UFC 249: Size of Next Opponent’s Name Most Important for Aleksei Oleinik

Longtime heavyweight Aleksei Oleinik earned arguably the biggest win of his career at UFC 249.

The 42-year-old known as “The Boa Constrictor” is a veteran of over 70 professional fights, but defeating former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum certainly has to be up there.

Oleinik (59-13-1) told media outlets including Cageside Press during a virtual post-fight press scrum following the event that “it’s one of the biggest names [of his career]. Maybe not the biggest, but one of the biggest.”

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