Volkanovski ends the suspense and reveals predictions for the duel between Makhachev x Poirier at UFC 302

A former acquaintance of the lightweight champion, the Australian believes in a fast-track outcome; athletes face each other on June 1

Alexander Volkanovski is the UFC featherweight champion. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @alexvolkanovski / Jon Jones

Alexander Volkanovsky is the former UFC featherweight champion. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @alexvolkanovski

Victim of the great power of Islam makhachev on two occasions in Ultimate, Alexander Volkanovsky left rivalry aside when analyzing the confrontation between champion x Dustin poirier No. UFC 302. Aware that the Russian has the skills to stay at the top, the Australian revealed that he believes that the North American will not be able to deal with the strategy applied by his rival.

“Obviously Islam is a big favorite and he should be as he is a decorated fighter. Islam will be very good, I think he is a very safe fighter to take risks and get caught like against someone equal Dustin poirier. Dustin is a great fighter, but this is a tough fight for anyone and I don't see anyone beating Islam for a while," Volkanovski said on his official account. YouTube.


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As he continued speaking, the Australian revealed the outcome of the confrontation.

“I know Islam will be ready for this. I don't think he will take many risks on his feet because Dustin poirier He has good hands, good striking. Can he win the fast track? Yes, I think it's the best option here and no disrespect to Dustin, he's a great fighter, but I think Islam wins by submission,” he concluded.

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

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

Protagonists of UFC 302, Islam makhachev e Dustin poirier face each other for the lightweight title this Saturday (1). A big favorite at the bookmakers, the category champion exudes confidence and guarantees that he will win by capitalizing on his opponent's mistakes.

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