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Islam Makhachev-Rafael Dos Anjos slated for UFC 267

Surging lightweight contender Islam Makhachev will make his return at UFC 267 after a dominant performance at UFC Vegas 31 which saw him submit Thiago Moises in the fourth round …read more

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UFC 267 Update: Islam Makhachev, Rafael dos Anjos to Clash on Oct. 30

A high-profile lightweight matchup between Islam Makhachev and Rafael dos Anjos has been added to the UFC 267 lineup. …read more

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UFC 267 adds Rafael dos Anjos vs. Islam Makhachev

A key lightweight contender fight has been added to the promotion’s numbered event this October.
At UFC 267, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and surging Khabib Nurmagomedov protege Islam …read more

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Islam Makhachev vs. Rafael dos Anjos booked for UFC 267 on Oct. 30 in Abu Dhabi

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Former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will attempt to stop the hype surrounding Islam Makhachev when they meet at UFC 267 …read more

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Islam Makhachev vs. Rafael dos Anjos Booked For UFC 267 On Oct. 30

Islam Makhachev and Rafael dos Anjos have once again been booked to fight one another, this time at UFC 267 on October 30. As reported by ESPN, Islam Makhachev vs. …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos set to take on Islam Makhachev in October, ‘Islam doesn’t want to fight five rounds’

Islam Makhachev is officially set for his biggest fight yet as he and Rafael dos Anjos have been rebooked for an October showdown. ESPN broke the news on Monday that …read more

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Dos Anjos vs. Makhachev booked for UFC 267

The UFC has added a high-profile lightweight matchup between Rafael dos Anjos and Islam Makhachev to UFC 267. …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Replies To Islam Makhachev But Not “Islam Makhachev”

UFC lightweight Rafael dos Anjos has questioned who he is actually responding to when he replies to Islam Makhachev’s Twitter account. Dos Anjos’ latest comments come as the animosity between …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos responds after being called a “grandpa” by Islam Makhachev: “If was Islam I would seriously reply, but I know it’s not him”

Rafael dos Anjos has responded to being labelled a grandpa by Islam Makhachev as their war of words continues. Makhachev and dos Anjos have been booked to fight one another …read more

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Moises says Makhachev loss will make him ‘grow’ as a fighter, wants Hooker next

Thiago Moises was submitted by Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Lightweight Thiago Moises wants to look at the …read more

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Thiago Moises calls out Dan Hooker following loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31

UFC lightweight contender Thiago Moises called out Dan Hooker following his recent submission loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31. Moises, the No. 15 ranked lightweight in the UFC, …read more

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Video: After a dominant showing in his first UFC main event, what's next for Islam Makhachev?

Islam Makhachev competed against Thiago Moises in his first main event at UFC on ESPN 26, and dominated his opponent.
After securing the victory by fourth-round submission, he says he’s ready …read more

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(UPDATED) RDA Claims Khabib Will Fight Him If He Beats Makhachev

[UPDATE] Ali Abdelaziz, manager of both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev, denies that Makhachev has agreed to fight dos Anjos as of yet. Makhachev would prefer to fight again in …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos wants to beat Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 and get the rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Rafael dos Anjos says he wants to beat Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 and then get the rematch with his teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov. Dos Anjos and Nurmagomedov fought back in …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 rankings update: Islam Makhachev moves to No. 4, Conor McGregor drops to No. 9

The UFC Vegas 31 rankings update has dropped, and lightweight Islam Makhachev moved to No. 4 at 155lbs while Conor McGregor dropped to No. 9. Makhachev was the No. 9 …read more

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Michael Chandler says there’s ‘no doubt’ Justin Gaethje should be next fight: ‘Come on, bro’

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Michael Chandler found himself in the crosshairs of Islam Makhachev this past Saturday following the Dagestani lightweight’s win over Thiago …read more

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Dan Hooker challenges “tickle party” fighter Islam Makhachev to throw down in September

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker has laid down a challenge to Islam Makhachev as their social media spat continues. This past Saturday night, Makhachev continued his rise up through the 155-pound …read more

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Michael Chandler Thinks His Style Matches Up Well Against Makhachev’s

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has responded to Islam Makhachev after the Dagestani called him out at UFC Vegas 31. Chandler’s comments came after Makhachev addressed a plethora of 155-pound …read more

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Dan Hooker ‘Got Bored’ Watching Islam Makhachev’s Victory at UFC on ESPN 26

If there is one obstacle to Islam Makhachev’s rise through the UFC’s lightweight division, it’s that his style is not as fan friendly as some of the other top contenders. …read more

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Thiago Moises Releases Statement Following UFC on ESPN 26 Main Event Defeat

Thiago Moises is moving forward with a positive attitude following his loss to Islam Makhachev in the UFC on ESPN 26 headliner this past Saturday. …read more

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Michael Chandler responds to callout from Islam Makhachev

No. 9 ranked lightweight contender Islam Makhachev put the lightweight division on notice in his first main event at UFC Vegas 31.

