Islam Makhachev showcased another dominant performance and this time his opponent was Bobby Green, who was a short-notice replacement for Beneil Dariush.
Going into the fight, Makhachev was a big favorite over Bobby Green. The Dagestani sensation even predicted an easy win at UFC Vegas 49.
And he did exactly what he predicted by finishing Bobby Green comfortably in the first round. Islam Makhachev took down easily and won the fight by some vicious ground and pound.
Islam Makhachev also said that he wants to become the UFC lightweight champion and then defend the title against Beneil Dariush.
Many fans believe Islam Makhachev is a future UFC champion. However, beating someone like Charles Oliveira or Justin Gaethje will not be an easy task for the Dagestani.