UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev all focus on tunneling to get the title sooner or later and thus becoming the second UFC champion from Dagestan, Russia after his mentor and teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov, and the latter can prove it to you in place of the former. Makhachev is on a nine-match winning streak and hasn’t been beaten since October 2015.
Makhachev has won a significant victory over the likes of Nik Lentz, Chris Wade, Gleison Tibau, Drew Dober, Thiago Moises and most significantly Dan Hooker. Makhachev fought for the last time at UFC 267 when he knocked out Hooker in the first round via an Americana hold. It is because of such talent and performances that Makhachev is currently 4th in the UFC lightweight world rankings.
Islam Makhachev will get the title in his next fight if he beats Bobby Green
Makhachev now has his eyes on the UFC veteran Bobby Green as his opponent was substituted less than a few weeks before this weekend’s event. Makhachev is supposed to fight 3 Beneil Dariushhimself was on a seven-game winning streak, but an injury forced Dariush out of the match.
Now Makhachev is having some assurances on his form over the past few years and his ranking that if victory over Green adds to his record, he could face a winner. UFC 274’s main event related to the champion Charles Oliveira defend his title a second time against #2 Justin Gaethje. For those reasons, Makhachev has to train hard and he really is training hard as you can see from the video clip uploaded by his teammate and former UFC lightweight champion himself below. Khabib Nurmagomedov.
What is your impression of the Makhachev training video uploaded by Khabib? Who do you think will win the UFC Vegas 49 main event between Makhachev and Green? Where do you see Makhachev’s potential peaking? Do you see him as a UFC champion some day in the future?
https://firstsportz.com/ufc-watch-khabib-nurmagomedov-offers-fans-a-sneak-peak-into-islam-makhachevs-training-camp-ahead-of-ufc-vegas-49-clash-against-bobby-green/ WATCH! Khabib Nurmagomedov gives fans a sneak peek at Islam Makhachev’s training camp ahead of UFC Vegas 49 clash with Bobby Green