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Islam Makhachev confirms UFC return date

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Islam Makhachev firmly established himself as the #1 pound-for -pound fighter in the world last time he fought. The reigning lightweight champion hasn’t been seen in action since delivering arguably the best performance of his career. However, he has given fans an estimated date for his next fight.

Alexander Volkanovksi was given 11 days’ notice to accept the bout when Charles Oliveira backed out of the rematch he had scheduled with the Dagestani. The brave act was short lived as the champion knocked out the challenger in just three minutes.

Islam Makhachev, the sambo expert, hasn’t fought since October. Fans are anxiously awaiting news of his next fight. Makhachev has announced that although there is not an official fight, he will be returning soon.

“June/July 1 [will] You can also find out more about us on our website. [my] Makhachev recently revealed in an interview, “I will fight again next.” “I have only done one training [session] Every day I train, nothing too hard. I do it because I’m a champion.”

“I must defend my belt.” Always be prepared. Now everyone wants my belt.” [h/t MMA Squad]

Makhachev’s return in June/July would mean that he hadn’t competed for eight or nine month. 

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