Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-03-06, pretty good finish but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma fight Islam Makhachev vs Drew Dober gets two.
Dober vs Makhachev is on the undercard of Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya – UFC 259. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Islam Makhachev record
The 2016 world combat sambo champion Islam Makhachev entered this fight with a professional record of 18-1-0 (56% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since September 7, 2019 when he defeated Davi Ramos (Islam Makhachev vs Davi Ramos).
Before this match, in April 2019, he had also beat Arman Tsarukyan (Islam Makhachev vs Arman Tsarukyan), while his only loss was with Adriano Martins in 2015 and after this bout he has won six consecutive fights.
Drew Dober record
His opponent, Drew Dober, has a mma record of 23-9-0 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the lightweight division.
He was defeated by Beneil Dariush in 2019 (Beneil Dariush vs Drew Dober) but then he has won over Marco Polo Reyes, Nasrat Haqparast and Alexander Hernandez (Alexander Hernandez vs Drew Dober).
Makhachev’s next fight: Islam Makhachev vs Thiago Moises
Makhachev vs Dober full fight video or highlights
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UFC 259 info
Event: UFC 259
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 259 fight card
Here is the UFC 259 full fight card:
Jan Blachowicz vs Israel Adesanya
Amanda Nunes vs Megan Anderson
Petr Yan vs Aljamain Sterling
Islam Makhachev vs Drew Dober
Thiago Santos vs Aleksandar Rakic
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Tim Elliott vs Jordan Espinosa
Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Carlos Ulberg
Sean Brady vs Jake Matthews
Lívia Renata Souza vs Amanda Lemos
Uros Medic vs Aalon Cruz
Mario Bautista vs Trevin Jones
Makhachev vs Dober result
Islam Makhachev defeated Drew Dober via submission (arm-triangle choke), at 1:37, round 3.
Makhachev vs Dober post-fight interview
Here is the official video of Drew Dober vs Islam Makhachev post-fight interview.