Determined the next opponent of the Russian fighter-heavyweight fighter of the mixed single combats Alexey Oleynik who, on 18 January won the tournament of UFC 246 the American Maurice Greene. May 9 in Sao Paulo he will fight with ex-champion Brazilian Fabricio Verdum.
Fabricio Werdum will fight Alexey Oleynik at #UFC250 in São Paulo, Brazil. (May. 9, 2020). (per @vevyrodrigues/@raphamarinho/@canalCombate) #UFC #MMA #UFCESPN #UFCSaoPaulo pic.twitter.com/OMwRg4yNcl
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This fight will be one of the main commemorative UFC 250. Werdum was champion of the American League in the heavyweight division and in his time fought with both Emelianenko brothers, winning the 2006 Junior Alexander, and in 2010, the elder Fyodor. His last fight Werdum lost to in the tournament UFC Fight Night one more Russian Alexander Volkov.
Olejnik spent part of the UFC in 11 fights, winning seven. He met with the Brazilian fighters and has to his credit two very famous victory over Thiago Santos (2009) and Junior Albini (2018).