Fighter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Blake Bilder shared his views on Islam Makhachev’s form before the fight against Alex Volkanovski at the UFC 284 tournament. MMANews.
“I saw Makhachev around 3:30 in the morning. We were going to the official weigh-in. He had a bad weight race, I’d even say it was terrible. Bilder said he was seriously dehydrated.
On October 22, 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.
On February 12, Makhachev defeated Volkanovski by unanimous decision after five rounds at UFC 284 in Perth, Australia. This victory for the Russian took the 24th place in his professional career with a loss.
Islam Makhachev, former champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the lightweight category on social networks published training video.
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