Makhachev dismantled no. 14 ranked lightweight Thiago Moises, capping …read more

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Islam Makhachev pokes fun at fellow lightweight contenders following “radio silence” after callouts

Emerging title contender Islam Makhachev poked fun at his fellow lightweight contenders following their “radio silence” after his callouts. Makhachev defeated Thiago Moises via fourth-round submission in the main event …read more

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Dan Hooker says he “got bored” watching Islam Makhachev fight Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker says he “got bored” watching Islam Makhachev fight Thiago Moises in the main event of UFC Vegas 31. Hooker is the No. 8 ranked lightweight …read more

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Hooker Bored By Pool-Pooping Makhachev

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UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev improved his record to 20-1 by winning his eighth straight fight …read more

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Dan Hooker 'got bored' watching Islam Makhachev 'on fast forward' at UFC on ESPN 26

Dan Hooker was not remotely entertained watching Islam Makhachev prevail in his first main event.
Makhachev (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) picked up a fourth-round submission of Thiago Moises at UFC on ESPN …read more

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Islam Makhachev shares Khabib Nurmagomedov’s generosity | Video

Rising lightweight Islam Makhachev shined on Saturday in the UFC Vegas 31 main event defeating Thiago Moises by submission in the fourth round. With the win, Makhachev will move …read more

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Makhachev On The Perks Of Being Team Khabib: ‘He Paid For Everything’

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We can only imagine the heavy pressure Islam Makhachev is under being anointed the ‘next Khabib’ by not just his …read more

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Thiago Moises Speaks On UFC Vegas 31 Loss To Islam Makhachev

Thiago Moises couldn’t pull off the upset over Islam Makhachev but his head is held high. This past Saturday night (July 17), Moises shared the Octagon with Makhachev. The lightweight …read more

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Islam Makhachev Lauds Khabib’s Generosity During Camp: ‘He Doesn’t Take Money, Nothing’

It is no secret that Islam Makhachev has been tabbed as the heir apparent to Khabib Nurmagomedov in the UFC’s lightweight division. …read more

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UFC Vegas 31: Fights to make

What’s next for Thiago Moises after his loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31? | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

All the best, most …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Islam Makhachev after UFC on ESPN 26 win?

Islam Makhachev showed once again why he’s one of the most highly touted lightweights in the world when he beat Thiago Moises in the UFC on ESPN 26 main event …read more

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Islam Makhachev releases statement following win over Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev released a statement following his submission win over Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31. Makhachev defeated Moises in the fourth round with a rear-naked choke …read more

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Thiago Moises reacts following loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31: “Islam is an amazing fighter and he was the best guy tonight”

Thiago Moises reacted following a loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31, saying he “is an amazing fighter and he was the best guy tonight.” Moises came into the …read more

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Michael Chandler reacts to Islam Makhachev calling him out after UFC Vegas 31: ‘I think wrestling beats sambo’ 

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Michael Chandler has always welcomed call outs from potential opponents and that includes UFC Vegas 31 main event winner Islam …read more

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Khabib eager to get Makhachev Fighter of the Year honors

Khabib Nurmagomedov with Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Khabib Nurmagomedov continued his cheerleader duties for friend and training …read more

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What’s next for Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises after UFC Vegas 31?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 31, rising lightweight contenders met as Islam Makhachev took on Thiago Moises. Makhahcev entered the fight coming off a dominant third-round submission win …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 takeaways: The time to slow play Islam Makhachev is over. It has to be.

