At UFC 259, Islam Makhachev He was left with one of the best performances of the night, looking to the future. With an immense submission over Drew Dober, the Dagestani followed the legacy Khabib Nurmagomedov, with whom he trains. Now, the Lightweights fear for the power and legacy of the Russians in the division. Anyway, in these hours, the one that is emerging as the next MMA legend asked another star.
Starting with your words, Makhachev acknowledged: “The fight of my dreams is Tony ferguson because we have a deal with him, like a couple of years ago. Keep pushing Khabib. I don’t understand this guy, but I just want to help him retire. He is old. His mind is a little crazy. That’s why I just want to help you. I just want to show people how Khabib would knock him down, tire him out, tap him.
«Everybody talks as if Tony It was a tough fight for Khabib, but I never think like that because Khabib’s fight and grip is a different level. Nobody has it like that. Tony is a very good fighter because he ended up with a lot of guys. That’s why I just want to test my skills and I know I can finish him, “he added to his words, considering what could come for him.
On the other hand, Islam He also highlighted the following about it: “Honestly, I just want to fight someone in the top five, but I know all the guys are busy. Some guys have fights like this but I know Tony now it is free. That’s why I asked him. Let’s make this happen. I know I could beat it. Like I said, it would help if he had his retirement soon.
What Khabib said about Makhachev
For his part, Nurmagomedov had said days ago: “Now, everyone is talking about Dustin (Poirier), Conor (McGregor), (Michael) Chandler, Justin (Gaethje), (Charles) Oliveira. But by the end of the year, it will be changed. I don’t think anyone can beat Makhachev at this time. He will lead the division, I have no doubts about that. He is the most complete fighter there is at the moment and he will surely take over the belt.
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