Islam Makhachev reveals what Khabib Nurmagomedov told him following his decision victory over Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284

Islam Makhachev has revealed what Khabib Nurmagomedov told him following his main event win at UFC 284. After a lot of speculation regarding his status as an elite level fighter, Islam Makhachev proved himself in a big way last night. He defeated Alexander Volkanovski to successfully retain his UFC lightweight championship…

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UFC 280 Bonuses: Islam Makhachev earns an extra $50,000 for championship win

UFC president Dana White announced the recipients of the performance-based bonuses during the UFC 280 Post-fight Press Conference on Saturday. Islam Makhachev, Sean O’Malley, Petr Yan, and Belal Muhammad earned the $50,000 checks. UFC 280 Fight of the Night Fight of the Night honors went to the bantamweight bout between former champion Petr Yan and

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Islam Makhachev states Charles Oliveira doesn’t believe he can win at UFC 280: “I am terrible fight for everybody”

Lightweight contender Islam Makhachev believes that Charles Oliveira isn’t confident heading into UFC 280. The two lightweights are set to square off in October with gold on the line. The Brazilian famously lost his titles back on the scale in May. Oliveira missed weight for his UFC 274 headliner against Justin Gaethje and was stripped

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Islam Makhachev previews fight with “unprofessional” Charles Oliveira: “I really want to finish him in the grappling”

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev believes that he would beat Charles Oliveira on the ground. The two 155-pounders have been in discussions for a fight for a while now. The Brazilian has noted that he plans to possibly fight Makhachev later this year. However, that’s only if he’s able to defeat Beneil Dariush first…

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Islam Makhachev vs. Beneil Dariush booked to headline UFC Fight Night in February

A massive fight between top UFC lightweight contenders Islam Makhachev and Beneil Dariush has been booked for February. That news comes from ESPN’s Brett Okamoto who reported the following on Twitter: Ohhhh yes. Beneil Dariush (@beneildariush) vs. Islam Makhachev (@MAKHACHEVMMA). Seven fight win streak vs. Nine fight win streak…

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