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Islam Makhachev takes a jab at Charles Oliveira for not being in Abu Dhabi

LockerRoom Team
08 October 2022

Islam Makhachev and Charles Oliveira is set to lock horns at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi. The fight will decide the new UFC Lightweight champion and the stakes are clearly high.

Ahead of the fight, Islam Makhachev has taken a jab at his Brazilian counterpart and pointed out that Oliveira is still not in Abu Dhabi. Makhachev also posted a picture of a report which suggested that Oliveira and his team will be in Abu Dhabi ahead of the fight.

“2 weeks before the fight, Charles and his team not in Abu Dhabi yet., should I start worry?,” Makhachev wrote on his twitter page.

Earlier, Khabib Nurmagomedov had noted that Charles Oliveira might not show up for the UFC 280 fight. This comment from Khabib had attracted some heat. Beneil Dariush, who is reportedly the backup for the main event, had asked Khabib not to insult Oliveira with such comments.

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Meanwhile, the tweet from Islam has attracted some funny reactions on the social media platform.

One user noted that Oliveira could be busy bleaching his hair when another user tagged Michael Chandler in the tweet. Another user reminded everyone of the weight-cut issues that Makhachev has had in the past.

The tweet also got some heat. A person tweeted out that Islam just embarrassed himself with the tweet when another user pointed out that Islam should be worried about how badly Oliveira would beat him.

Tickets sold out for UFC 280

The hype around the fight is at an all-time high and the tickets have been sold out as well. Nearly 18,000 people are expected to be in the arena for the fight which happens in Abu Dhabi.

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What do you think will happen when Islam Makhachev and Charles Oliveira fights at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi? Let us know in the comment section of the article below.


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