Islam Makhachev Submits Charles Oliveira To Become The New Lightweight Champion – UFC 280 Results (Highlights)

Makhachev finished "Do Bronx" in the second round after rocking him early in the first to take the belt back to Dagestan

Islam Makhachev, Charles Oliveira
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Uncrowned lightweight champion and current top contender Charles Oliveira faced Islam Makhachev for the vacant title in the headlining bout of UFC 280.

UFC 280: Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev

Round 1

Oliveira with a flying kick attempt. Makhachev lands a nice left hand early that seemed to rock Oliveira. Oliveira takes him to the ground. Makhachev on the top trying to avoid submission attempts. They get back up to their feet. Oliveira goes to grapple again and Makhachev reverses for a takedown. Makhachev lands a few strikes from the top. Big upkick from Oliveira.

Round 2

Oliveira starts off with high pressure, trading strikes and keeping range. Makhachev tries to get a takedown and has Oliveira off the fence. Oliveira doing well to stay up. They return to the middle. Makhachev with a 1-2. Big right hook sends Oliveira down to the mat. Makhachev is locking in the arm triangle. He submits Oliveira.

Official Result: Islam Makhachev defeats Charles Oliveira via arm triangle submission (R2, 3:16).

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