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Photo – UFC star Islam Makhachev spotted wearing arm brace while attending EURO 2024 final
Photo – UFC star Islam Makhachev spotted wearing arm brace while attending EURO 2024 final

UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev was spotted with a brace on his wrist. Makhachev was in attendance for the… 

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Arman Tsarukyan plans to train with Khamzat Chimaev for Islam Makhachev title fight: ‘His build is similar’
Arman Tsarukyan plans to train with Khamzat Chimaev for Islam Makhachev title fight: ‘His build is similar’

Surging lightweight contender, Arman Tsarukyan has revealed he plans to work with unbeaten middleweight challenger, Khamzat Chimaev as he… 

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Sean O’Malley wins 2024 ESPY Award over fellow UFC champions Alex Pereira, Islam Makhachev, & Zhang Weili

ESPY Winner 

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Sean O’Malley beats out Alex Pereira, Islam Makhachev and Zhang Weili for Best MMA Fighter ESPY
Sean O’Malley beats out Alex Pereira, Islam Makhachev and Zhang Weili for Best MMA Fighter ESPY

Marlon “Chito” Vera and Sean O’Malley | Photo by GIORGIO VIERA/AFP via Getty Images Sean O’Malley added another piece of hardware to the collection. On… 

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Sean O’Malley wins ESPY for ‘Best UFC Fighter’ of 2024, beats out Alex Pereira, Islam Makhachev
Sean O’Malley wins ESPY for ‘Best UFC Fighter’ of 2024, beats out Alex Pereira, Islam Makhachev

Undisputed bantamweight champion, Sean O’Malley has beaten out stiff competition in the ESPY Awards this year – besting fellow… 

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Leon Edwards would prefer fighting for middleweight title over Islam Makhachev bout

‘Chase greatness’ 

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Leon Edwards open to Islam Makhachev fight but also eyes middleweight: ‘Why not chase greatness?’
Leon Edwards open to Islam Makhachev fight but also eyes middleweight: ‘Why not chase greatness?’

Leon Edwards wants to climb the UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings by challenging himself even more. 

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Leon Edwards open to super fight with Islam Makhachev after UFC 304: ‘I can see that happening’
Leon Edwards open to super fight with Islam Makhachev after UFC 304: ‘I can see that happening’

Ahead of his return at the end of the month in the main event of UFC 304, incumbent welterweight… 

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Arman Tsarukyan confirms he will fight Islam Makhachev for title next: ‘The rest of you can take a seat’
Arman Tsarukyan confirms he will fight Islam Makhachev for title next: ‘The rest of you can take a seat’

Amid speculation regarding his ability to make an October return to take on undisputed lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev at… 

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier labels Islam Makhachev ‘victim of expectation,’ says he’s not Khabib Nurmagomedov
Morning Report: Daniel Cormier labels Islam Makhachev ‘victim of expectation,’ says he’s not Khabib Nurmagomedov

Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC Islam Makhachev has done pretty well for himself in the UFC lightweight division. It historically hasn’t been easy to become… 

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Charles Oliveira makes sense for next UFC lightweight title fight against Islam Makhachev, says coach

Run It Back? 

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Charles Oliveira targets title rematch with Islam Makhachev next: ‘There’s no one at 155lbs to fight him’
Charles Oliveira targets title rematch with Islam Makhachev next: ‘There’s no one at 155lbs to fight him’

Missing out on a rematch fight with pound-for-pound number one, Islam Makhachev last October after suffering a laceration on… 

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Heck of a Morning: Reaction to Michael Chandler teasing Islam Makhachev fight offer
Heck of a Morning: Reaction to Michael Chandler teasing Islam Makhachev fight offer

Photo by Mike Kirschbaum/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Michael Chandler recently said he was offered a lightweight title shot against champion Islam Makhachev, but still… 

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MMA Junkie’s Fight of the Month for June: Dustin Poirier tests Islam Makhachev, but can’t claim UFC lightweight title
MMA Junkie’s Fight of the Month for June: Dustin Poirier tests Islam Makhachev, but can’t claim UFC lightweight title

The first UFC title fight in the gold championship gloves delivered as Islam Makhachev and Dustin Poirier put on the best bout of June. 

