Islam Makhachev has responed to a recent interview by Alex Volkanovski regarding their coming battle.
In February, "The Great" will fight against the new UFC Lightweight Champion. Volkanovski will have the opportunity to win two divisional titles. Meanwhile, with his expert wrestling, Islam Makhachev has carved his way through the lightweight category.
Thanks to his wrestling and submission grappling at UFC 280, the Dagestani star defeated Charles Oliveira and ended his 11-fight winning run.
Islam Makhachev is convinced that Alexander Volkanovski will be crushed by his wrestling and grappling. Makhachev has aggressively annihilated a large number of his opponents on the ground over his 11-fight winning streak.
Alexander Volkanovski asserted in a recent interview with Michael Bisping for the Believe You Me podcast that his rigorous training will provide him with the ability to maintain composure when grappling.
MMA Fighting shared a quote from Volkanovski's Believe You Me interview. Islam Makhachev responded by tweeting that Alexander Volkanovski will probably crumble if he is taken down.