Islam Makhachev Profile
Islam Makhachev is a Mixed Martial Artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championships/UFC.
Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev was born in Makhachkala and spent his childhood growing up in the remote village of Burshi, where he trained and fought in competitive combat sambo.
Makhachev made his professional debut with renowned MMA company M-1 Global in February 2011, where he defeated Tengiz Khuchua via KO in the first round.
The fighter would make his final appearance for M-1 Global in September 2014, defeating Ivica Truscek via submission in the third round.
Makhachev signed a four-fight contract with the UFC in October 2014, defeating Leo Kuntz in the second round on May 23rd, 2015, at UFC 187 in his debut contest.
The impressive wrestler has bested a number of top names in the promotion, including Dan Hooker, Arman Tsarukyan, Drew Dober and Bobby Green.
What is Islam Makhachev’s age?
Makhachev was born on September 27th, 1991, making him 30 years old.
What is Islam Makhachev’s height?
The UFC fighter has a billed height of 5 ft 10 in (178 cm).
What weight class does Islam Makhachev fight in?
Makhachev fights in the Lightweight division of the UFC, and his weigh-in weight is almost always at the division limit of 155 to 156 pounds.
What time does Islam Makhachev fight?
Makhachev is one of the fastest rising stars on the Ultimate Fighting Championship roster, meaning that he will usually be featured on the Main Card on PPV events and in the main event of UFC Fight Night cards.
If Makhachev is featured on the main card of a PPV card in the United States, then he is usually fighting between 3 AM BST and 6 AM BST.
These timings can change regularly depending on where Makhachev is on the fight card, but it is highly unlikely that he will be competing any lower than at least the co-main event if it is a UFC Fight Night card.
How to Watch Islam Makhachev fights
UFC events are available to watch in the United Kingdom on BT Sport. BT Sport is the home of the Ultimate Fighting Championships in the United Kingdom, and fight fans can catch all of the action via a monthly subscription or on very rare occasions BT Sport Box Office.
Early Prelims and Prelims for UFC Fight Night and UFC PPV events are also available for fans in the United Kingdom to watch on UFC Fight Pass.
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