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Beneil Dariush handicaps UFC champ Islam Makhachev vs. Arman Tsarukyan as ’60-40′ or ’55-45′ fight

Beneil Dariush thinks Arman Tsarukyan has what it takes to threaten Islam Makhachev’s UFC lightweight title reign. 

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Islam Makhachev shoots down the idea of fighting Michael Chandler next: “You are unreliable dude”

Unreliable 

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Islam Makhachev shoots down fights with Michael Chandler and Dustin Poirier
Islam Makhachev shoots down fights with Michael Chandler and Dustin Poirier

Lightweight champion Islam Makhachev has no interest in fighting Michael Chandler or Dustin Poirier in his next fight. 

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Islam Makhachev shuts down October title fight with Michael Chandler: ‘You are unreliable, dude’
Islam Makhachev shuts down October title fight with Michael Chandler: ‘You are unreliable, dude’

Despite claiming he had received a shocking offer to return at UFC 308 in a title charge against undisputed… 

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Islam Makhachev says Michael Chandler not a reliable opponent: ‘One tweet from your master, and you’ll run away’
Islam Makhachev says Michael Chandler not a reliable opponent: ‘One tweet from your master, and you’ll run away’

UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev won’t invest his energy on Michael Chandler as a potential opponent. 

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Michael Chandler claims he’s been offered October title fight with Islam Makhachev at UFC 308 in Abu Dhabi
Michael Chandler claims he’s been offered October title fight with Islam Makhachev at UFC 308 in Abu Dhabi

Amid uncertainty over his failed fight with former two-division champion, Conor McGregor, former lightweight title challenger, Michael Chandler has… 

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Michael Chandler claims he’s been offered a title shot against Islam Makhachev

Title shot 

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Michael Chandler angles for Conor McGregor at Sphere again – and threatens to flip for Islam Makhachev title shot
Michael Chandler angles for Conor McGregor at Sphere again – and threatens to flip for Islam Makhachev title shot

Maybe Michael Chandler is going on the offensive in his fight with Conor McGregor – and dangling his own title shot. 

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Dustin Poirier challenges Islam Makhachev to a rematch, responds to “bumskie” Conor McGregor

The Last Dance 

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Islam Makhachev rips ‘Chicken’ Conor McGregor for exiting UFC 303: ‘You don’t need a pinkie toe for a fight’
Islam Makhachev rips ‘Chicken’ Conor McGregor for exiting UFC 303: ‘You don’t need a pinkie toe for a fight’

Undisputed lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev has branded arch-rival, Conor McGregor a “chicken” for his decision to withdraw from UFC… 

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Islam Makhachev blasts “chicken” Conor McGregor after Irishman reveals the injury that forced him out of UFC 303

Chicken 

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‘You don’t need a pinky toe for a fight, chicken’: Islam Makhachev, pros react to Conor McGregor’s injury
‘You don’t need a pinky toe for a fight, chicken’: Islam Makhachev, pros react to Conor McGregor’s injury

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images After weeks of speculation, Conor McGregor put an end to the mystery of what exactly caused… 

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Rafael dos Anjos explains why Islam Makhachev can’t be the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC

Pound-for-pound 

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Sean O’Malley weighs in on a potential super fight between Leon Edwards and Islam Makhachev: “155 to 170 is a big jump”

A true superfight 

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Cory Sandhagen: Umar Nurmagomedov Odds Tied to Islam Makhachev’s Success

Cory Sandhagen (17-4) believes bookmakers did not decide the odds of his upcoming clash against Umar Nurmagomedov (17-0) based on the caliber of the two… 

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Georges St-Pierre claims Islam Makhachev is the ‘Best pound-For-pound’ fighter after UFC 302
Georges St-Pierre  claims Islam Makhachev is the ‘Best pound-For-pound’ fighter after UFC 302

Former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre has hailed Islam Makhachev as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the… 

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Conor McGregor alleges Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier PPV underperformed: “A nothing burger”

A nothing burger 

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Georges St-Pierre declares Islam Makhachev ‘best pound-for-pound’ fighter in the world
Georges St-Pierre declares Islam Makhachev ‘best pound-for-pound’ fighter in the world

Islam Makhachev | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Georges St-Pierre is considered one of the best fighters of all-time. Right now, he… 

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Dustin Poirier compares skillsets of Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov

Interesting 

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Chael Sonnen surprised Arman Tsarukyan turned down Islam Makhachev at UFC 302: ‘It’s not a good idea historically’
Chael Sonnen surprised Arman Tsarukyan turned down Islam Makhachev at UFC 302: ‘It’s not a good idea historically’

Chael Sonnen questions Arman Tsarukyan’s decision not to fight Islam Makhachev at UFC 302. 

