UFC commentator Jon Anik has compared Alexander Volkanovski's future to that of UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Alex Pereira, suggesting that Volkanovski may be reaching the end of his dominance in the featherweight division. Anik highlighted Volkanovski's desire to fight frequently and speculated that UFC 298 could mark his last fight at featherweight. If he defeats Ilia Topuria, Anik can see Volkanovski permanently moving up a weight class, similar to Pereira's UFC career.

By the Numbers
  • Volkanovski expressed the desire to fight four times in 2023.
  • Anik theorized that UFC 298 could be Volkanovski's last fight at featherweight.
What's Next

If Volkanovski wins at UFC 298, he could potentially transition to fighting in a higher weight class full-time, mirroring the trajectory of Alex Pereira's UFC career.

Bottom Line

Jon Anik's comparison of Alexander Volkanovski's career trajectory to that of Alex Pereira suggests a potential shift for Volkanovski from the featherweight division to competing in a higher weight class in the future.