It took Islam Makhachev 10 wins to get a shot on the UFC light-weight title, however when he did, he nearly made it look simple taking residence gold.
The Khabib Nurmagomedov-trained fighter confronted Charles Oliveira for the vacant title at UFC 280, which passed off on Oct. 22 at Etihad Enviornment in Abu Dhabi. It took Makhachev simply two rounds to say the throne with a robust punch and arm-triangle submission for his eleventh straight win.
The UFC has made the complete UFC 280 title struggle out there, and it may be seen above.
Makhachev is ready to defend the light-weight belt at UFC 284 in opposition to featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski, who makes an attempt to develop into the newest champ-champ on the promotion’s roster. The occasion takes place. Feb. 12 at RAC Enviornment in Perth, Australia, and airs on ESPN+ pay-per-view.
Oliveira stays unbooked for his subsequent bout however has known as for a rematch with Makhachev.