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Georges St-Pierre: UFC champ Islam Makhachev is ‘the best pound-for-pound right now’

UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre is the latest to back Islam Makhachev as the top pound-for-pound fighter in MMA over Jon Jones. 

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Dustin Poirier reflects on ‘Incredible squeeze’ of Islam Makhachev at UFC 302: ‘It was like a vise grip’
Dustin Poirier reflects on ‘Incredible squeeze’ of Islam Makhachev at UFC 302: ‘It was like a vise grip’

Former interim lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier has claimed that while former foe, Khabib Nurmagomedov was likely stronger than opponent, Islam… 

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Islam Makhachev wants Conor McGregor matchup
Islam Makhachev wants Conor McGregor matchup

Islam Makhachev has his sights set on a title defense against Conor McGregor. 

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Manager says Conor McGregor should ‘Leave the drugs alone’ if he wants Islam Makhachev fight
Manager says Conor McGregor should ‘Leave the drugs alone’ if he wants Islam Makhachev fight

Ali Abdelaziz, the manager of Islam Makhachev says Conor McGregor needs to fully focus on fighting if he wants… 

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Video – New footage reveals Charles Oliveira turned down Islam Makhachev rematch at UFC 295 after injury
Video – New footage reveals Charles Oliveira turned down Islam Makhachev rematch at UFC 295 after injury

In new previously unseen footage, former undisputed lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira saw the chance to rematch Islam Makhachev for… 

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Video – Dana White rips Charles Oliveira for suffering ‘$2 million headbutt’ before Islam Makhachev rematch in new footage
Video – Dana White rips Charles Oliveira for suffering ‘$2 million headbutt’ before Islam Makhachev rematch in new footage

In new, previously unseen footage, UFC CEO, Dana White voiced his dismay at former lightweight champion, Charles Olvieira’s decision… 

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Arman Tsarukyan: Version of Islam Makhachev at UFC 302 ‘would be very easy fight for me’
Arman Tsarukyan: Version of Islam Makhachev at UFC 302 ‘would be very easy fight for me’

After watching Islam Makhachev at UFC 302, Arman Tsarukyan is adamant he can beat him. 

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Daniel Cormier on why it’s “unfair” to compare Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s UFC accolades

Unfair 

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Islam Makhachev hits back at “attention seeker” Arman Tsarukyan after post-UFC 302 taunts

Attention seeker 

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UFC CEO Dana White takes aim at “f*cking stupid” MMA media for voting Islam Makhachev ahead of Jon Jones in P4P rankings

Stupid! 

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Islam Makhachev campaigns for grudge fight with Conor McGregor after UFC 302: ‘It looks more interesting’
Islam Makhachev campaigns for grudge fight with Conor McGregor after UFC 302: ‘It looks more interesting’

Undisputed lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev has staked his claim for a grudge fight with former two-division titleholder, Conor McGregor… 

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Arman Tsarukyan vows to land win over Islam Makhachev in title rematch: ‘It would be a very easy fight for me’
Arman Tsarukyan vows to land win over Islam Makhachev in title rematch: ‘It would be a very easy fight for me’

Surging lightweight contender, Arman Tsarukyan has vowed to prevail in a future rematch against undisputed champion, Islam Makhachev –… 

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Leon Edwards: I welcome ‘massive’ Islam Makhachev, fight but we’ve ‘both got work to do within our division’
Leon Edwards: I welcome ‘massive’ Islam Makhachev, fight but we’ve ‘both got work to do within our division’

Leon Edwards is open to fighting fellow UFC champ Islam Makhachev – but not right now. 

