Islam Makhachev Reacts to Charles Oliveira Missing Weight Ahead of UFC 278

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Charles Oliveira was stripped of his UFC gold after missing weight in his second attempt during the official weigh-in ahead of UFC 274.

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This means, Charles Oliveira will not become the UFC Lightweight Champion even if he wins at UFC 274.

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In a new rule ahead of UFC 274, it is now confirmed that fighters will be stripped of their title belt if they miss Championship weight.

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A possible future title challenger in the form Islam Makhachev, took to Twitter to share his thoughts on the same.

Islam Makhachev, who is set to take on Beneil Dariush, later this year, took to Twitter and reminded fans of the "true champion" Charles Oliveira.

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"Anyway, keep your head up Charles and good luck tomorrow, we all know you’re champ for a reason. And I’m looking to fight the winner of this fight, either for vacant title or new LW champion 📷" Makhachev tweeted.

Charles Oliveira is touted to be the toughest challenge for Islam Makhachev. However, the Dagestani fighter feels otherwise.

This past week, Makhachev had said he would submit Oliveira inside three round. What do you make of this rivalry?

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