Alexander Volkanovski vs Chad Mendes added to UFC 232
Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 221 / Pic: Emanuel Rudnicki / FIGHTMAG

UFC 232 takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on December 30 (AEDT). MMA event is headlined by a pair of championship bouts featuring Jon Jones faceoff Alexander Gustafsson battling it out the light heavyweight title, and Cris Cyborg in defense of her featherweight belt against the current bantamweight title holder Amanda Nunes.

Australian featherweight Alexander Volkanovski has been confirmed for UFC 232 on Wednesday. Stepping inside the Octagon in Las Vegas he faces American Chad Mendes.

Alexander Volkanovski (18-1) is riding a 14-fight win streak since late 2013, being also undefeated in all five of his UFC outings. In his previous bout in July he volkascored a unanimous decision against Darren Elkins. In February he stopped Jerremy Kennedy in the second round.

Chad Mendes (18-4) is coming off the first-round stoppage win against Myles Jury earned at the same UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov in July. Before that he was knocked out by Frankie Edgar in the first round in December 2015.

A current 12-fight UFC 232 lineup can be found below. The fight order is expected to be set in the coming weeks.

UFC 232 fight card

Light Heavyweight Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Women’s Featherweight Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes
Welterweight Carlos Condit vs. Michael Chiesa
Light Heavyweight Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson
Featherweight Chad Mendes vs. Alexander Volkanovski
Heavyweight Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris
Women’s Featherweight Cat Zingano vs. Megan Anderson
Lightweight BJ Penn vs. Ryan Hall
Bantamweight Petr Yan vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade
Bantamweight Tom Duquesnoy vs. Nathaniel Wood
Middleweight Uriah Hall vs. Bevon Lewis
Welterweight bout: Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Curtis Millender