Athletistic/MMA. UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev noted that his physical performance is constantly improving over the years and he is not currently planning to retire.

“I recently took tests to assess my general physical condition and endurance. The indicators are improving every year. This time I showed much better results than my coach expected. So I don’t “I don’t stand still, I don’t move back, but, on the contrary, I continue to develop. Until now, I don’t think about ending my career,” Makhachev said in an interview with UFC Eurasia.

Makhachev is 31 years old. In October 2022, the Russian fighter became UFC champion by defeating Brazilian Charles Oliveira in the second round. During his career in mixed martial arts, Makhachev fought 25 fights, winning 24 victories and suffering one defeat.

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