Russian MMA fighter Makhachev intends to fight for the UFC title with Oliveira
MOSCOW, May 8 – Russian fighter of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Islam Makhachev declared about his intention to fight for the UFC lightweight title with Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Charles Oliveira.
On Sunday, Oliveira ahead of schedule defeated American Justin Gaethje at the 274th numbered UFC tournament in Phoenix (USA). On Friday, the Brazilian missed weight before the title fight, which is why he was stripped of the lightweight title.
“Congratulations, Charles (Oliveira). And see you in Abu Dhabi for the vacant title,” wrote Islam Makhachev on his Twitter.