One of the biggest fights of the year will take place on October 22nd at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. It will see Charles Oliveira (33-8) attempt to regain his lightweight title against Islam Makhachev (23-4).
Oliveira lost the title on scales at UFC 274 but defeated Justin Gaethje by a rear-naked choke. “Do Bronx” is currently on an 11-fight win streak, while his opponent, Islam Makhachev is on a 10-fight win streak.
Charles Oliveira won the lightweight title at UFC 262 in 2021, defeating Michael Chandler, but Makhachev will probably be his toughest opponent to date.