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Islam Makhachev

Leon Edwards On Potential Super Fight Against Makhachev: ‘Islam Just Fought The First Actual Lightweight…’

Leon Edwards isn't short on challengers that are hoping to earn a shot at his UFC welterweight title. The champion has already defended the belt...

Chael Sonnen Urges Max Holloway, Charles Oliveira, & Others To ‘Speak Up’ Amid Islam Makhachev vs. Michael Chandler Rumors

The UFC matchmakers have been on a run since Conor McGregor pulled out of his fight against Michael Chandler at UFC 303. After successfully...

Rafael dos Anjos: Islam Makhachev Is Too Small To Beat Leon Edwards For Second UFC Title

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos doubts Islam Makhachev's chances of achieving two-division glory. Makhachev has cemented himself as the 155-pound kingpin with three...

Chael Sonnen Has Advice For Michael Chandler On Rumored Islam Makhachev Fight Offer: ‘Don’t Make That Mistake…’

Michael Chandler was expected to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 303 but the Irishman pulled out due to a broken toe. "Iron" has been...

UFC Rankings Report: Alex Pereira Surpasses Jon Jones On Pound-For-Pound List After UFC 303

As always, the latest action on offer inside the Octagon has seen some climb the ladder toward contention and others fall away. And in the aftermath of...

MMA News Today: UFC Lightweights Makhachev, Poirier, Chandler, McGregor Involved In Social Media Throwdown, UFC Commentator Feels Michael ‘Venom’ Page Displayed ‘Lack Of Depth’...

Welcome to MMA News Today, a daily feature running down the most interesting stories in the world of mixed martial arts. For July 2, 2024, we’re taking...

Daniel Cormier Describes Importance Of Khabib Nurmagomedov In Islam Makhachev’s Corner For ‘More Difficult Than Anticipated’ UFC 302 Fight

Daniel Cormier believes that Islam Makhachev benefitted massively from the return of Khabib Nurmagomedov to his corner at UFC 302.The former lightweight champion has...

MMA News Today: Insider Reveals Issue That Prevented Dustin Poirier Training Wrestling Pre-UFC 302, Alexa Grasso & Valentina Shevchenko Disagree On Planned Sphere Theme...

Welcome to MMA News Today, a daily feature running down the most interesting stories in the world of mixed martial arts. For June...

Javier Mendez On Khabib Nurmagomedov Getting Them Into Trouble With The Authorities While Cornering At UFC 302: ‘The Commission Kept Yelling At Us!’

Islam Makhachev successfully defend his lightweight title in the main event of UFC 302 but it wasn't an easy night for the champion.Dustin Poirier...

Robert Whittaker Dismisses Notion Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier Was Close: ‘I Had Him Winning Every Round…’

The main event of UFC 302 ended up being more competitive than many were predicting ahead of this past Saturday night.Dustin Poirier was able...

Islam Makhachev’s Coach Outlines Flaw With Sean Strickland’s Performance At UFC 302: ‘Great Fighter, But…’

The UFC 302 co-main event produced the kind of Sean Strickland performance that UFC fans have become very accustomed to at this stage.Strickland defeated...

Aljamain Sterling Makes Henry Cejudo Comparison To Back Up Dana White’s Contention That Jon Jones Is P4P #1 Over Islam Makhachev

Following Islam Makhachev's lightweight title defense against Dustin Poirier at UFC 302, UFC President Dana White had some thoughts on the current pound-for-pound debate.Currently,...

Islam Makhachev’s Coach On Conor McGregor Starting Staph Rumor Ahead Of UFC 302: ‘There Would Be Nothing Better For Me & Khabib…’

Islam Makhachev emerged victorious at UFC 302 as he stopped Dustin Poirier via submission in round five of their fight. The champ now has...

Islam Makhachev Highlights His Biggest Mistake During Dustin Poirier Fight At UFC 302

UFC Lightweight Champion Islam Makhachev wishes he approached striking exchanges with even more confidence this past weekend. Makhachev made his first appearance of 2024 in...

MMA News Today: Islam Makhachev’s Coach Identifies Incorrect Corner Advice To Dustin Poirier During UFC 302 War, Conor McGregor Caught Abusing Rival Alcohol Brand...

Welcome to MMA News Today, a daily feature running down the most interesting stories in the world of mixed martial arts. For June...