Where we stand: Light heavyweight division | April 2024

Where we stand: Light heavyweight division |  April 2024

Outlook: Ankalaev has had one of the most unique journeys in the UFC for a top contender. Between two-fight sagas born of premature endings with Johnny Walker and Ion Cutelaba, as well as fighting to a draw for the vacant light heavyweight title against Blachowicz at UFC 282, Ankalaev hasn’t had the best of times. chances in the Octagon. However, when it comes to what he can control, Ankalaev is as sharp as they come, which he showed with ease against Walker in their 2024 opener rematch. Ankalaev projects to be a stylistic problem for Pereira as someone who can hold his own. , while also possessing good wrestling. All Ankalaev needs is one shot, which he undoubtedly already deserves. If he needs to win one more time to prove his case, he has yet to face anyone else in the Top 5 outside of Blachowicz.

Last fight: defeat by KO against Alex Pereira (04/13/2024)

Next fight: N/A


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