UFC Fight Night 115 turned out to be a Russian showcase event on Saturday night and was exemplified no better than headline act Alexander Volkov breathing new life into the heavyweight division.

Taking on a revitalised Stefan Struve in his home country, Alexander Volkov’s accurate strikes and high work rate proved too much for the 7 foot Dutchman and recorded his fifth straight win with a third round TKO stoppage.

Elsewhere, Siyar Bahadurzada made a successful return to competition as he put his heavy hitting style on display to Rob Wilkinson’s chagrin, Marion Reneau proved that even 40-year olds can still do the business in the Octagon while the preliminary card was filled with Russian fighters putting on dominant performances.

With the UFC now rolling again after a month long break, let’s suggest five fights for the UFC matchmakers to consider with a special look at the nights big winners from England and Russia:

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