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UFC 280 fight card: Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev, Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw lead loaded lineup

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Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev top one of the deepest UFC cards of the …read more

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Watch Justin Gaethje drop Charles Oliveira twice before getting choked out | Fight Video

Justin Gaethje knocked Charles Oliveira down twice in the first round of their UFC 274 main event bout on May 7 at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. It …read more

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Javier Mendez: Islam Makhachev the most well-rounded lightweight of all time

For as good as everyone thinks Islam Makhachev is, Javier Mendez says he’s even better.
Ahead of Makhachev’s lightweight title fight against Charles Oliveira at UFC 280 on Oct. 22, his …read more

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Morning Report: Javier Mendez says Islam Makhachev is ‘prepared to dominate’ Charles Oliveira, wants Alexander Volkanovski after winning title

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Javier Mendez believes Islam Makhchev is going to win the lightweight belt. And once he’s done that, …read more

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Dustin Poirier reveals he hoped for five-rounds against Michael Chandler at UFC 281: “The better fighter usually wins in the distance”

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier wanted his UFC 281 return to be five rounds. ‘The Diamond’ has been out of action since his clash with Charles Oliveira last …read more

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Mackenzie Dern praises Charles Oliveira as the best grappler in the sport: ‘He has the best jiu-jitsu in MMA’

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As a multi-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion, Mackenzie Dern possesses some of the nastiest grappling skills in the entire sport …read more

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UFC free fight: Charles Oliveira drops, chokes out Justin Gaethje in Round 1

Charles Oliveira was a man on a mission at UFC 274.
Oliveira was stripped of his lightweight title when he missed weight by 0.5 pounds for his title fight against Justin …read more

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Islam Makhachev Strikes Back After Chandler’s Critical Comments

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has hit back at Michael Chandler for recent comments the former Bellator champion made about his recent wins. Makhachev will face Charles Oliveira for the …read more

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Chandler explains why he thinks Poirier made things ‘personal’

Dustin Poirier right before his UFC 269 title fight with Charles Oliveira in December 2021. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Michael Chandler believes …read more

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Gillian Robertson eyes Charles Oliveira's submission record – and a move to 115 pounds

LAS VEGAS – Gillian Robertson beat Mariya Agapova with a second-round technical submission Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC Fight Night 210 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: Charles Oliveira must stay in center of cage to beat Islam Makhachev

Georges St-Pierre thinks Charles Oliveira needs to keep his back away from the fence at all costs against Islam Makhachev.
Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) meets Makhachev (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) …read more

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Khabib: Oliveira Won’t Show Up Vs. Makhachev, Dariush Will Sub

If former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s prophecy is any indication, the UFC may want to prepare for a backup to Charles Oliveira. Oliveira will face Nurmagomedov’s protégé, Islam Makhachev, …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn't think Charles Oliveira will show up vs. Islam Makhachev – and Beneil Dariush will step in

Khabib Nurmagomedov has an inkling Islam Makhachev, not Charles Oliveira, will be facing Beneil Dariush for the vacant lightweight title.
Makhachev (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) is scheduled to face Oliveira (33-8 MMA, …read more

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Beneil Dariush To Serve As Backup To Oliveira/Makhachev

Beneil Dariush will be the backup to Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev should either fighter be forced to withdraw. Dariush will face Mateusz Gamrot on the main card of UFC …read more

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Beneil Dariush reveals he’s expected to serve as backup to Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev at UFC 280

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In his perfect world, Beneil Dariush would compete for the lightweight title at UFC 280. But he’ll still make weight …read more

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Heck of a Morning: Who has more pressure ahead of UFC 280 — Charles Oliveira or Islam Makhachev?

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With the UFC’s next pay-per-view event just over a month away in Abu Dhabi, …read more

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Makhachev Gives Detailed Summary Of How He’ll Beat Oliveira

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev foresees a dominant showing against Charles Oliveira in the upcoming UFC 280 headliner. Makhachev will battle Oliveira for the vacant lightweight title on Oct. 22 …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler made official

Former interim champion Dustin Poirier enters the cage for his UFC 279 title fight with Charles Oliveira in December 2021. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
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Pimblett Issues Strong Prediction For Oliveira/Makhachev Clash

Rising UFC lightweight star Paddy Pimblett has given a firm prediction for the upcoming title clash in his division between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev. The stakes will be high …read more

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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 …read more

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Makhachev Doubts Oliveira Really Thinks He Can Win At UFC 280

UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev has called bluff on Charles Oliveira’s confidence heading into their title fight at UFC 280 later this year. On October 22, the vacant 155-pound championship will …read more

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Charles Oliveira says Islam Makhachev refused to fight him in Brazil in January: “They took it where they wanted”

Charles Oliveira says the original plan was to have his vacant lightweight title fight against Islam Makhachev headline UFC 283 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in January. The UFC announced …read more

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Oliveira Presents The Real Reason He Accepted Makhachev Fight

Former UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira has dismissed speculation about why he accepted the fight against Islam Makhachev, explaining the real reason behind his choice. On October 22, Oliveira will …read more

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Manager: Gaethje likely to return ‘at the beginning of next year’ against a big name

