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Sport UFC on ESPN 25: Serghei Spivac knows he has to be wary of Aleksei Oleinik's grappling

10:10  19 june  2021
10:10  19 june  2021 Source:   mmajunkie.com

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Emerging heavyweight Serghei Spivac has been following the old adage that “iron sharpens iron” as best as you probably can over his last several fights , including this one, as he readies to step into the Octagon against veteran stalwart Aleksei Oleinik on Saturday. Ahead of his February triumph over Jared Vanderaa and again in preparation for this weekend’ s contest, the 27-year-old “Polar Bear” has logged time on the mats and in the cage with two of the division’ s elite — reigning champ Francis Ngannou and Top 5 standout Alexander Volkov.

Aleksei Oleinik () vs. Serghei Spivac (242). Davey Grant (135.5) vs. Marlon Vera (136). Julian Erosa (145.5) vs. Seungwoo Choi (146). Bruno Silva (186) vs. Wellington Turman (185.5). Matt Brown (170.5) vs. Dhiego Lima (171). PRELIMINARY CARD ( ESPN 2/ ESPN +, 4 p.m. ET). More From MMA Junkie: Wellington Turman hopes for ‘ Fight of Night’ in clash-of-styles matchup with Bruno Silva. Alonzo Menifield vs. Ed Herman added to UFC 265 on Aug. 7. UFC on ESPN 25 : Serghei Spivac knows he has to be wary of Aleksei Oleinik ’ s grappling .

LAS VEGAS – Serghei Spivac spoke to the media ahead of UFC on ESPN 25 at Wednesday’s media day. a man holding a phone © Provided by MMAJunkie

Spivac (12-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) answered questions from MMA Junkie ahead of his co-main event bout with Aleksei Oleinik (59-15-1 MMA, 8-6 UFC) about making a quick turnaround, the stylistic matchup with Oleinik and much more.

UFC on ESPN 25 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card airs on ESPN2 and streams on ESPN+.

Watch the video of Spivac’s complete pre-fight media availability above.

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LAS VEGAS – Longtime fighter Aleksei Oleinik acknowledges the sport has drastically changed throughout his career. The 75- fight veteran who made his pro debut nearly 25 years ago has seen it all inside the cage. In an era when fighters aspire to trash talk and net blockbuster pay-per-view numbers, Oleinik says it was a lot different when he first started out in the sport . Oleinik (59-15-1 MMA, 8-6 UFC ) meets Serghei Spivac in Saturday’ s UFC on ESPN 25 co-main event, and just like he has throughout his career, he plans on letting his fighting do the talking.

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