Islam Makhachev UFC 284 corner: No Khabib Nurmagomedov, No Hasbulla- How will Islam Makhachev’s corner look against Alexander Volkanovski in Australia, CHECK UFC 284 details
Makhachev vs Volkanovski: UFC 284: Islam Makhachev has flown to the enemy territory for his first UFC lightweight title defense and will…
Makhachev vs Volkanovski: UFC 284: Islam Makhachev has flown to the enemy territory for his first UFC lightweight title defense and will put his belt at stake against no.1 P4P fighter Alexander Volkanovski in Perth, Australia. The Dagestani fighter is currently on an 11-fight win streak, while his opponent Volkanovski is on 12. Follow UFC News Updates with InsideSport.IN.
Both men had one loss as professionals, which makes the stake extremely high for the UFC 284 main event. However, Islam Makhachev’s corner wouldn’t be the same as his previous fights.
Two of the biggest celebrities on his side were former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Hasbulla. They wouldn’t be present this time. Khabib Nurmagomedov announced cutting all ties from the sport a few months back and has claimed to spend time with family and close ones. However, Islam has confirmed Khabib’s active initiative in the UFC 284 build-up.
Per Makhachev, Khabib has called him up almost every day and has tracked the champion’s developments getting into the fight. As for Hasbulla, Islam Makhachev jokingly said that the MMA fan is at home during the open media workout.
With two superstar companions missing, Islam Makhachev will still have an A-listed corner team. His friend Muslim Amiraslanov will be present on the cage side, Amiraslanov is currently helping Makhachev in the fight camp.
Islam Makhachev UFC 284 corner: No Khabib Nurmagomedov, No Hasbulla’- How will Islam Makhachev’s corner look against Alexander Volkanovski in Australia, CHECK UFC 284 details
AKA’s head coach Javier Mendez is one of the most prominent MMA personalities to accompany Islam Makhachev at the moment. He is in Perth, Australia and is expected to be at Makhachev’s corner during the UFC 284-main event.
Apart from them, Islam Makhachev’s trainer Magomed Bagandov will also be on the cage side. Here’s a look at the UFC 284 details and fight card.
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UFC 284 Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski
Date:- February 11, Saturday
Venue:- RAC Arena, Perth, Australia
- Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski – Makhachev’s UFC lightweight title
- Yair Rodriguez vs. Josh Emmett – UFC interim featherweight title
- Jack Della Maddalena vs. Randy Brown
- Justin Tafa vs. Parker Porter
- Jimmy Crute vs. Alonzo Menifield
- Tyson Pedro vs. Modestas Bukauskas
- Joshua Culibao vs. Melsik Baghdasaryan
- Shannon Ross vs. Kleydson Rodrigues
- Jamie Mullarkey vs. Francisco Prado
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