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Drew Dober issues classy statement after submission loss to Islam Makhachev

UFC lightweight Drew Dober issued a classy statement after his submission loss to Dagestan's Islam Makhachev. Dober and Makhachev, two talented lightweight contenders, met on...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev shares his “dream fight” following dominant victory at UFC 259

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev shared his dream fight inside the Octagon following his dominant win over Drew Dober at UFC 259. Makhachev dominated Dober...
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Pros react after Islam Makhachev submits Drew Dober at UFC 259

A key lightweight bout between Islam Makhachev and Drew Dober took place on tonight's UFC 259 main card from Las Vegas. Makhachev had entered tonight's...
Drew Dober

Drew Dober knows he will get taken down by Islam Makhachev but confident he...

Drew Dober always had his eye on Islam Makhachev. On the main card of Saturday’s stacked UFC 259 event, Dober is set to return against...
Islam Makhachev, Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes Islam Makhachev will “run” the lightweight division by the end of...

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes no one will beat his pupil, Islam Makhachev. Makhachev is the main training partner of Nurmagomedov and many call him his protégé....
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Drew Dober believes most of Islam Makhachev’s ‘hype comes from Khabib Nurmagomedov’

Islam Makhachev is finally set to make his highly anticipated return. Welcoming him back to the Octagon will be the streaking Nebraskan, Drew Dober. At...
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Daniel Cormier praises Islam Makhachev: “As talented as anyone in the world”

MMA analyst Daniel Cormier praised Islam Makhachev, suggesting the AKA product is one of the most talented fighters in the world. Cormier and Makhachev are...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev targeted for UFC 259 return against rising contender Drew Dober

A highly-intriguing lightweight bout between top-15 ranked fighters Islam Makhachev and Drew Dober has been added to UFC 259. ESPN's Brett Okamoto confirmed the fight...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev reacts to Rafael dos Anjos’ win over Paul Felder: “Let’s finish our...

UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev reacted to Rafael dos Anjos’ win over Paul Felder, by saying "Let’s finish our business in nearest future." Makhachev was set...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev issues statement after being forced out of fight with Rafael dos Anjos

UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev has released a statement after being forced out of his proposed main event against Rafael dos Anjos. After their bout at...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev set to headline UFC Vegas card, says Dana White

UFC president Dana White says that top lightweight contender Islam Makhachev will headline an upcoming card at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Makhachev was...
Rafael dos Anjos, Islam Makhachev

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Islam Makhachev matchup rescheduled for UFC Vegas 15

A lightweight fight between Islam Makhachev and Rafael dos Anjos has been rescheduled for UFC Vegas 15 on November 14. This news was first reported...
Islam Makhachev, Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC 254: ‘Khabib vs Gaethje’ fight card receives shakeup following the removal of Islam...

The UFC 254 card has been hit by a late change as the Islam Makhachev vs. Rafael dos Anjos fight has been officially called...
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Ali Abdelaziz offers Tony Ferguson a unique proposal to fight Islam Makhachev at UFC...

Dominance MMA owner Ali Abdelaziz has made a unique offer to Tony Ferguson in hopes of persuading 'El Cucuy' to fight Islam Makhachev at...

Ali Abdelaziz offers Islam Makhachev fight to Tony Ferguson at UFC 254

Ali Abdelaziz has made an offer to Tony Ferguson. The Dominance MMA CEO tweeted to El Cucuy, asking him if he wanted to step...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev calls for Michael Chandler to step in and replace Rafael dos Anjos...

Islam Makhachev is looking to remain on UFC 254 and is hoping Michael Chandler will step up. Makhachev was originally supposed to fight Rafael dos...
Rafael dos Anjos

Photo | Rafael dos Anjos reinventing himself for another run at UFC gold

UFC veteran Rafael dos Anjos is reinventing himself ahead of another push to try and claim a UFC championship. Dos Anjos is a popular figure...
Charles Oliveira, UFC Brasilia

Two massive UFC lightweight fights in the works for fall 2020

Two massive UFC lightweight fights are now slated for the fall of 2020, in addition to October's title unification bout. At UFC 254 on October...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Hernandez added to UFC 249

An exciting lightweight bout between top-15 ranked Islam Makhachev and Alexander Hernandez is the latest addition to UFC 249. MMAjunkie.com reported that Makhachev vs. Hernandez...
Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee says Islam Makhachev can ‘still get it’ after he fights Charles Oliveira

Kevin Lee has made it clear he is looking to sign two bout agreements at once. Lee is set to headline UFC Brasilia against Charles...
Islam Makhachev, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev slams Kevin Lee for taking ‘easy way out’ by accepting Charles Oliveira...

Islam Makhachev believes Kevin Lee took the easy way out by not fighting him. In the main event of UFC Brasilia, Lee will battle Charles...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev continues to call out Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev has his sights set on his next opponent and won't back down. The Dagestani fighter took to Twitter to try and force...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev refutes Kevin Lee booking, calls for fight contract

Over the weekend, UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee divulged to Helen Yee that he has received an offer to fight Islam Makhachev at UFC...
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Kevin Lee and Islam Makhachev agree to fight

Fresh off a massive head kick KO over Gregor Gillespie at UFC 244, lightweight contender Kevin Lee and his rival Islam Makhachev have agreed...
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Conor McGregor takes a shot at Islam Makhachev, the Russian standout responds

UFC superstar Conor McGregor took a shot at Russian standout Islam Makhachev, and the two got into an exchange of words on social media. The...
Dan Hooker

Dan Hooker jokingly dismisses Daniel Cormier’s matchmaking, DC responds

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker and former two-weight UFC champion Daniel Cormier have a difference of opinion when it comes to who Hooker should face...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev calls out Dan Hooker: ‘Let’s wrestle’

Top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has called out Dan Hooker after Hooker's victory over Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of UFC 243. Makhachev...
Islam Makhachev, Dillon Danis, Kevin Lee

Islam Makhachev fires back at Kevin Lee

Late last week, Kevin Lee announced his intention to return to the lightweight division after a brief stint at welterweight. He stated that he...