Watch Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev full fight video highlights from the main card of UFC 280 at Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The UFC cooks up one of the most insanely stacked fight cards in recent memory, the vacant lightweight title will finally get an owner when Charles Oliveira (33-8) takes on Islam Makhachev (22-1) at UFC 280 In the main event.
A battle for the vacant 155-pound title takes center between former UFC Lightweight Champion Charles “do Bronx” Oliveira and No. 4 lightweight Islam Makhachev in what may be the biggest fight of the year, Oliveira previously held the title before missing weight in his last bout against Justin Gaethje. He went on to defeat Gaethje by first-round submission, continuing an insane run of victories for the Brazilian as he looks to etch his name in the history books.
Makhachev, on the other hand, has won 10 in a row since his lone pro defeat in 2015 with his last four coming by stoppage. During that finish streak, Islam has been hailed as the second coming of Khabib Nurmagomedov. The Russian fighter has been unbeatable since turning pro in 2010.
- Islam Makhachev def. Charles Oliveira via sub (R2, 3:16)
- Aljamain Sterling def. T.J. Dillashaw via TKO (R2, 3:44)
- Sean O’Malley def. Petr Yan via split decision (29-28 x2, 28-29)
- Beneil Dariush def. Mateusz Gamrot via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
- Manon Fiorot def. Katlyn Chookagian via unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
- Belal Muhammad def. Sean Brady via TKO (R2, 4:47)
- Caio Borralho def. Makhmud Muradov via unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
- Nikita Krylov def. Volkan Oezdemir via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 x2)
- Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev via UD (29-28 x2, 30-27)
- Armen Petrosyan def. AJ Dobson via unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
- Muhammad Mokaev def. Malcolm Gordon via sub (armbar) (R3, 4:26)
- Karol Rosa def. Lina Lansberg via majority decision (29-27 x2, 28-28)