Makhachev: I think I’m the new Khabib 06:36

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Islam Makhachev named himself the new Khabib Nurmagomedov. RMC Sports.

“I think I’m the new Khabib. Khabib 2.0. Can I be more successful? I don’t think so,” Makhachev said.

On February 12, Islam Makhachev will fight Alex Volkanovski at UFC 284 in Perth, Australia.

Volkanovski takes first place in the official UFC rankings among the best fighters, regardless of weight category.

On October 22, 2022, Islam Makhachev faced Brazil’s Charles Oliveira in the lightweight title fight at the UFC-280 tournament in Abu Dhabi. The Russian fighter won the second round with a suffocating grip.

Before retiring from professional sports, another Russian, Khabib Nurmagomedov, held the lightweight championship belt.

Earlier organizer Vladimir Khryunov shared their expectations From the duel of Russian Islam Makhachev and Alex Volkanovski at the UFC 284 tournament.



Source: Gazeta

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