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Ben Askren Leaves Islam Makhachev Out Of “Best Wrestlers In The UFC” List

Whenever the words “wrestling” and “UFC” are mentioned together in one sentence, a lot of people start associating them with the lightweight champion Islam Makhachev. However,...

Russian Wrestling Legend Aleksandr Karelin Doesn’t Know who UFC Champ Islam Makhachev is

Legendary Russian wrestler Aleksandr Karelin was unfamiliar with UFC champion Islam Makhachev. During an interview at the Ivan Yarygin Cup 2024, wrestling icon Aleksandr Karelin revealed a lack of...

Islam Makhachev Explains Why He Thinks BJJ Specialists Struggle in MMA

The UFC 284 fightcard was a super exciting one. It was headlined by a main event between Alexander Volkanovski and Islam Makhachev; with Makhachev taking the decision victory after a great fight....

Khabib Nurmagomedov & Islam Makhachev Face Fresh PED Allegations: “Loaded Like Mules”

MMA stars Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev are at the center of controversy… As Benoit Saint Denis, a rising contender in the UFC lightweight division, has accused them for the use of...

Dillon Danis Says He’d Submit Islam Makhachev Inside 2 Rounds: “I’d K*ll Jon Jones Too”

Dillon Danis is scheduled to fight Logan Paul in a boxing match on October 14th… But he’s as vocal about wanting to fight MMA – against some of the most respected and feared...

Makhachev Demonstrates Takedowns, ‘Ignores’ Jiu-Jitsu & Praises Sambo & Judo: ‘They are More Effective’

Islam Makhachev is diligently preparing for his upcoming bout against Charles do Bronx at UFC 294, taking place in Abu Dhabi on October 21st. Recently, a video was shared on social media showcasing...

Islam Makhachev Explains the Problem with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has revolutionized the world of martial arts, but it also has some issues that top fighters like UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev point out. First, BJJ focuses too much on...

The Unstoppable Rise of Islam Makhachev – The World’s Best Fighter

As the world of MMA continues to evolve, one name has emerged as a true force to be reckoned with: Islam Makhachev. This Dagestan-born fighter has been making waves in the UFC with his relentless...

Islam Makhachev Reveals His Mom Asked Him To Retire: “Khabib Listened To His Mother”

It seems that Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov have much more in common than one might’ve thought in the first place… That is – neither of their mothers like to watch their...

Craig Jones Reveals What Islam Makhachev Told Him After The UFC 284 Fight

The UFC 284 fightcard was a super exciting one. It was headlined by a main event between Alexander Volkanovski and Islam Makhachev; with Makhachev taking the decision victory after a great fight....

Islam Makhachev On Khabib’s Absence From The Gym: “We’re Missing Him”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is considered by many to be the greatest of all time to do it in MMA. He earned a 29-0 record to his name as a professional fighter and, after retiring in 2020, became a coach and...

Can Alex Volkanovski Dethrone Makhachev & Become the New Pound-For-Pound King?

UFC 284 is scheduled to take place on the 11th of February in the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia. The main event will feature a fight between Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski for the 155 lbs...

Bobby Green Says Islam Makhachev Has Been Doing Steroids From A Young Age

Bobby Green, who is returning after a six-month USADA suspension for testing positive for Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), has accused Islam Makhachev of taking steroids from an extremely young age....

Firas Zahabi Explains Why Islam Makhachev’s Has an Unfair Grappling Advantage

Islam Makhachev put on a stellar performance at the UFC 280, beating Charles Oliveira with an Arm Triangle for the lightweight title. Prior to the fight, he spoke to Daniel Cormier. Cormier warned...

Islam Makhachev Leaks Video of Him OutWrestling Daniel Cormier

Islam Makhachev recently earned the UFC lightweight title, after submitting Charles Oliveira at UFC 280. So, among other things, it’s “safe to say” that Makhachev is an outstanding...

Khabib Shows How to Escape Makhachev’s Modified Arm Triangle

Islam Makhacev and Charles Oliveira headlined the UFC 280 fight card in Abu Dhabi, where they’ve fought for the vacant lightweight title. Earlier, Oliveira was stripped off the lightweight...

Islam Makhachev Claims He Could Outwrestle Jordan Burroughs

Islam Makhachev recently earned the UFC lightweight title, after submitting Charles Oliveira at UFC 280. So, among other things, it’s “safe to say” that Makhachev is an outstanding...

Islam Makhachev: “We Have To Cancel Many BJJ Black Belts”

Islam Makhachev put on a stellar performance at the UFC 280, beating Charles Oliveira with an Arm Triangle for the lightweight title. Prior to the fight, he spoke to Daniel Cormier. Cormier warned...

UFC 280: Islam Makhachev Taps Out Charles Oliveira with Arm Triangle

Islam Makhacev and Charles Oliveira headlined the UFC 280 fight card in Abu Dhabi, where they’ve fought for the vacant lightweight title. Earlier, Oliveira was stripped off the lightweight...

[Watch] Islam Makhachev Puts Sparring Partner To Sleep With D’Arce Choke

Islam Makhachev is in the midst of preparing for UFC 280. On October 22, he’ll face Charles Oliveira in the most important fight of his career – for the vacant UFC lightweight title....

Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev – Who Is the Better Grappler?

On October 22nd, two of the best lightweight fighters in the UFC will face off to determine the new UFC lightweight champion. UFC 280 will be held in the Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, and the main event...

Islam Makhachev: Referee Ignored The Verbal Tap from Dan Hooker

Islam Makhachev and Dan Hooker went to battle at UFC 267, and it was Makhachev who ultimately emerged victorious; submitting Hooker just three minutes in, with a superbly set up Kimura. However, the...

Islam Makhachev: ‘I Don’t Do Grappling or Jiu-Jitsu, It’s MMA Ground Game’

Islam Makhachev gets it done! He and Dan Hooker engaged in a battle at UFC 267, with Makhachev taking the win just three minutes into the fight. It was actually just a bit over a minute into the bout...

Islam Makhachev Pulls Off A Rare Russian Wrist Snap Takedown

UFC Lightweight Islam Makhachev pulls off a Russian wrist snap on Chase Saldate during wrestling practice at AKA San Jose! In case you are wondering how Islam did it, he fakes the ankle pick, Chase...