• Fight Date: Sat, Feb 11, 2023

On Saturday, February 11 at the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia Islam Makhachev will meet Alexander «The Great» Volkanovski for UFC title in a 5-round lightweight bout.

Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski
Islam Makhachev
Islam Makhachev
Alexander Volkanovski
Alexander Volkanovski
The Great
Country RussiaRussia
Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
AustraliaAustralia
Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia
Age 31 years 34 years
Pro 12 years 10 years
Height 5′ 10″ (178 cm) 5′ 6″ (168 cm)
Reach 70½″ (178 cm) 71½″ (181 cm)
Division lightweight
(155 lbs / 70,3 kg)
featherweight
(145 lbs / 65,8 kg)
Stance

southpaw

orthodox
Titles
UFC (lightweight)

UFC (featherweight)
Record 23 - 1 - 0
(4 KOs)
25 - 1 - 0
(12 KOs)
KOs 17% 48%
Inactive 112 days 224 days
Advant.
Islam Makhachev won by unanimous decision (UD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, February 11 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Islam Makhachev versus Alexander Volkanovski?

  • To Be Announced

Makhachev vs. Volkanovski Full Fight Highlights

Makhachev vs. Volkanovski Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, February 11?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
lightweight (155 lbs)Islam Makhachev
(23 - 1 - 0)
Alexander Volkanovski
(25 - 1 - 0)
UFC
featherweight (145 lbs)Yair Rodriguez
(14 - 3 - 0)
Josh Emmett
(18 - 2 - 0)
UFC Interim
welterweight (170 lbs)Randy Brown
(16 - 4 - 0)
Jack Della Maddalena
(13 - 2 - 0)
heavyweight (265 lbs)Justin Tafa
(5 - 3 - 0)
Parker Porter
(13 - 7 - 0)
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Jimmy Crute
(12 - 3 - 0)
Alonzo Menifield
(13 - 3 - 0)
light heavyweight (205 lbs)Tyson Pedro
(9 - 3 - 0)
Modestas Bukauskas
(13 - 5 - 0)
featherweight (145 lbs)Joshua Culibao
(10 - 1 - 1)
Melsik Baghdasaryan
(7 - 1 - 0)
flyweight (125 lbs)Kleydson Rodrigues
(7 - 2 - 0)
Shannon Ross
(13 - 6 - 0)
lightweight (155 lbs)Jamie Mullarkey
(15 - 5 - 0)
Francisco Prado
(11 - 0 - 0)
featherweight (145 lbs)Jack Jenkins
(10 - 2 - 0)
Don Shainis
(12 - 4 - 0)
strawweight (115 lbs)Loma Lookboonmee
(7 - 3 - 0)
Elise Reed
(6 - 2 - 0)
featherweight (145 lbs)Blake Bilder
(7 - 0 - 1)
Shane Young
(13 - 6 - 0)
featherweight (145 lbs)Zubaira Tukhugov
(20 - 5 - 1)
Elves Brenner
(13 - 3 - 0)
Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev is a Russian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Makhachev has been performing for 12 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Islam Makhachev took place on October 22, 2022 against Charles OliveiraCharles Oliveira.
Makhachev won by submission (arm triangle choke).

Islam Makhachev vs. Charles Oliveira 

Islam Makhachev's last fight

First world title

On October 22, 2022 Islam Makhachev became the UFC lightweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

And the new...

