Featherweights Alexander Volkanovski, Jeremy Kennedy Booked for UFC 221 in Perth

By: Tristen Critchfield
Jan 3, 2018
A featherweight clash pitting Alexander Volkanovski against Jeremy Kennedy has been added to the UFC 221 lineup.

Promotion officials announced the pairing on Wednesday. UFC 221 takes place at Perth Arena in Perth Australia on Feb. 10 and is headlined by a middleweight title bout between Robert Whittaker and Luke Rockhold.

A native of New South Wales, Australia, Volkanovski has kicked off his promotional tenure with three consecutive triumphs. The 29-year-old Freestyle Fighting Gym representative owns a 16-1 career mark that includes nine wins via KO/TKO and three via submission.

Kennedy is also 3-0 in the Octagon, including a three-round verdict over Kyle Bochniak in his most recent outing at UFC on Fox 25. The 25-year-old Canadian is 11-0 as a professional overall, with five victories coming inside the distance.

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