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Islam Makhachev’s coach explains why staph infection before UFC 302 wasn’t a big deal for them

Not concerned 

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Islam Makhachev gets P4P endorsement from Alexander Volkanovski amidst Jon Jones debate: “There has to be activity there…”

Endorsement 

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Dustin Poirier reveals lengthy list of injuries sustained in UFC 302 fight against Islam Makhachev

Injuries 

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Dustin Poirier reveals numerous injuries suffered at UFC 302 vs. Islam Makhachev
Dustin Poirier reveals numerous injuries suffered at UFC 302 vs. Islam Makhachev

Dustin Poirier will be healing from multiple broken bones after his title fight against Islam Makhachev at UFC 302 in New Jersey. 

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Dustin Poirier reveals all injuries suffered in loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC 302
Dustin Poirier reveals all injuries suffered in loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC 302

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Dustin Poirier still hasn’t decided whether or not he’ll fight again, but some time off is coming… 

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Alexander Volkanovski says activity makes Islam Makhachev pound-for-pound No. 1 over Jon Jones

Alexander Volkanovski thinks Islam Makhachev is the rightful No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC. 

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Charles Oliveira Responds to Islam Makhachev’s Offer To Train in Dagestan

Former opponents Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev have nothing but respect for each other. 

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Leon Edwards reacts to Islam Makhachev calling for welterweight title shot following UFC 302 win
Leon Edwards reacts to Islam Makhachev calling for welterweight title shot following UFC 302 win

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images UFC welterweight champion Leon Edwards sees a fight with Islam Makhachev as a potential right matchup —… 

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Leon Edwards responds to Islam Makhachev’s UFC 302 callout: ‘It’s a massive fight’
Leon Edwards responds to Islam Makhachev’s UFC 302 callout: ‘It’s a massive fight’

Leon Edwards believes he and Islam Makhachev have some work to do before meeting up for a superfight inside… 

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Eddie Alvarez makes bold prediction for Islam Makhachev vs. Arman Tsarukyan 2

Eddie’s Pick 

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Aljamain Sterling agrees with Dana White that Jon Jones is No. 1 pound-for-pound over Islam Makhachev
Aljamain Sterling agrees with Dana White that Jon Jones is No. 1 pound-for-pound over Islam Makhachev

Aljamain Sterling points to a personal experience to argue why Jon Jones should be the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter over Islam Makhachev. 

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Eddie Alvarez confident Arman Tsarukyan beats UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev
Eddie Alvarez confident Arman Tsarukyan beats UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev

Eddie Alvarez thinks Arman Tsarukyan is the one to dethrone UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev. 

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Arman Tsarukyan believes Dustin Poirier “just gave up” in fight with Islam Makhachev at UFC 302: “Why are you giving up your neck?”

What a take 

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Leon Edwards reacts to Islam Makhachev’s UFC 302 callout: “It’s a massive fight!”

Rocky Reacts 

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Eddie Alvarez extremely confident Arman Tsarukyan beats Islam Makhachev, breaks down Khabib comparison
Eddie Alvarez extremely confident Arman Tsarukyan beats Islam Makhachev, breaks down Khabib comparison

Islam Makhachev and Arman Tsarukyan | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Islam Makhachev is MMA’s pound-for-pound king, but Eddie Alvarez expects… 

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Stephen A. Smith: Conor McGregor ‘has no business being in the octagon’ with Islam Makhachev
Stephen A. Smith: Conor McGregor ‘has no business being in the octagon’ with Islam Makhachev

There’s just no way we should ever see Conor McGregor fight Islam Makhachev, according to ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. 

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Islam Makhachev reacts after Dana White claims Jon Jones is still the best pound for pound fighter in the UFC

Oh dear 

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Stephen A. Smith says Conor McGregor “has no business being in the Octagon” with Islam Makhachev ever

Doesn’t belong 

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UFC 302 highlights video: Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier
UFC 302 highlights video: Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier

UFC 302 highlights video and recap from the Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier main event. 

