Islam Makhachev Trolls Israel Adesanya After Defeating His Teammate at UFC 267

Published 11/02/2021, 11:24 PM EDT
SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – APRIL 18: Islam Makhachev of Russia interacts with the media during the UFC Fight Night Ultimate Media Day at Hotel Astoria on April 18, 2019 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


UFC 267 saw Islam Makhachev fight Dan Hooker on the main card. As the latter is Israel Adesanya’s teammate, ‘The Last Stylebender took to his YouTube channel and expressed his confidence in ‘The Hangman’ emerging with the win.

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He said, “Dan’s got this fight in the bag, and I’ll bet my money on this fight. Dan’s got this fight in the bag, guaranteed. Write in the comments whatever you want to say. This is my team and I’ll ride with them for life.”

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However, Makhachev dominated Hooker and claimed a quick opening round submission. Subsequently, he took to Twitter and wrote, @stylebender hey bro, how much you lose?”

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This victory marked Makhachev’s ninth straight win in the UFC. The Dagestan native, under the guidance of one of the best mixed martial artists, Khabib Nurmagomedov, has dominated the UFC’s lightweight division. He is garnering a lot of attention from the fight fans and celebrities around the world.

Islam Makhachev celebrates with the internet sensation

Islam Makhachev won his tenth UFC fight at UFC 267, which took place on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Many fans and celebrities attended the event. One of them was the Russian internet sensation, Hasbulla Magomedov.

Magomedov rose to fame after his call-out videos for the UFC fighters went viral on the internet.

As Magomedov shared a video message with UFC president Dana White to inform him about his attendance at the event, UFC fans were excited to see him.

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Hasbulla was octagon side for the fights and even entered the cage to celebrate Makhachev’s win. As Hasbulla, ‘The Eagle’, and Makhachev were side-by-side, fans were treated to one of the most amazing moments at the event.

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Many fight fans wish to see Hasbulla Magomedov in many such future UFC events.

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What are your thoughts on Makhachev’s dominant win? Would you like to see Hasbulla in more events? Let us know in the comments below.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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