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Full Name Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev, a Russian MMA fighter, currently fights in the UFC’s lightweight division. The Dagestani, who shares the same hometown as Khabib Nurmagomedov, began his combat sports career as a Sambo fighter before transitioning to MMA. Islam has had a phenomenal winning run since making his professional MMA debut in 2010. Makhachev is a Judo black belt with exceptional grappling talents. He is a world champion in Combat Sambo, in addition to having learned Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and wrestled.

Despite his preference for grappling, Makhachev is also a skilled striker who has frequently demonstrated his mettle. Islam Makhachev, who is now rated first in the lightweight division of the UFC, has been sweeping the competition. Makhachev wants to keep his personal life out of the public eye and is often a reserved person outside of the octagon. His devotion to Islam is also well-recognized. According to Makhachev, his religious beliefs are important to his life and work, and offering his daily prayers gives him solace. Islam Makhachev is now among the most captivating athletes on the UFC roster as a result of all of this. He is an extremely competent fighter who is getting better every day.