By: David Smith
In one of the much-anticipated matchups of the year, Charles Oliveira will take on Islam Makhachev in the main event of UFC 280.
The UFC light heavyweight will be on the line for this fight. But, the stake is much higher than that. It's Team Khabib aiming to prove itself once again.
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev's manager Ali Abelaziz are confident that Makhachev will beat Oliveira in Abu Dhabi.
Many fans would even agree that Khabib Nurmagomedov has disrespected Charles Oliveira by completely counting him out from the fight. Khabib even said that Oliveira's resume is not that impressive.
Well, Charles Oliveira has a befitting response for Team Khabib. In a recent interview, Oliveira said he respects Khabib and his team but he will prove them wrong at UFC 280.
"They’re being arrogant, and that’s what will kill them. The arrogance of their manager, from former fighters(Khabib), will kill them. No one will ever hit me harder than life already hit me."- Charles Oliveira stated
It's a hard fight to predict and the outcome can go either way. But looking at the resume of both fighters, Oliveira should be the favorite to win at UFC 280.
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