Islam Makhachev | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Islam Makhachev once again showed why he was an overwhelming betting favorite. With former UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Thiago Moises makes no excuses for UFC on ESPN 26 loss: 'Islam is an amazing fighter'

Thiago Moises was all class in the wake of his main event loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC on ESPN 26.
Moises (15-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC) came into Saturday’s lightweight headliner …read more

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Islam Makhachev Wants To Test Michael Chandler’s ‘Bellator Skills’

Fresh from mauling Thiago Moises on Saturday night, UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev has called out Michael Chandler. Makhachev is now on an eight-fight win-streak after he earned a submission victory …read more

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Islam Makhachev calls out Michael Chandler: “You come from Bellator, I want to check your skills”

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev called out Michael Chandler, saying that “you come from Bellator, I want to check your skills.” Makhachev defeated Thiago Moises in the main event of …read more

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Islam Makhachev names Tony Ferguson as first pick for next opponent: ‘Let’s finish this’

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Islam Makhachev continued his seemingly inexorable march towards the lightweight title at UFC Vegas 31, the only question is who …read more

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‘Why all these guys run?’ - Makhachev calls out Ferguson, RDA, Chandler

Now on an eight-fight win streak, Islam Makhachev wants a big name for his next fight. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Khabib Nurmagomedov outlines plan for Islam Makhachev to be named 2021 fighter of the year

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov outlined the plan for Islam Makhachev to be named the 2021 fighter of the year in MMA. Makhachev defeated Thiago Moises via fourth-round submission …read more

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Islam Makhachev focused on resolving mentor Khabib Nurmagomedov’s unfinished business following UFC Vegas 31

Islam Makhachev is hoping to resolve the unfinished business of his mentor Khabib Nurmagomedov following his win over Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31. Makhachev (20-1 MMA) and Moises (15-5 …read more

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Islam Makhachev wants to fight Tony Ferguson, prove he is not on Khabib Nurmagomedov's level

LAS VEGAS – Islam Makhachev wants to settle unfinished business.
The rising UFC lightweight contender is hoping to fight his teammate and mentor Khabib Nurmagomedov’s long-time nemesis, Tony Ferguson.  Makhachev (20-1 …read more

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UFC Vegas 31: ‘Makhachev vs Moises’ | 6th Round Post-Fight Show

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Zane Simon & Dayne Fox are here to breakdown this Saturday’s, July 17th, ‘UFC Vegas 31: Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises’ …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 Results: Islam Makhachev dominates and Miesha Tate wins in Octagon return

UFC Vegas 31 is in the books.

UFC Apex in Las Vegas played host to Saturday’s fight card that saw lightweight prospect Islam Makhachev put in a dominating performance …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 results: Islam Makhachev overwhelms, taps Thiago Moises in fourth round

Islam Makhachev made an emphatic statement in his first UFC main event.
In a bout that was expected to involve a fair share of grappling, Makhachev (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) shined …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 Bonus Report: Six fighters take home an extra $50k

The Octagon remained in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 31 event, a 10-bout fight card headline by Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises. The highly anticipated lightweight main event resulted in …read more

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Twitter reacts to Islam Makhachev's dominant win over Thiago Moises at UFC on ESPN 26

Islam Makhachev continued his rise up the lightweight rankings on Saturday when he defeated Thiago Moises at UFC on ESPN 26.
Makhachev (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) extended his winning streak to …read more

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UFC Vegas 31: Pros react to Islam Makhachev’s submission of Thiago Moises

Islam Makhachev of Russia punches Thiago Moises of Brazil in their lightweight bout at UFC Vegas 31. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises full fight video highlights

Islam Makhachev added another win to his win streak against Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Pros react after Islam Makhachev submits Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 31 event was headlined by a key lightweight bout between perennial division contenders Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises. Makhachev (20-1 MMA) was returning to action for the …read more

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Islam Makhachev mauls Thiago Moises in UFC Vegas 31 main event, calls out Rafael dos Anjos for next fight

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The lightweight division has a new boogeyman and his name is Islam Makhachev.
In his first main event at UFC Vegas …read more

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Fighters React To Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises At UFC Vegas 31

The fight between Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises was a one-sided fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 31 event on Saturday night (July 17, …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 Results: Islam Makhachev stops Thiago Moises (Video)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 31 event is headlined by a key lightweight bout between perennial division contenders Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises. Makhachev (19-1 MMA) will be returning to action for …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 live blog: Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises

Islam Makhachev will try to continue his roll against Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 on Saturday. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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UFC Vegas 31: ‘Makhachev vs. Moises’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 31 event, a ten-bout fight card headlined by Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises. Makhachev (19-1 MMA) will be returning to action …read more

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UFC Fight Night Live results and analysis: Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises

Follow all the action live from Las Vegas. …read more

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He’s Good, But He Is No Khabib

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While it may flattering (and somewhat unfair) to compare Islam Makhachev to former Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 Clash: Makhachev Vs. Moises!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight talents Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises will duel TONIGHT (Sat., July 10, …read more

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Khabib picks Makhachev to finish Poirier

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev at UFC 220. | Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks Islam Makhachev is a …read more

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WATCH: UFC Vegas 31 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC Vegas 31 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises will collide in a lightweight clash. UFC Vegas …read more

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Preview! Will Makhachev Maul Moises In Vegas?