UFC World champion Islam Makhachev

UFC World champion Islam Makhachev

MMA record

  • Total fights: 24
  • Wins: 23
  • Wins by KO: 4
  • Wins by subm: 11
  • Wins by dec: 8
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Islam Makhachev have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-10-21 Alexander Volkanovski Win
KO (Head Kick and Punches)
2023-02-11 Alexander Volkanovski Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-10-22 Charles Oliveira Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2022-02-26 Bobby Green Win
TKO (Punches)
2021-10-30 Dan Hooker Win
Submission (Kimura)
2021-07-17 Thiago Moises Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2021-03-06 Drew Dober Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2019-09-07 Davi Ramos Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-04-20 Arman Tsarukyan Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-07-28 Kajan Johnson Win
Submission (Armbar)
2018-01-20 Gleison Tibau Win
KO (Punch)
2017-02-11 Nik Lentz Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-09-17 Chris Wade Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-10-03 Adriano Martins Loss
KO (Punch)
2015-05-23 Leo Kuntz Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2014-09-07 Ivica Truscek Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2014-06-07 Yuri Ivlev Win
Submission (Armbar)
2013-08-21 Rander Junio Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-04-09 Mansour Barnaoui Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-09-02 Anatoly Kormilkin Win
Submission (Inverted Triangle Choke)
2011-12-15 Migel Grigoryan Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2011-07-02 Vladimir Egoyan Win
Decision (Split)
2011-07-01 Magomed Ibragimov Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2011-05-06 Martiros Grigoryan Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-02-12 Tengiz Khuchua Win
KO (Punch)
2010-08-01 Magomed Bekbolatov Win
Decision (Unanimous)

All Islam Makhachev's losses

Who all beat Islam Makhachev?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2015-10-03 Adriano Martins Loss
KO (Punch)

Islam Makhachev Highlights

Alexander «The Great» Volkanovski

Alexander «The Great» Volkanovski

Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Volkanovski has been performing for 10 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Alexander Volkanovski took place on July 2, 2022 against Max HollowayMax Holloway.
Volkanovski won by unanimous decision (UD).

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 

Alexander Volkanovski's last fight

First world title

On December 14, 2019 Alexander Volkanovski became the UFC featherweight champion.
The Australian defeated world champion Max Holloway.

And the new...

UFC World champion Alexander Volkanovski

UFC World champion Alexander Volkanovski

MMA record

  • Total fights: 26
  • Wins: 25
  • Wins by KO: 12
  • Wins by subm: 3
  • Wins by dec: 10
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Alexander Volkanovski have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-02-17 Ilia Topuria Loss
KO (Punch)
2023-10-21 Islam Makhachev Loss
KO (Head Kick and Punches)
2023-07-08 Yair Rodriguez Win
TKO (Punches)
2023-02-11 Islam Makhachev Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-07-02 Max Holloway Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-04-09 Chan Sung Jung Win
TKO (Punches)
2021-09-25 Brian Ortega Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2020-07-11 Max Holloway Win
Decision (Split)
2019-12-14 Max Holloway Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-05-11 Jose Aldo Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-12-29 Chad Mendes Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-07-14 Darren Elkins Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-02-10 Jeremy Kennedy Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-11-18 Shane Young Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2017-06-10 Mizuto Hirota Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-11-26 Yusuke Kasuya Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-07-08 Jai Bradney Win
TKO (Punches)
2016-03-19 Jamie Mullarkey Win
KO (Punch)
2015-12-04 Yusuke Yachi Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2015-06-14 James Bishop Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-11-01 David Butt Win
TKO (Punches)
2014-10-24 Kyle Reyes Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2014-07-26 Jai Bradney Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2014-05-17 Rodolfo Marques Win
KO (Punch)
2014-02-01 Greg Atzori Win
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2013-12-14 Luke Catubig Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-05-10 Corey Nelson Loss
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)
2013-04-06 Anton Zafir Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-02-23 Regan Wilson Win
TKO (Punches)
2012-05-19 Gerhard Voigt Win
Decision (Unanimous)

All Alexander Volkanovski's losses

Who all beat Alexander Volkanovski?

Alexander Volkanovski's defeat

Alexander Volkanovski's defeat

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-02-17 Ilia Topuria Loss
KO (Punch)
2023-10-21 Islam Makhachev Loss
KO (Head Kick and Punches)
2023-02-11 Islam Makhachev Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-05-10 Corey Nelson Loss
TKO (Head Kick and Punches)

Alexander «The Great» Volkanovski Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Makhachev to win: 1/2
  • Underdog
    Volkanovski to win: 2/1

Prediction

Egor Tatishev
Who will win: Makhachev or Volkanovski?

Makhachev and Volkanovski are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Islam Makhachev will win by unanimous decision.

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