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Stefan Struve vs. Alexander Volkov headlines UFC Rotterdam in September

It’ll be a battle of tall heavyweights in the UFC’s return to the Netherlands on September 2nd.

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The main event of the UFC’s return to the Netherlands is now official.

On Saturday, officials announced a heavyweight tilt between Dutchman Stefan Struve and Russian Alexander Volkov will serve as the five-round headliner for UFC Fight Night in Rotterdam. The promotion held its debut event in the country in the same city back in May 2016.

Struve (28-8) is on a two-fight winning streak, having quickly knocked out Antonio Silva on last year’s Rotterdam show, followed by a submission victory against Daniel Omielanczuk at UFC 204. The 29-year-old was scheduled to rematch Junior dos Santos at UFC Halifax in February, but “The Skycraper” had to withdraw due to injury.

Volkov (28-6) has won his last four fights, with two of them taking place under the UFC banner. The former M-1 and Bellator heavyweight champion eked out a split decision over Timothy Johnson in his Octagon debut, but had a much more convincing unanimous decision vs. Roy Nelson in April.

The latest UFC rankings have Volkov and Struve ranked 10th and 11th, respectively.

UFC Fight Night: Struve vs. Volkov will be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass on Saturday, September 2nd at Ahoy Rotterdam.

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