just walk up and have everyone go, ‘What happened? I want them to know that no matter what happens, I’m going to be there to save the situation, or I’m going to go anyway. Either I have to step in, or I can Watching some great fights at UFC 280. If anything, I didn’t tell them, “I want to wait, you should give me this. “I told them, ‘I want to be a backup. They didn’t tell me to do it, I told them.'”

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This article was first published on BJPENN.COM



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