Best performances in the ufc by khabib nurmagomedov's protege- Islam makhachev 

Islam Makhachev takes on Thiago Moises in his first five-round main event fight in a bid to extend his win streak to 8-0. Ahead of the bout, we take a look at his most impressive performances to date in the UFC. 

Islam Makhachev vs Leo Kuntz 

Islam secured an impressive rear-naked choke win over Kuntz in his UFC debut in the second round. 

Islam Makhachev vs Gleison Tibau 

Against Tibau, Makhachev proved that he is more than just a wrestler with an inch-perfect left hand that shut the lights off on his opponent. 

Islam Makhachev vs Kajan Johnson 

Makhachev extended his win streak to 4-0 with a first-round submission win over Johnson. 

Islam Makhachev vs Davi Ramos 

In front of a packed Etihad arena, Makhachev secured an impressive unanimous decision win over Ramos to extend his win streak to 6-0. 

Islam Makhachev vs Drew Dober 

In his most recent outing, Makhachev secured an impressive arm-triangle choke win against Dober in the third round of the fight. 

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