Ilia Topuria Celebrates UFC Featherweight Title Win

"A Knockout Victory to Remember"

Last weekend at UFC 298, 27-year-old MMA sensation Ilia Topuria clinched the UFC featherweight championship, defeating top-ranked featherweight Alexander Volkanovski in a stunning main event battle. The fight began with an evenly matched first round, but Topuria’s precision with a right hook in the second round secured his victory through a knockout. This win at UFC 298 marks Topuria’s seventh consecutive victory in the premier MMA organization.



Upon his return to Spain earlier this week, the newly crowned UFC champion was greeted by hundreds of fans at the Madrid airport, celebrating his monumental victory. A video capturing this heartwarming welcome underscores the national pride Topuria has ignited.


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While the next challenger for Topuria’s title remains undecided, Alexander Volkanovski has expressed his desire for a rematch in Spain, hinting at the potential for an electrifying bout. Topuria himself has shown interest in competing at the iconic Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, promising a historic event for MMA in Spain.

UFC 298 Full Results:

  • Featherweight Title Match: Ilia Topuria defeats Alexander Volkanovski via KO (punch) – Round 2, 3:32
  • Middleweight: Robert Whittaker defeats Paulo Costa via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)
  • Welterweight: Ian Machado Garry defeats Geoff Neal via split decision (30–27, 28–29, 30–27)
  • Bantamweight: Merab Dvalishvili defeats Henry Cejudo via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Middleweight: Anthony Hernandez defeats Roman Kopylov via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:23

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Alexander Volkanovski: “I want a direct rematch against Topuria in Spain.”

Ilia Topuria: “[I would like] to fight at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid.”

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