Makhachev wants to fight the UFC champion at the October tournament in Abu Dhabi
Islam Makhachev wants to fight UFC champion Edwards at the October tournament in Abu Dhabi
MOSCOW, March 19 – /strong>. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Islam Makhachev announced his intention to face welterweight title holder Leon Edwards at the league’s October tournament in Abu Dhabi.
Earlier, the Briton defended his title for the first time, after defeating the American Kamaru Usman by a majority decision in five rounds.