With the UFC lightweight championship currently vacant, Islam Makhachev thinks he should be the one to face Charles Oliveira.
Oliveira (33-8 MMA, 21-8 UFC) was stripped of his 155-poundt title after …read more
UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev wants to face Charles Oliveira for the vacant title in October, and believes he will beat the Brazilian at his own game of submission grappling. …read more
UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev wants a shot at Charles Oliveira, and this is far from the first time in their careers he’s wanted it.
Makhachev has won 10 in a …read more
Former UFC champion Michael Bisping vehemently disagrees with Islam Makhachev’s take on Charles Oliveira’s post-UFC 274 callouts.
At last weekend’s pay-per-view, Oliveira continued his incredible run of form inside the Octagon. …read more
RDA is having none of Islam Makhachev’s recent slander towards fellow countryman Charles Oliveira.
Recently, Makhachev took to Twitter to respond to a recent comment from Oliveira. The former lightweight champion …read more
Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has once again flatlined claims that his protégé Islam Makhachev has more work to do before challenging for gold.
This past weekend’s UFC 274 pay-per-view …read more
Rafael dos Anjos has taken a shot at Islam Makhachev.
After submitting Justin Gaethje at UFC274, Charles Oliveira said he wanted to fight the winner of Makhachev vs. Beneil Dariush for the …read more
UFC lightweight Charles Oliveira has revealed his plans for the rest of the year.
‘Do Bronx’ is fresh off his headlining role against Justin Gaethje at UFC 274. The bout was …read more
UFC president Dana White has said Joe Rogan told him not to rebook Islam Makhachev vs Beneil Dariush following UFC 274.
In the wake of last Saturday’s pay-per-view, Dana White has …read more
Joe Rogan doesn’t think Dana White should book Islam Makhachev vs. Beniel Dariush after UFC 274.
UFC 274 went down live on pay-per-view (PPV) this past weekend from the Footprint Center …read more
PHOENIX – The aftermath of UFC 274 might’ve slightly changed Dana White’s mind on Islam Makhachev vs. Beneil Dariush.
Charles Oliveira submitted Justin Gaethje in Saturday’s main event at Footprint Center …read more
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With Charles Oliveira beating Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 but leaving without the lightweight title, former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is …read more
Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev is the fight to make for the now-vacant lightweight title.
Oliveira defeated Gaethje at UFC 274 on Saturday night via first-round submission. After …read more
UFC Hall of Fame inductee Khabib Nurmagomedov wants the world’s top MMA promotion to cut to the chase with Islam Makhachev.
On May 7, Charles Oliveira went one-on-one with Justin Gaethje. …read more
Khabib Nurmagomedov is adamant that Islam Makhachev needs to the be the man to fight Charles Oliveira for the vacant lightweight title after UFC 274.
Nurmagomedov, a former 155-pound titleholder, was …read more
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“Congrats Charles and see you in Abu Dhabi for the vacant title,” No. 3-ranked contender Islam Makhachev wrote on Twitter, oblivious to …read more
UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has provided an early prediction for a potential meeting with champion Charles Oliveira down the line.
Since suffering his one and only loss in professional MMA, …read more
Islam Makhachev finds it laughable that UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira is willing to give Conor McGregor a title shot but not him.
In a recent interview with Ag Fight (h/t …read more
UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev has made a bold prediction for a potential fight against Charles Oliveira.
While Charles Oliveira may be focusing his attention on Justin Gaethje this weekend, it can …read more
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Long before Michael Chandler was a UFC fighter, he always considered himself the toughest possible matchup for Khabib Nurmagomedov.
With a …read more
UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira believes rising contender Islam Makhachev still has a substantial amount of work to do before earning a title shot.
Following the main event of UFC Vegas …read more
Former two-division UFC champion Henry Cejudo believes Justin Gaethje is the biggest threat to lightweight king Charles Oliveira’s reign, not Islam Makhachev.
To date, Oliveira has proved all of his doubters …read more
Islam Makhachev isn’t a fan of Alexander Volkanovski thinking he could get a lightweight title fight. Volkanovski is coming off a TKO win over Korean Zombie at UFC 273 to …read more
UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has looked to nip talk of featherweight king Alexander Volkanovski challenging for 155-pound gold in the bud.
At UFC 273, Volkanovski’s 21st straight win in professional …read more
UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev says he no longer holds any interest in sharing the Octagon with longtime rival Rafael dos Anjos.
Prior to last weekend’s UFC 272 pay-per-view, it appeared …read more
UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler doesn’t believe Islam Makhachev has beaten a high enough level of competition to earn a title shot.
At UFC Vegas 49 last month, Makhachev made his …read more