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Oliveira’s coach offered Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev a title fight in Brazil

Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) trainer Charles Oliveira Diego Lima turned to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev. This is reported Sportskeeda.

The specialist responded to the demands of the Russians, who wanted to fight between Makhachev and Oliveira at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) tournament in Abu Dhabi. Lima offered to change the location and organize the title fight in Brazil.

Earlier, Nurmagomedov said he would like to see Oliveira and Makhachev fight for the vacant UFC lightweight title in Abu Dhabi. The Brazilian lost the belt after failing the weigh-in before the fight against Justin Gaethje. Despite Oliveira’s victory, the belt became vacant.

Nurmagomedov is a former UFC lightweight champion. The Russian defended the belt three times and left the sport without suffering a single defeat. On account of the Russian 29 wins in 29 fights.

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