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Islam Makhachev
Islam Makhachev

Records

23-1-0

Form

SUB 2
KO 1
SUB 1
SUB 4
SUB 3

Belts held

UFC Lightweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
Australia flag Volkanovski (25-1-0) 11-Feb-2023
Last defence
Not Defended Yet
Time inactive
103 days - (3 months & 11 days)
Won against
Brazil flag Oliveira (33-8-0) SUB 2 22-Oct-2022
Time held
103 days - (3 months & 11 days)
Total defences
0
Activity average
N/A

Stats

age
31
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Weight Div
Lightweight

Full record

Wins
23
By KO
4
KO%
17%
By Sub
11
Sub%
48%
Lost
1
Stopped
1
Tapped
0
Draws
0
Debut
2010
Bouts
24
Rounds
48
Fight Time
3 hours, 25 minutes

Ranking @ Lightweight

tapology
1
ufc
-
bellator
-

UFC Record

Record
12-1-0
Wins
12
By KO
2
KO%
17%
By Sub
6
Sub%
50%
Lost
1
Stopped
1
Tapped
0
Draws
0
Bouts
13
Rounds
28
Fight Time
1 hours, 58 minutes

Islam Makhachev profile

What is Islam Makhachev's Record?

Islam Makhachev's record currently stands at 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws. Of those 23 wins he has stopped 4 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 17%, with 11 submissions. In his 1 loss, he was stopped. He's competed in a total of 48 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 2 rounds on average.

What was Makhachev's last fight?

Islam Makhachev's last fight took place against Charles Oliveira at UFC 280 on 22nd Oct 2022, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He won by submission in the 2nd round. That fight was 3 months and 12 days ago.

How active is Islam Makhachev?

Makhachev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What belts does Islam Makhachev hold?

He won a vacant UFC Lightweight belt against Charles Oliveira, beating him by submission in the 2nd round on 22nd October 2022. He has held this belt for a total of 104 days (3 months and 12 days) and is yet to make a defence of the belt. He is yet to make a mandatory defence of this belt.

Where is Islam Makhachev From?

Makhachev was born in Russia.

How Old Is Islam Makhachev?

Islam Makhachev is currently 31 years old. He was born on 27th September 1991, so he will turn 32 in 7 months and 24 days.

How long has Makhachev been fighting?

Islam Makhachev made his professional debut in August 2010, so he has been a pro for 12 years and 6 months.

How good is Islam Makhachev?

Makhachev is currently ranked 1st by Tapology at Lightweight.

How tall is Islam Makhachev?

Makhachev is 5' 10" (5 Foot and 10 inches) which is 178cm (1 meter and 78 centimeters).

What is Makhachev's Reach?

His reach is 70.5 inches (70.5") which is 179 cm (1 meter and 79 centimeters).

What are some potential opponents for Islam Makhachev?

Some potential future fights for Makhachev include Arman Tsarukyan, Christian Lee, Charles Oliveira, Mateusz Gamrot and Beneil Dariush.

What will be Islam Makhachev's Next Fight?

Islam Makhachev is to face Alexander Volkanovski next on Saturday 11th February 2023.

How can I stream Islam Makhachev's Fights?

In the UK you stream Makhachev's fight against Volkanovski on BT Sports App.

In the US you can stream Islam Makhachev fights via ESPN PPV via ESPN+.

What are some recent Islam Makhachev results?

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

In his last fight, he 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.

Previous to that, he had won against Dan Hooker at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

Going into that contest, he had beat Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by submission in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Drew Dober at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Davi Ramos at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Islam Makhachev Stats
Age Date Of Birth Nationality Height Reach Weight Division
31 September 27, 1991 Russian Federation 178 cm 179 cm Lightweight
Islam Makhachev Record
Professional Record Wins By KO KO% By Sub Sub% Losses Losses By Stoppage Tapped Draws Pro Rounds Debut
23-1-0 23 4 17% 11 48% 1 1 0 0 48 2010
Islam Makhachev's UFC Record
Record Wins By KO KO% By Sub Sub% Lost Stopped Tapped Draws Bouts Rounds Fight Time
12-1-0 12 2 17% 6 50% 1 1 0 0 13 28 1 hours, 58 minutes
Islam Makhachev Rankings
Weight TAPOLOGY UFC BELLATOR
Lightweight 1 - -
Islam Makhachev Recent Contests
Date Event Opponent Result Venue
2022-10-22 UFC 280 Charles Oliveira Won (Sub 2) Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2022-02-26 UFC Fight Night Bobby Green Won (KO/TKO 1) UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2021-10-30 UFC 267 Dan Hooker Won (Sub 1)
2021-07-17 UFC Vegas 31 Thiago Moises Won (Sub 4) UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2021-03-06 UFC 259 Drew Dober Won (Sub 3) UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2019-09-07 UFC 242 Davi Ramos Won (UD 3) du Arena, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2019-04-20 UFC on ESPN+ 7 Arman Tsarukyan Won (UD 3) Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia

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Islam Makhachev's next fight

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23-1-0
Records
25-1-0
UFC 284
Saturday, Feb 11 2023

When is Islam Makhachev's Next Fight?

Islam Makhachev is to face Alexander Volkanovski next on Saturday 11th February 2023.

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