Alireza Noei has claimed that his pupil Charles Oliveira will face a harder take a look at in Islam Makhachev, who he says possesses a greater wrestling means than former UFC light-weight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov.
UFC 280 is in rivalry to be certainly one of if not the perfect occasion of this 12 months. Stacked from backside to prime the primary occasion will see two dominant rivals compete for the at the moment vacant UFC light-weight title. Charles Oliveira may have the possibility to regain his light-weight title when he takes on the person who many predicted to be the following champion following Khabib, Islam Makhachev.
Forward of their extremely anticipated matchup, Alireza Noei, coach of Charles Oliveira has claimed that his college students’ subsequent opponent is a greater wrestler than the aforementioned Nurmagomedov.
Charles Oliveira’s coach believes Islam Makhachev is a greater wrestler than Khabib
Talking in an interview with PVT, Noei has acknowledged his perception that Makhachev is a greater wrestler than Khabib on condition that it’s not the previous undefeated champion’s first self-discipline.
“Let’s start with the wrestling of Dagestan, Russian wrestling, 80% of wrestling of Russia comes from there. The Japanese wrestling that is known as judo can also be, you possibly can ask the Judokas, Dagestan has actually good Judokas,” Noei stated.
“World champions, Olympic champions, identical to the wrestlers. Everybody from Dagestan is aware of wrestling. For instance right here in Brazil virtually half of the folks know wrestling however in Dagestan, virtually 100% realize it, ladies, ladies, males, everybody is aware of it. Even somebody that doesn’t battle is aware of wrestling a minimum of is aware of two or three wrestling coaches. Dagestan is a pool of wrestling.
Charles‘s adversary Islam Makhachev is superb at wrestling. I feel even higher than Khabib who’s one other athlete from Dagestan. He’s higher, actually, in fact, as a result of he’s a wrestler Khabib isn’t. Khabib is a Sambo fighter Islam has additionally performed Sambo however he’s a wrestler first after which a Sambo fighter after which an MMA fighter.” (Transcribed by MiddleEasy)
There may be not lengthy left to attend now with UFC 280 lower than a month away. Will Islam Makhachev fulfill his full potential and observe on in Khabib’s legacy or will Charles Oliveira make good on his word and regain his spot on the prime of the division?
Who will emerge victorious in the primary occasion of UFC 280?