UFC Vegas 56: Time, How to Watch, Fight Cards, Prediction

UFC Vegas 56 is going to be held on June 4 at the Apex Center. Alexander Volkov will face Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the main event of the night. Here, you will the preview, date, time, how to watch on television and live stream, fight cards, odds, and prediction of the event.

Fight Preview:

Volkov is a towering striker who has had his ups and downs in a recent UFC competition, going 4-4 during his most recent eight bouts. He is currently rated sixth among heavyweights in the UFC and has a record of 34-10 with 22 knockouts and three submissions.

In the UFC, he has racked up some impressive victories, including knockout victories over Fabricio Werdum in 2018 and Alistair Overeem in February 2021.

Volkov, on the other hand, has struggled when the level of competition has significantly increased, as evidenced by his defeats to three of the top five heavyweights in the world (Derrick Lewis, Curtis Blaydes, and Ciryl Gane), and most recently, a loss by stoppage to an up-and-coming English heavyweight named Tom Aspinall.

Rozenstruik, who has a record of 12-3 with 11 knockouts, is the first fighter from Suriname to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 258 pounds, making him a behemoth that should make for an intriguing contrast to Volkov, who is 6 feet 7 inches tall.

He won his first four fights in a row to earn a spot in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made a name for himself by knocking out former champion Andrei Arlovski in only 29 seconds at UFC 244. He followed it up by finishing Overeem ONE MONTH LATER with four seconds left in the fifth round.

Rozenstruik, like Volkov, has struggled against the top-five competition.
In the previous 15 months, he has been defeated by knockout, by decision, and by submission all at the hands of top contenders Gane and Blaydes. The current UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou knocked him out in only 20 seconds.

When Askar Mozharov faces Alonzo Menifield in another exciting fight, he will be making his debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and will be looking to build a name for himself. The Ukrainian is a really entertaining fighter who has finished his opponents 17 times over his 19 victories. On the other hand, Mozharov has been eliminated in each and every one of his 12 defeats.

When is UFC Vegas 56?

  • Date: Saturday, June 4
  • Prelims: 1 p.m. ET
  • Main card: 4 p.m. ET
  • Main event: 7 p.m. ET

Where will be the match played?

UFC’s APEX Center will host the UFC Vegas 56. The venue can hold 1000 people at a time.

How to Watch UFC Vegas 56?

  • ESPN+
  • BT Sports

Both the preliminary rounds and the main event of UFC Vegas 56 will be shown live on ESPN Plus. If you don’t have a subscription, you can buy one for $74.99 per year. The UFC Bundle, on the other hand, would be a better deal for viewers. It costs $99.98 and comes with a one-year subscription to ESPN Plus and UFC events.

You can use Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Fubo TV, Vidgo, AT&T TV, and YouTube TV to access the platform. UFC Fight Pass will also let you watch the early prelims. The cost of a subscription is $9.99 a month or $95.99 a year.

The UFC Vegas 56 event will be shown live in the United Kingdom on BT Sport 1, and they will also be streamed simultaneously on the BT Sport website and the BT Sport app. Monthly passes for BT Sport are available to purchase for £25 without a contract and may be terminated at any time.

Alexander Volkov Record And Bio

  • Date of Birth: October 24, 1988
  • Height: 6′ 6″  
  • Reach: 80″  
  • Total Fights: 44  
  • Record: 34-10-0  

Jairzinho Rozenstruik Record And Bio

  • Date of Birth: March 17, 1988  
  • Height: 6′ 2″  
  • Reach: 78″  
  • Total Fights: 15
  • Record: 12-3-0 

UFC Vegas 56 Fight Cards:

Main Card (ESPN+ at 4 p.m. ET):

  • Alexander Volkov vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
  • Dan Ige vs. Movsar Evloev
  • Michael Trizano vs. Lucas Almeida
  • Karine Silva vs. Poliana Botelho
  • Ode Osbourne vs. Zarrukh Adashev
  • Alonzo Menifield vs. Askar Mozharov

Preliminary Card (ESPN+ at 1 p.m. ET):

  • Felice Herrig vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz
  • Joe Solecki vs. Alex da Silva
  • Damon Jackson vs. Daniel Argueta
  • Niklas Stolze vs. Benoit Saint Denis
  • Johnny Munoz vs. Tony Gravely
  • Jeff Molina vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
  • Rinat Fakhretdinov vs. Andreas Michailidis
  • Erin Blanchfield vs. JJ Aldrich


Here are the odds of the UFC Vegas 56 fight:

  • Volkov: -160
  • Rozenstruik: +140

UFC Vegas 56 Prediction:

When it comes to the heavyweight fight, there will be no shortage of room. It’s something Rozenstruik wants to get rid of, but Volkov loves it. With his jab and body and leg kicks, The Russian aims to outpoint his opponents on the cards. Despite its effectiveness, it’s a tactic that is seldom used in the division.
Rozenstruik is a heavyweight striker in the stereotypical sense. Even if he might be boring, he always intends to harm you as the two of you get to know one other. “Bigi Boy” has knocked out 11 of his 12 opponents, including all of his victories in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

The length of the battle might be a determining factor in the outcome. It is possible that Rozenstuik might catch Volkov with a game-changing punch during a three-round bout. But at the end of the fight, we may see Volkov as the winner. That’s a bit more difficult to do throughout a 25-minute match.

Prediction: Alexander Volkov will win the fight.

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