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UFC lightweight phenom Islam Makhachev will take center stage opposite submission wizard Thiago Moises atop the UFC Vegas 31 MMA …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 - New Blood!

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Abubakar Nurmagomedov may have missed out on his chance to join countryman Islam Makhachev inside UFC APEX …read more

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Khabib Believes Makhachev Would Finish Both Poirier & Oliveira

Khabib Nurmagomedov has suggested that Islam Makhachev would finish both Dustin Poirier and current 155-pound champion Charles Oliveira. Khabib’s bold prediction comes ahead of Makhachev’s first UFC main event this …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 weigh-in highlights, faceoffs and photo gallery

LAS VEGAS – All the pre-fight activities are in the books for UFC on ESPN 26 following Friday’s official weigh-ins and fighter faceoffs.
In the main event, Islam Makhachev (19-1 MMA, …read more

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Takedown breakdown: Islam Makhachev’s foot sweep

Islam Makhachev is a talented wrestler on his feet, not just on the mat. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Wrist control is a …read more

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Face Off! Makhachev Mugs Moises In Vegas!

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UFC lightweight phenom Islam Makhachev will take center stage opposite submission wizard Thiago Moises atop the UFC Vegas 31 MMA …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 weigh-in results: Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises on point for headliner

The official weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 31 took place on Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada, and all 22 fighters scheduled to compete have made weight. In the main event of …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 breakdown: Does Thiago Moises have a shot against Islam Makhachev?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 26.
UFC on ESPN 26 takes place Saturday at …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 video: Islam Makhachev, Thiago Moises make weight for headliner

LAS VEGAS – The main event is official for UFC on ESPN 26 on Saturday.
Islam Makhachev (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) and Thiago Moises (15-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) hit their marks …read more

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Khabib Thinks Makhachev Can Emerge From His Shadow Against Moisés

Khabib Nurmagomedov has big plans for his young protégé, Islam Makhachev. Islam Makhachev is showing many signs of being the next big thing in the UFC lightweight division. He is …read more

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UFC Vegas 31: ‘Makhachev Vs Moises Predictions

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With Khabib Nurmagomedov riding into the sunset, it falls to Islam Makhachev to reestablish Dagestani dominance in the Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Islam Makhachev plans on smashing Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31, fight for UFC lightweight title in 2022

Top contender Islam Makhachev says he plans on smashing Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 and then fight for the UFC lightweight title in 2022. Makhachev is the No. 9 …read more

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UFC viewers guide: Miesha Tate is back and looking to add to a shiny legacy

Miesha Tate, a former UFC champion, returns from a four-year absence in the co-main event of Islam Makhachev’s big fight on Saturday. …read more

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UFC Vegas 31 live results: Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises

(Click on the fight below and then scroll down to see in-fight live stats and full results, courtesy of Fight Analytics. Full UFC Vegas 31 live results from the UFC …read more

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Thiago Moises is ‘indifferent’ to Islam Makhachev’s hype: ‘I will hurt him’ 

Thiago Moises is set to face Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Lightweight Thiago Moises will treat Islam Makhachev …read more

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Islam Makhachev Hits Hooker With The ‘Who TF Is That Guy’ Treatment

UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev has shot down Dan Hooker’s callout of the Dagestani ahead of his UFC Vegas 31 main event. Makhachev’s comments come ahead of his main event matchup …read more

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UFC Unfiltered: Miesha Tate and Islam Makhachev

Listen To The Latest Episode Of UFC Unfiltered Featuring Miesha Tate and Islam Makhachev 
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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down Makhachev And Moises!

