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

The UFC Vegas 31 rankings update has dropped, and lightweight Islam Makhachev moved to No. 4 at 155lbs while Conor McGregor dropped to No....
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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...
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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...
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Dan Hooker says he “got bored” watching Islam Makhachev fight Thiago Moises at UFC...

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

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

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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)...
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UFC Vegas 31 is down to 10 bouts following a last minute cancellation

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 31 event is down to a total of 10 contests following a last minute fight cancellation. Men’s bantamweight fighters Miles Johns and...
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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...
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Islam Makhachev plans on smashing Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31, fight for UFC...

Top contender Islam Makhachev says he plans on smashing Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 and then fight for the UFC lightweight title in...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Islam Makhachev vs. Thiago Moises promoted to UFC Vegas 31 main event after Holloway-Rodriguez...

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...
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Daniel Cormier believes Islam Makhachev is receiving ‘Kamaru Usman treatment’ at lightweight: “Nobody wants...

Daniel Cormier believes that Islam Makhachev is receiving the "Kamaru Usman" treatment by suggesting nobody in the top 15 wants to fight him. Makhachev, who...
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Islam Makhachev reacts after Charles Oliveira wins UFC lightweight title: “See you soon”

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev reacted after Charles Oliveira defeating Michael Chandler at UFC 262, telling him "see you soon." Oliveira pulled off an incredible...
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Islam Makhachev has next fight lined up for UFC summer Fight Night card, takes...

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev is set to return to the Octagon at a summer Fight Night card when he takes on Thiago Moises. ESPN's...
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Islam Makhachev would “love to fight” Justin Gaethje next if RDA bout doesn’t come...

Islam Makhachev believes he will face a top-10 opponent next time out. At UFC 259, Makhachev dominated Drew Dober en route to a third-round submission...
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Islam Makhachev says Michael Chandler doesn’t deserve UFC lightweight title shot

Islam Makhachev says that divisional rival Michael Chandler doesn't deserve to fight Charles Oliveira for the vacant UFC lightweight title. Last week, Makhachev's good friend,...
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Rafael dos Anjos open to fighting Islam Makhachev, with one condition

UFC lightweight Rafael dos Anjos says he is open to fighting Islam Makhachev but there is a special condition that needs to be met...
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Rafael dos Anjos reacts to Islam Makhachev’s UFC 259 win: “Stop this hype”

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos isn't buying the hype surrounding rising contender Islam Makhachev. Makhachev, a long-time friend and training partner of Khabib...