Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-02-12, great mma bout: Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski is close to get four stars (UFC Fight of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Volkanovski vs Makhachev is scheduled to take place Sunday, February 12th, at the RAC Arena in Perth (Australia), in a 5-round lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC 284 and it is is valid for the UFC lightweight championship (Islam’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Islam Makhachev record
The 2016 world Combat Sambo and Ufc Lw champion Islam Makhachev entered this fight with a professional mma record of 23-1-0 (65% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 lightweight in the world.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Adriano Martins in 2015, since then he has won eleven consecutive bouts defeating Dan Hooker (Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker), Bobby Green (Islam Makhachev vs Bobby Green) and Charles Oliveira in his last three (Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev).
Makhachev’s next fight: Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski 2
Alexander Volkanovski record
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj and current Ufc Fw champ Alexander Volkanovski, has an official record of 25-1-0 (60% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.1 in the featherweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Corey Nelson in 2013, since then he has collected 22 consecutive victories beating Brian Ortega (4-stars match, Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega), Chan Sung Jung (Alexander Volkanovski vs Chan Sung Jung) and Max Holloway in his last three (Alexander Volkanovski vs Max Holloway 3).
But if you want to watch Volkanovski’s best fights, we suggest one match ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2018: Chad Mendes vs Alexander Volkanovski. .
Volkanovski’s next fight: Alexander Volkanovski vs Yair Rodriguez
Here is the UFC 284 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+ PPV)
Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski
Josh Emmett vs Yair Rodriguez
Randy Brown vs Jack Della Maddalena
Parker Porter vs Justin Tafa
Alonzo Menifield vs Jimmy Crute
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Modestas Bukauskas vs Tyson Pedro
Joshua Culibao vs Melsik Baghdasaryan
Kleydson Rodrigues vs Shannon Ross
Jamie Mullarkey vs Francisco Prado
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Jack Jenkins vs Don Shainis
Konklak Suphisara/Loma Lookboonmee vs Elise Reed
Blake Bilder vs Shane Young
Elves Brener Oliveira vs Zubaira Tukhugov
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 284 countdown Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Embedded: Vlog Series
Watch all the episodes of UFC 284 Embedded: Vlog Series (we usually post the playlist with all the videos or, if not possible, every single clip).
Pre-fight press conference
Watch for free the UFC 284 pre-fight press conference, featuring Alexander Volkanovski and Islam Makhachev!
Watch the videos of UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski weigh-in and faceoffs from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – spanish
Who won Makhachev vs Volkanovski fight?
Islam Makhachev defeated Alexander Volkanovski via unanimous decision. Scores were 48–47, 48–47, 49–46.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 284 post-fight octagon interview of Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski.
UFC 284 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC 284 Makhachev vs Volkanovski.
Islam Makhachevdef. Alexander Volkanovski via UD
Yair Rodríguez def. Josh Emmett via SUB r2
Jack Della Maddalena def. Randy Brown via SUB r1
Justin Tafa def. Parker Porter via KO r1
Jimmy Crute vs Alonzo Menifield DRAW
Modestas Bukauskas def. Tyson Pedro via UD
Joshua Culibao def. Melsik Baghdasaryan via SUB r2
Kleydson Rodrigues def. Shannon Ross via TKO r1
Jamie Mullarkey def. Francisco Prado via UD
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
Jack Jenkins def. Don Shainis via UD
Loma Lookboonmee def. Elise Reed via SUB r2
Blake Bilder def. Shane Young via UD
Elves Brenner def. Zubaira Tukhugov via SD
Post-fight press conference
Watch and listen the official UFC 284 post-fight press conference video, headlined by the main event Alexander Volkanovski and Islam Makhachev (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel).
UFC 284 Fight of the Night: Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski
UFC 284 Performance of the Night: Yair Rodriguez, Jack Della Maddalena