Sambo specialist, Islam Makhachev, will square off with Brazilian prospect, Thiago Moises, this Saturday (July 17, 2021) at UFC Vegas 31 inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Much like his …read more

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Islam Makhachev wants to “help” Tony Ferguson retire after UFC Vegas 31

Islam Makhachev is hoping to fight Tony Ferguson after UFC Vegas 31. Makhachev is set to headline the Fight Night card on Saturday against Thiago Moises. If the Dagestani native …read more

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Thiago Moisés Not Buying Islam Makhachev As “Khabib 2.0”

UFC lightweight Thiago Moisés doesn’t believe Islam Makhachev can be held in the same regard as Khabib Nurmagomedov in MMA. Moisés’ comments come ahead of his first UFC main event …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 pre-event facts: Islam Makhachev's the least-hit fighter in UFC history

After its big pay-per-view blowout this past weekend, the UFC returns to a crowd-less environment Saturday with UFC on ESPN 26, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las …read more

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Makhachev ‘Politely’ Offers To Assist RDA & Ferguson With Retirement

Islam Makhachev is either taking up a side gig as The Retirement Fairy or he has decided to take a different approach in scoring a top-ranked opponent.  Islam Makhachev is …read more

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Islam Makhachev would “maul” Charles Oliveira and “finish” Dustin Poirier, says Khabib Nurmagomedov

Islam Makhachev would “maul” Charles Oliveira and “finish” Dustin Poirier, says former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Makhachev returns to the Octagon this Saturday night in the main event of …read more

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'Show the world': Khabib challenges Islam Makhachev ahead of his first UFC main event

Makhachev aims for his eighth straight win as he tries to follow the championship blueprint set forth by Khabib and Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. …read more

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Islam Makhachev wants to help Rafael dos Anjos retire, asks 'Who is Dan Hooker?'

LAS VEGAS – Islam Makhachev isn’t looking past Thiago Moises, but he is already making plans for what comes next with a victory.
Makhachev’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, recently suggested a bout …read more

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Thiago Moises not buying into Islam Makhachev comparisons: 'Islam is definitely not like Khabib'

LAS VEGAS – Thiago Moises thinks his experience in five-round fights gives him the edge over Islam Makhachev in the UFC on ESPN 26 headliner.
After Saturday’s original main event between …read more

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UFC Vegas 31: Makhachev vs Moises full betting odds

Check out the complete betting odds for this Saturday’s UFC Vegas 31 card featuring a lightweight bout between Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises. In the main event of UFC Vegas …read more

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Islam Makhachev excited for first UFC main event: 'Five rounds, this is good'

LAS VEGAS – The more fight time, the better for Islam Makhachev.
The rising UFC lightweight contender is excited to headline his first UFC card on Saturday at UFC on ESPN …read more

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Moises Believes His Skills Match Well Against Makhachev’s Despite Odds

UFC lightweight Thiago Moises believes his headlining fight with Islam Makhachev this weekend will be more competitive than the odds suggest. At the age of just 26, Moises will be …read more

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Thiago Moises expects to earn stoppage win over Islam Makhachev to steal his hype

Thiago Moises didn’t expect to fight Islam Makhachev next time out but immediately accepted the scrap when it was offered to him at UFC Vegas 31. Moises, who is on …read more

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Thiago Moises: UFC on ESPN 26 'chess match' with Islam Makhachev a great opportunity

Thiago Moises sees double the incentive in his first UFC headliner.
Moises (15-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC) meets Islam Makhachev (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) on Saturday in the main event of UFC …read more

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Someone Actually Wants To Fight Islam Makhachev In Next Bout

The new boogeyman of the lightweight division, Islam Makhachev, is being called out by Renato Moicano following his big win at UFC Vegas 30. After UFC Vegas 30, Brazil’s Renato …read more

Source:: MMANews

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises promoted to UFC Vegas 31 main event after Holloway-Rodriguez scratched

Islam Makhachev will get the chance to headline his first UFC card. According to John Morgan of MMAJunkie, Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises has been promoted to the main event of …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises Confirmed as New UFC on ESPN 26 Headliner

A lightweight clash between Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises will serve as the new main event for UFC on ESPN 26. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises elevated to UFC on ESPN 26 main event on July 17

Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises are being put in the spotlight for the first time in their UFC careers.
Makhachev (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) and Moises (15-4 MMA, 4-2 UFC), already …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises Promoted To July 17 Main Event

The July 17 UFC Fight Night officially has a new main event, with the scheduled bout between Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises being promoted to the card’s main event. After …read more

Source:: MMANews

Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises promoted to UFC Vegas 31 main event

Islam Makhachev reacts after his submission victory over Drew Dober in their lightweight fight at UFC 259. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The original …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

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