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Islam Makhachev calls for Charles Oliveira title fight, vows to finish him on ground

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

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Makhachev wants to beat Oliveira at his game

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

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Islam Makhachev Shares Three-Year History Of Charles Oliveira Callouts

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

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Bisping To Makhachev: You Can’t Call Charles Oliveira A Coward

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

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RDA Defends Oliveira Against “Scared & Exposed” Makhachev

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

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Khabib Shuts Down Makhachev/Dariush Fight With Eight Words

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

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Rafael dos Anjos slams Islam Makhachev for suggesting Charles Oliveira is scared to lose: “You got exposed on that fight week by bluff”

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

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Charles Oliveira reveals plans to take layoff, wants to return in December against Islam Makhachev vs. Beneil Dariush winner

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

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Dana White reveals Joe Rogan told him not to rebook a fight between Islam Makhachev and Beneil Dariush following UFC 274

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

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Joe Rogan Told Dana White Not To Book Makhachev vs. Dariush Next

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

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Dana White still would love to see Islam Makhachev vs. Beneil Dariush after UFC 274 but won't commit

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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Khabib Nurmagomedov tells Dana White ‘you have no other choice’ but to make Islam Makhachev vs. Charles Oliveira next

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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

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Khabib Tells White He Has “No Choice” But To Book Oliveira/Makhachev

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

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Khabib Nurmagomedov weighs in on Charles Oliveira’s submission victory over Justin Gaethje at UFC 274

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

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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Dana White: 'You have no other choice' than Oliveira vs. Makhachev for vacant belt

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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‘Unbeaten’ Mac Will ‘100 percent’ Fight Oliveira

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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

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Posted on May 8, 2022, 6:16 am By
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Makhachev Gives Firm Prediction For How Oliveira Fight Would Play Out

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

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Islam Makhachev rips Charles Oliveira for denying UFC title shot while chasing Conor McGregor

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

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Islam Makhachev shares bold prediction for potential Charles Oliveira fight

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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Michael Chandler wont ‘ever get as excited’ to fight Islam Makhachev as he would’ve for Khabib Nurmagomedov

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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

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Oliveira: Beating Dariush Isn’t Enough For A Makhachev Title Shot

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

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Cejudo: Gaethje Is Oliveira’s Biggest Kryptonite, Not Makhachev

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

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Islam Makhachev tells Alexander Volkanovski to hold his horses and stay at featherweight: “LW title fight is mine”

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

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Makhachev Tells Volkanovski To “Hold Your Horses Cowboy” On LW Move

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

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Makhachev Not Interested In RDA Fight Anymore: ‘He’s Not On My Level’

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

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Posted on April 1, 2022, 2:16 am By
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Michael Chandler: Makhachev Hasn’t Done Enough To Earn A Title Shot

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

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