Makhachev surprises and sends message to Tsarukyan after athlete triumphs at UFC 300

Lightweight champion shows interest in having a rematch against division prospect and says he will meet him soon

Islam Makhachev is UFC champion. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/@ufc

Islam makhachev He is the UFC lightweight champion. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram/@ufc

With an eye on the crucial fight in the lightweight division (up to 70,3kg), Islam makhachev considered that victory Arman Tsarukyan about Charles of the Bronx It's worth an unprecedented chance for the Armenian to compete for the title in his next fight. On his social networks, the current champion was brief in his comment, but indicated that he is willing to hold a long-awaited rematch against his rival in the future.

"Be ready. See you soon, kid,” declared Makhachev on his official Twitter account. 'X' (old Twitter).


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Despite the publication, the Russian had his next fight announced by Dana White after the end of the UFC 300. Towards another title defense, Makhachev was scheduled to face Dustin poirier in the main fight of UFC 302, on June 1, which will be held in Newark (USA).

Arman Tsarukyan (left) defeated Charles do Bronx (right) at UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @UFCNews

Arman Tsarukyan (left) defeated Charles of the Bronx (dir.) in UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @UFCNews


After Dana White's announcement, Tsarukyan also took the opportunity to reinforce his interest in fighting for the title in his next fight. In response to the confirmation of the Makhachev x Poirier fight, the Armenian declared that he will face the winner of the clash. Despite both statements, the president of Ultimate avoided making any decision regarding the will of the athletes.

Makhachev vs. Tsarukyan

Islam makhachev in face with Arman Tsarukyan. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram


Long-time rivals, the athletes faced each other in 2019, when Arman was making his debut in the organization. Protagonists of a fierce fight, the fighters impressed by presenting a high level of Wrestling during the confrontation. On that occasion, the Russian prevailed and secured victory with a unanimous decision from the judges.

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