Moscow, December 22 – RIA News. Former UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira said on the Super Lutas podcast that Russian Islam Makhachev has a better chance of winning a fight against Australian Alexander Volkanovsky than the number one in the league rating, regardless of weight categories (P4P).
Makhachev’s first title defense will take place on February 12 at UFC 284 in Perth, Australia.
Note that in October, Oliveira lost to Makhachev in the fight for the vacant UFC championship belt in the lightweight division (choking in the second round).
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