Islam Makhachev is a 31 year old Male fighter from Russia with a 23-1-0 pro MMA record.
Makhachev is scheduled to fight Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284 on Saturday February 11, 2023 in a Lightweight bout.
Islam Makhachev has 23 wins with a 66% finish rate, including 4 by knockout, 11 by submission, 8 by decision.
Islam Makhachev is currently riding a 11 fight win streak.
Islam Makhachev's Next Opponent: Alexander Volkanovski
Islam Makhachev's last five professional MMA fights
Islam Makhachev's MMA career highlights
Islam Makhachev's Professional MMA debut
Makhachev made his professional debut against Magomed Bekbolatov on August 1, 2010, fighting on the main card of Tsumada FC 4.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Magomed Bekbolatov who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Islam Makhachev beat Magomed Bekbolatov by Decision at 5:00 of Round 2.
Islam Makhachev's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Makhachev made his debut in the UFC against Leo Kuntz on May 23, 2015, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier having compiled a 11-0-0 professional MMA record.
Islam Makhachev beat Leo Kuntz by Submission at 2:38 of Round 2.
Since his debut, Makhachev has gone on to fight a total of 13 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 12-1-0.
Winning the belt: UFC Vacant Lightweight Championship against Charles Oliveira
Makhachev won the UFC Vacant Lightweight Championship defeating Charles Oliveira on October 22, 2022 at UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev.
This was Makhachev's 1st UFC championship fight.
Islam Makhachev beat Charles Oliveira by Submission at 3:16 of Round 2. Islam Makhachev took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.
When was Islam Makhachev's last win?
Makhachev's last win came against Charles Oliveira at UFC 280 on Saturday October 22, 2022. Islam Makhachev beat Charles Oliveira by Submission at 3:16 of Round 2. Islam Makhachev took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.