‘I will submit Oliveira inside 3rd’ – Islam Makhachev predicts the outcome of his fight against Charles Oliveira in the future


UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has made a bold prediction should he fight Charles Oliveira in the future

Islam Makhachev holds the second most illustrious win streak in the lightweight division below the champion Charles Oliveira, with 10 fight win streak. He was tipped to be the successor of Khabib’s lightweight throne, and the Dagestani fighter has everything in the making for a future champion.

Islam Makhachev
Islam Makhachev in action at UFC Vegas 31

It was being speculated that Makhachev is next in line for the title, but UFC President Dana White has since then confirmed that Islam will need to fight Beneil Dariush for the No.1 contender spot regardless.

During a recent fan interaction session on Twitter, Makhachev was asked about a fantasy matchup between Charles Oliveira and him. The Dagestani was quick to respond, and confident in his reply, saying that he would finish the Brazilian. He even asked fans to keep his tweet as a proof, when he gets the job done in future.

He said, ‘I will submit Oliveira inside 3rd., screen it’

Islam Makhachev hits out at “nerds” Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje 

Islam Makhachev still seems to be a little bitter about missing out on a UFC Lightweight title shot after he posted a Twitter update. The Dagestani star took a swipe at Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje by sharing a collage of the pair.

Gaethje and Oliveira both were glasses or have worn them, and that seemed to get Makhachev riled up. He claimed that the pair were “nerds” and that he never liked nerds.

Wearing glasses doesn’t necessarily equate to someone being a nerd but that doesn’t seem to be in Makhachev’s line of thinking.

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