#IslamMakhachev

7 March.Las Vegas, NV, USA
This marked Islam Makhachev's first fight since the death of his longtime coach Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MAKHACHEVMMA)

  • Islam Makhachev returned to the Octagon after a 17-month layoff
  • He secured an arm triangle to produce a tap from Drew Dober at 1:37 of the third round
  • This was Makhachev's seventh straight victory after his lone career defeat in 2015