Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-10-22, great mma bout: Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Makhachev vs Oliveira is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 22nd, at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), in a 5-round lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg) bout; it is the main event of UFC 280 and it is valid for the vacant UFC lightweight Championship. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Before the bout take place, you can watch the official preview videos: UFC 280 countdown, embedded Vlog series, press conference, ceremonial weigh-ins (on Friday) etc, or discover how to watch Oliveira vs Makhachev on tv, the fight time and the card.
Charles Oliveira record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Lw champ (since he missed weight in his last match and was stripped of the Ufc belt) Charles Oliveira entered this fight with a pro mma record of 33-8-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 lightweight in the world.
‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira lost to Paul Felder in 2017 (Charles Oliveira vs Paul Felder), but since then he has won eleven consecutive fights beating Michael Chandler (match ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2021, Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler), Dustin Poirier (Charles Oliveira vs Dustin Poirier) and Justin Gaethje in his last three (4-stars bout, Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje).
Islam Makhachev record
His opponent, the 2016 world Combat Sambo champion Islam Makhachev, has a record of 22-1-0 (64% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the lightweight division.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Adriano Martins in 2015, since then he has won ten consecutive fights beating Thiago Moises (Islam Makhachev vs Thiago Moises), Dan Hooker (Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker) and Bobby Green in his last three (Islam Makhachev vs Bobby Green).
Makhachev’s next fight: Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski
How to watch – Fight time
When is UFC 280 Oliveira vs Makhachev? Date, fight time
The fight between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev, main event of UFC 280, is scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd, 2022. The main card, in the United States, will start at 2 p.m. ET or 11 a.m. PT (7 p.m. UK time or 8 p.m. in Europe); so Makhachev vs Oliveira will be approximately broadcast two hours later.
Where is the UFC 280?
The UFC 280, headlined by the main bout Islam Makhachev vs Charles Oliveira, will be held at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) which has a maximum total capacity of 18,000.
How to watch UFC 280 Oliveira vs Makhachev live stream? TV channel
ESPN / ESPN+ will stream the UFC 280 fights in the United States, BT Sport will broadcast in the United Kingdom and Ireland while DAZN is the official streaming tv channel in Germany, Italy and Spain.
- The prelims will start at 10 a.m. ET or 7 a.m. PT (3 p.m. UK time on BT Sport 2 or 4 p.m. in Europe).
- The main card of UFC 280, headlined by the main event Makhachev vs Oliveira, is just on pay-per-view (PPV) on ESPN+ and it will be broadcast at 2 p.m. ET or 11 a.m. PT (7 p.m. UK time or 8 p.m. in Europe)
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Here is the UFC 280 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on PPV)
Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev
Aljamain Sterling vs TJ Dillashaw
Petr Yan vs Sean O’Malley
Mateusz Gamrot vs Beneil Dariush
Katlyn Chookagian vs Manon Fiorot
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Belal Muhammad vs Sean Brady
Caio Borralho vs Makhmud Muradov
Volkan Oezdemir vs Nikita Krylov
Gadzhi Omargadzhiev vs Abubakar Nurmagomedov
Armen Petrosyan vs AJ Dobson
Muhammad Mokaev vs Malcolm Gordon
Karol Rosa vs Lina Lansberg
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 280 countdown Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev, 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 280 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 280 pre-fight press conference, featuring Islam Makhachev and Charles Oliveira!
The UFC 280: Oliveira vs Makhachev weigh-in is scheduled for Friday, October 21st at 1 a.m. ET or 10 p.m. PT (6 a.m. UK time or 7 a.m. in Europe). Watch here on AllTheBestFights.com the free live stream 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 Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev 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 Oliveira vs Makhachev fight?
Islam Makhachev defeated Charles Oliveira via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 3:16, round 2.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 280 post-fight octagon interview of Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev.
Post-fight press conference
The UFC 280 post-fight press conference (free live stream from the UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Youtube channel), headlined by the main event Islam Makhachev and Charles Oliveira, is scheduled for Saturday, October 22nd following the event, so it will probably start around 5:30 p.m. ET or 2:30 p.m. PT (10:30 p.m. UK time or 11:30 p.m. in Europe).
UFC 280 Fight of the Night: Petr Yan vs Sean O’Malley
UFC 280 Performance of the Night: Islam Makhachev and Belal Muhammad