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Islam Makhachev opens as betting underdog for potential welterweight title fight against Leon Edwards

Opening odds 

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Stephen A. Smith calls for fans to protest potential fight between Conor McGregor and Islam Makhachev
Stephen A. Smith calls for fans to protest potential fight between Conor McGregor and Islam Makhachev

Stephen A. Smith believes Conor McGregor has “no business” being inside the Octagon with a grappler. Especially when that… 

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Islam Makhachev confirms staph infection rumors
Islam Makhachev confirms staph infection rumors

Islam Makhachev has admitted that the staph infection rumors are in fact true. 

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On To the Next One: What’s next for Islam Makhachev, Dustin Poirier after UFC 302?
On To the Next One: What’s next for Islam Makhachev, Dustin Poirier after UFC 302?

Islam Makhachev is still the UFC lightweight champion following a gritty fifth-round submission of Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC 302. While it… 

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Islam Makhachev reacts to Dana White saying Jon Jones is No. 1 pound-for-pound in UFC

Here’s what Islam Makhachev had to say about Dana White saying Jon Jones is No. 1 pound-for-pound in the UFC. 

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Belal Muhammad confirms that he isn’t interested in fighting Islam Makhachev

Belal’s declaration 

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MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Who will dethrone Islam Makhachev?
MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Who will dethrone Islam Makhachev?

Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Welcome to the latest update to the MMA Fighting pound-for-pound rankings, where every month our esteemed panel… 

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Islam Makhachev urged to fight Conor McGregor by his coach after UFC 302 win: ‘I want to see him get beat’
Islam Makhachev urged to fight Conor McGregor by his coach after UFC 302 win: ‘I want to see him get beat’

Off the back of his thrilling title fight win against common-foe, Dustin Poirier at UFC 302 over the weekend,… 

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Michael Chandler issues stark warning to Islam Makhachev after big UFC 302 win: ‘See you sooner or later’
Michael Chandler issues stark warning to Islam Makhachev after big UFC 302 win: ‘See you sooner or later’

Ahead of his own UFC 303 return at the end of the month, it seems Michael Chandler already has… 

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UFC 302 post-event facts: Islam Makhachev joins exclusive club with 14-fight winning streak
UFC 302 post-event facts: Islam Makhachev joins exclusive club with 14-fight winning streak

The best facts to come out of UFC 302, which saw Islam Makhachev add multiple new records to his growing resume of octagon greatness. 

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Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Islam Makhachev after UFC 302 title defense?

Should Islam Makhachev move to welterweight for a second belt or run it back with Arman Tsarukyan after his UFC 302 title defense? 

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Islam Makhachev confirms nasty staph infection battle before UFC 302 title fight win: ‘I didn’t train’
Islam Makhachev confirms nasty staph infection battle before UFC 302 title fight win: ‘I didn’t train’

Off the back of his undisputed lightweight title defense against Dustin Poirier overnight in New Jersey, Islam Makhachev has… 

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC 302: Is Dana White right to reject Islam Makhachev as No. 1 pound-for-pound?
5 biggest takeaways from UFC 302: Is Dana White right to reject Islam Makhachev as No. 1 pound-for-pound?

Analysis of the biggest storylines from UFC 302, including Dana White’s adamance Jon Jones tops Islam Makhachev on the pound-for-pound list. 

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Islam Makhachev prefers UFC welterweight title fight over Arman Tsarukyan rematch following UFC 302 win: “This is my dream”

Preference 

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Jon Jones gives his thoughts on Dagestani fighters after Islam Makhachev’s UFC 302 triumph

A fair assessment 

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Islam Makhachev shrugs off UFC 302 title defense record: ‘If you want a great legacy, you have to get second belt’
Islam Makhachev shrugs off UFC 302 title defense record: ‘If you want a great legacy, you have to get second belt’

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Islam Makhachev still stands tall atop the UFC lightweight division. Makhachev fended off a ferocious effort from… 

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Dustin Poirier and Islam Makhachev reunite backstage after war at UFC 302

Respect 

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Video | Dustin Poirier gets emotional when discussing his loss to Islam Makhachev backstage at UFC 302

Emotional 

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Dana White says anyone calling Islam Makhachev the best pound for pound fighter is “nuts” after UFC 302