Justin Gaethje hasn’t fought since his submission loss to Charles Oliveira this past May. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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Justin Gaethje weighs in on October’s UFC 280 main event: “I’m 100 percent confident that Islam will not dominate Charles”

Justin Gaethje has some strong opinions about the upcoming UFC vacant lightweight title fight between former champion, Charles Oliveira, and top contender, Islam Makhachev. The bout is scheduled for Oct. …read more

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Justin Gaethje: Islam Makhachev ‘will not dominate’ Charles Oliveira at UFC 280

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Justin Gaethje doesn’t have an official pick for the UFC 280 main event between Charles Oliveria and Islam Makhachev, but he doesn’t believe …read more

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Caio Borralho Plans ‘Brazilian Party’ in Abu Dhabi with Charles Oliveira at UFC 280

After victories in his first two promotional appearances, Caio Borralho will return to the Octagon against Makhmud Muradov at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi on Oct. 22. …read more

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Pimblett Makes His Pick For Charles Oliveira/Islam Makhachev

Paddy Pimblett has weighed in on the highly anticipated UFC lightweight title matchup between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev. Oliveira and Makhachev will battle for the vacant lightweight title in …read more

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Paddy Pimblett shares prediction for Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev at UFC 280: “I just think he’s got too many tools in his arsenal”

Paddy Pimblett is sharing his prediction for Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev at UFC 280. The lightweight title bout will take place on Saturday, October 22nd at the Etihad Arena …read more

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Makhachev Responds To Oliveira Saying “Arrogance” Will Kill Him

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has responded after he and his team were branded “arrogant” by upcoming opponent Charles Oliveira. At UFC 280, the 155-pound weight class will have a …read more

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Khabib says Oliveira is ‘starting to feel the pressure’ ahead of Makhachev fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov will be cornering Islam Makhachev against Charles Oliveira. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Khabib Nurmagomedov claps back at Charles Oliveira for calling …read more

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Scared - Makhachev says UFC forced Oliveira to accept fight with him

Islam Makhachev thinks Charles Oliveira has been avoiding him | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Islam Makhachev feels Charles Oliveira has been making excuses …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov: Charles Oliveira is ‘starting to feel the pressure’ of Islam Makhachev fight

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Khabib Nurmagomedov struggles to make any sense of Charles Oliveira’s recent comments.
At UFC 280 on Oct. 22, the battle for …read more

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Khabib Shares Odds Percentage That Oliveira Beats Makhachev

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has given a damning assessment of Charles Oliveira’s chances of securing a victory at UFC 280. Having been stripped of his title at UFC …read more

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Alexander Volkanovski offers to be backup fighter for Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev

UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is serious about his move to lightweight. ‘The Great’ is fresh off his decision victory over Max Holloway at UFC 276 last month. The win …read more

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Josh Thomson shares prediction for Islam Makhachev vs Charles Oliveira title fight at UFC 280: “I think he’s gonna get submitted”

Josh Thomson has shared his prediction for the Islam Makhachev vs Charles Oliveira title fight at UFC 280. It will be on October 22nd at the Etihad Arena in Abu …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts after Charles Oliveira suggests Islam Makhachev and his team are “arrogant” individuals: “I simply think he’s starting to feel the pressure of the fight”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is reacting after Charles Oliveira suggested Islam Makhachev and his team are ‘arrogant’ individuals. In a recent interview, Oliveira sent a message of warning to Islam Makhachev and …read more

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Makhachev Reveals Only Reason Oliveira Accepted UFC 280 Bout

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev feels his upcoming title fight against Charles Oliveira came to fruition for only one reason. Makhachev and Oliveira will square off in the UFC 280 …read more

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Islam Makhachev explains why he’s “very upset” that Charles Oliviera is the champion “in my division”

Islam Makhachev is not a fan of Charles Oliveira and is upset that the Brazilian was the lightweight champ. Makhachev and Oliveira are set to headline UFC 280 for the …read more

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No. 2 Bullsh*t

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Pawns? Fake contracts? It’s 2016 all over again! Former UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira did not want to fight top …read more

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Islam Makhachev: Charles Oliveira only accepted fight when UFC threatened to give it to Michael Chandler

Islam Makhachev is convinced Charles Oliveira initially was trying to dodge him.
Makhachev (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) meets Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) for the vacant lightweight title in the UFC …read more

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Makhachev To Oliveira: ‘If You Wanna Make Money, Learn English’

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has once again questioned upcoming opponent Charles Oliveira’s pursuit of a money fight against Conor McGregor. In the UFC 280 main event on October 22, …read more

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Morning Report: Islam Makhachev ‘very upset,’ labels Charles Oliveira’s Conor McGregor callout ‘embarrassing’

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Islam Makhachev can’t wait to get his hands on Charles Oliveira when the UFC returns to Fight Island.
Undeniably the two …read more

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UFC 280 poster released featuring Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev, more

Charles Oliveira and Sean O’Malley | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Charles Oliveira may not officially be the lightweight champion, but he’s still getting top …read more

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‘My Dad Called Me Crying Like A Child’

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Former UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira is the winner of 11 straight with 10 nasty finishes, …read more

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