Islam Makhachev calls for ‘dream’ fight with Tony Ferguson, wants to ‘help’ him retire


Following his dominant, one-sided victory over the surging puncher, Drew Dober at UFC 259 on Saturday night, Russian grappling phenom, Islam Makhachev has his sights fixed on former interim titleholder, Tony Ferguson for his next Octagon walk. Steamrolling Elevation Fight Team mainstay, Dober with relative ease, American Kickboxing Academy product, Makhachev scored numerous takedowns to […]

Report – Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober earmarked for UFC event in March


An intriguing lightweight clash of surging grappling talent, Islam Makhachev, and resurgent striker, Drew Dober is currently targeted for a UFC event sometime in March, with a location, date, or venue for the clash and event yet to be determined by the promotion. A possible landing spot for the targeted bout is reportedly UFC 259 […]

Islam Makhachev recovering from staph infection, plotting February Octagon return


Removed from last weekend’s UFC Vegas 14 headliner opposite former lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos due to a staph infection, streaking grappler, Islam Makhachev is hoping to make his first Octagon outing since September of last year in February coming. The American Kickboxing Academy product was scheduled to make his main event debut under the […]

Report: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Islam Makhachev Added to UFC 254 on October 24th.

Former UFC lightweight titleholder, Rafael dos Anjos will return to his old stomping ground of 155-pounds, as the Brazilian veteran attempts to return to the winner’s enclosure opposite Dagestani grappling ace, Islam Makhachev at UFC 254 on October 24th. Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE – is the current frontrunner to host the pay-per-view event. […]