VIDEO: Islam Makhachev changes his look and improves techniques under the eyes of Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC lightweight champion displays shaved head in training that included guidance from Russian legend


I. Makhachev celebrates title at UFC 280 (Photo: Instagram/UFC_Brasil)

Lightweight champion (up to 70,3kg.) in the UFC, Islam makhachev It has a new look. In a video released by the profile 'Nurmagomedov MMA School', the Russian appears with a shaved head and participates in training under the guidance of Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Holder of the lightweight belt since the end of 2022, Makhachev remains uncommitted in 2024. The fighter, however, has a verbal agreement to fight against Dustin poirier.


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Recently, the Russian admitted his desire to perform in the first half of the season. Khabib's pupil, the fighter suggested that the fight take place in June.

As lightweight champion, Makhachev continues on a solid trajectory. To date, the fighter has accumulated two title defenses, both against Alexander Volkanovsky.

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