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Daniel Cormier: DC praises Islam Makhachev as the BEST LIGHTWEIGHT amidst his Charles Oliveira call out

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Daniel Cormier: Islam Makhachev gets cited for his wrestling skills by UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier. Notably, Islam has called out Charles Oliveira for a title bout. Follow UFC Live Updates and UFC news with InsideSport.IN

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Daniel Cormier: DC praises Islam Makhachev as the BEST LIGHTWEIGHT amidst his Charles Oliveira call out

Daniel cormier: DC praises Islam Makhachev as the BEST LIGHTWEIGHT amidst his Charles Oliveira call out,UFC news
Daniel cormier: DC praises Islam Makhachev as the BEST LIGHTWEIGHT amidst his Charles Oliveira call out

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DC praises Islam Makhachev: UFC Hall of Famer and two divisional champion Daniel Cormier is known for his apex wrestling proficiency. The leviathan, being a former Olympic medalist, has honored Islam Makhachev for his wrestling skills.

Daniel Cormier said, “It’s new to the world, but it’s not new to us, the guys that have done international wrestling, guys that have been around the world championships,” Cormier told MMA Fighting regarding the talent of Dagestani athletes. “When I got my third place medal at the worlds, Russia had maybe five world champs or six, and they had a third [place]. Most of those guys were from Dagestan.

“They just know how to wrestle. I knew the moment I saw Khabib and then I saw Islam, I was like uh-oh, the Dagestanis are starting to do mixed martial arts, it’s a problem for the world. That’s absolutely what has happened.”

“He’s the best fighter in the world at that weight class,” Cormier said of Makhachev. “His abilities are just second to none.”

“Let me tell you something, this Islam Makhachev is crazy,” Cormier said. “I tell him [in the gym], ‘Hey, my guy took you down in practice,’ and he goes, ‘Brother, bring [Olympic gold medalist] Jordan Burroughs [to face me], this will be a good match.’ He’s so sure of his wrestling. I love Islam.”

Islam Makhachev has his eyes set on the vacant title. Makhachev possesses an incredible record of 22 wins and 1 loss. The loss happened initially lost in his carrier at UFC 192 against Adriano Martins. Makhachev has been undefeated since then.

As the heavyweight title is vacant due to Charles Oliveira’s weight dismissal. Khabib and Islam have their eyes set on it.

The eagle has called out for a title match with the former lightweight division champion Charles Oliveira and it has been the hot news of UFC lately.

The fight organization has not confirmed its stand yet. But the rumors and expectations of followers insist the fight is most likely to happen.

Daniel Cormier: DC praises Islam Makhachev as the BEST LIGHTWEIGHT amidst his Charles Oliveira call out

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