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‘Can anyone stop this man?’ Twitter reacts to Alexander Volkanovski’s latest title defense at UFC 290

“The Great” has now defended his Featherweight belt five times, making it unclear if there’s anyone out there who has even a slight chance of taking it off him.

Can anyone stop Alexander Volkanovski at Featherweight?

That’s the question on everyone’s mind after “The Great” finished Yair Rodriguez in three rounds tonight (Sat., July 8, 2023) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch highlights), dominating him on the canvas before stunning him on the feet and putting him away. Volkanovski dubbed “El Pantera” the most dangerous opponent he’s faced thus far, and Rodriguez lived up to that description by landing a massive headkick on the Australian champion in the third round.

Volkanovski just shrugged it off and kept pressuring, though, moving in for the kill and finishing Rodriguez moments later.

Take a look at what fans and fighters had to say about the impressive performance from Volkanovski, who still sits near the top of UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings despite a recent loss to Islam Makhachev at Lightweight.

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