Spring 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
23-1-0
33-9-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight

The tape

31
Age
33
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

SUB 2KO 1SUB 1SUB 4SUB 3
Form
SUB 2SUB 1SUB 3KO 2UD 3
23
Wins
33
4
By KO
9
17
KO%
27
11
By Sub
21
48
SUB%
64
1
Losses
9
1
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2008
24
Bouts
43
48
Rounds
75
3 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 16 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
1
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Bellator
-
1
Tapology
2

Islam Makhachev vs Charles Oliveira preview

When is Makhachev vs Oliveira II?

Islam Makhachev could potentially fight Charles Oliveira, in Spring 2023.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Makhachev vs Oliveira II stats

Islam Makhachev would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Charles Oliveira would make his way to the cage with a record of 33 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 21 by submission.

The stats suggest Oliveira would have a slight advantage in power over Makhachev, with a 27% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 17%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Oliveira would have an advantage over Makhachev, with a 64% submission rate over Makhachev's 48%.

Islam Makhachev is the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Oliveira has 4-inch reach advantage.

Makhachev is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 4 months later than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 27 less professional rounds, 48 to Oliveira's 75.

Makhachev vs Oliveira II form

Makhachev has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Charles Oliveira at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had won against Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Dan Hooker at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

Before that, he had defeated Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had won against Drew Dober at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Oliveira has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he Islam Makhachev at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had beat Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Michael Chandler at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had beat Tony Ferguson at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Islam Makhachev has been fighting more than Charles Oliveira.

Islam Makhachev last fought 1 month and 9 days ago, while Charles Oliveira's last outing was 1 month and 9 days ago.

Makhachev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Oliveira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Makhachev vs Oliveira II?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Makhachev vs Oliveira II yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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