Islam Makhachev, who knocked out Alexander Volkanovski with a vicious head kick last time around, has cemented himself as the top pound-for -pound fighter on the planet.
The lightweight king has a number of opponents to choose from, either in his weight category or elsewhere. The Russian has also revealed when he would like to fight.
Islam Makhachev revealed his ideal timetable for his return on social media. He also announced to the world the date when they can expect him to be back in the cage. If he does not get the date he wants, his fans will have wait until Ramadan before they can watch him again.
I’ll be ready to smash someone in March, or see you after Ramadan 👊🏼🖐🏼 pic.twitter.com/gNGUygrUSj
— Makhachev Islam (@MAKHACHEVMMA) December 28, 2023
Makhachev is considering his options. Both Justin Gaethje, and Charles Oliveira are clamoring to take the next chance at his lightweight throne.
Dagestani believes he can keep his title as long as he likes. In a recent post on his social media, he named the top 5 players in his division.
“Arman [Tsarukyan]Dustin [Poirier]Justin [Gaethje], Charles…