Not P4P 

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Islam Makhachev prefers UFC welterweight title shot over Arman Tsarukyan: ‘It does not make sense when you have rematch’

Following UFC 302, Islam Makhachev gave his immediate road map and what he wants next – and he’d prefer Arman Tsarukyan not be part of… 

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Dustin Poirier explains what went wrong against Islam Makhachev and where he goes from here
Dustin Poirier explains what went wrong against Islam Makhachev and where he goes from here

Photo by Luke Hales/Getty Images Dustin Poirier has a big decision to make regarding his future after another heartbreaking loss in his third attempt at… 

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UFC 302 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Islam Makhachev’s $42,000 tops card
UFC 302 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Islam Makhachev’s $42,000 tops card

Fighters from Saturday’s UFC 302 took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $218,500. 

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Dana White rejects Islam Makhachev as No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter after UFC 302, Jon Jones responds
Dana White rejects Islam Makhachev as No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter after UFC 302, Jon Jones responds

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Islam Makhachev vanquished another top contender with his submission win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 302, but… 

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UFC 302 post-fight show: Reaction to Islam Makhachev’s dramatic war with Dustin Poirier
UFC 302 post-fight show: Reaction to Islam Makhachev’s dramatic war with Dustin Poirier

Photo by Luke Hales/Getty Images Dustin Poirier gave Islam Makhachev everything he could handle, but it wasn’t enough for “The Diamond” to finish his story… 

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UFC CEO Dana White insists Jon Jones, not Islam Makhachev, is the No. 1 P4P fighter in the world
UFC CEO Dana White insists Jon Jones, not Islam Makhachev, is the No. 1 P4P fighter in the world

As long as Jon Jones is around, Islam Makhachev will never be the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the… 

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Conor McGregor reacts to Islam Makhachev’s fifth-round submission of Dustin Poirier at UFC 302
Conor McGregor reacts to Islam Makhachev’s fifth-round submission of Dustin Poirier at UFC 302

Unsurprisingly, Conor McGregor took to social media immediately following Saturday’s main event clash between lightweight titleholder Islam Makhachev and… 

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Islam Makhachev eyes two-division glory after submission win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 302: ‘It’s my dream’
Islam Makhachev eyes two-division glory after submission win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 302: ‘It’s my dream’

After successfully defending his lightweight title against Dustin Poirier, Islam Makhachev is ready for a new challenge and a… 

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UFC 302 bonuses: Islam Makhachev double-dips for $100,000 in thriller vs. Dustin Poirier
UFC 302 bonuses: Islam Makhachev double-dips for $100,000 in thriller vs. Dustin Poirier

After UFC 302, four fighters picked up an extra $50,000 for their performances in Newark, N.J. 

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UFC 302 bonuses: Islam Makhachev doubles up for extra $100K
UFC 302 bonuses: Islam Makhachev doubles up for extra $100K

Islam Makhachev | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Islam Makhachev is the best of the best, and he has the awards to… 

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Islam Makhachev taps Dustin Poirier with nasty D’arce choke to retain title in thrilling UFC 302 main event
Islam Makhachev taps Dustin Poirier with nasty D’arce choke to retain title in thrilling UFC 302 main event

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Islam Makhachev retained his title once again but Dustin Poirier didn’t give him an inch during a… 

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‘That hurt’: Pros react to Dustin Poirier losing to Islam Makhachev in grueling UFC 302 war
‘That hurt’: Pros react to Dustin Poirier losing to Islam Makhachev in grueling UFC 302 war

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Dustin Poirier gave it everything he had, but in the end, it wasn’t enough. Competing in potentially… 

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Pros react after Islam Makhachev submits Dustin Poirier at UFC 302

Pros react 

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Islam Makhachev defends title, stops Dustin Poirier with late D’Arce choke in gruelling fight – UFC 302 Highlights
Islam Makhachev defends title, stops Dustin Poirier with late D’Arce choke in gruelling fight – UFC 302 Highlights

Islam Makhachev remains the undisputed lightweight champion tonight off the back of his UFC 302 return, latching onto a… 

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Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier full fight video highlights
Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier full fight video highlights

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Watch Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier full fight video highlights from their UFC 302 main event showdown… 

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