Businessman opens up and reveals how many times Islam Makhachev will take action in the UFC in 2024

Lightweight champion Islam Makhachev last saw action in October 2023 with a knockout over Volkanovski


Islam makhachev after victory in UFC 294. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

With a line of people interested in facing him, inside and outside his division, the lightweight champion Islam makhachev There is still no date for his return to the Octagon, but, according to his manager Ali Abdelaziz, he should perform more than once in 2024.

In an interview with YouTuber 'The Schmo', Ali Abdelaziz assured that Makhachev is just waiting for the date from the UFC and that the Russian will take action at least twice this year.


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“He will fight as soon as the UFC gives us the date. He will fight at least twice this year, at least”, guaranteed the businessman.

Islam makhachev won the lightweight belt by submitting Charles of the Bronx No. UFC 280, in October 2022. Since then, the champion has defended his title on two occasions, both against the then featherweight champion (up to 65,7 kg) Alexander Volkanovsky, in February and October 2023.


Among the most likely challenges for the future of the lightweight champion are fights against the winners of duels between Charles of the Bronx e Arman Tsarukyan ou Justin gaethje e Max Holloway, which have as their stage the historical UFC 300, in April. In addition to them, champions from other categories such as Leon edwards, welterweight (up to 77,1 kg) and Ilia Topuria, at featherweight, are also part of the Russian's plans.

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