ESPN MMA’s Brett Okamoto interviews Islam Makhachev as he prepares to fight Charles Oliveira for the lightweight title at UFC 280 on Oct. 22 in Abu Dhabi.

0:00 How long he’ll be in camp
2:40 Training with Khabib Nurmagomedov
5:55 What becoming champion would mean
8:52 Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov told him he’d be a champ
12:10 How he’s different than Khabib
14:40 His village
16:31 Where he’ll keep the belt
17:30 Did he care where the fight took place?
19:26 Oliveira doesn’t believe that he’ll beat me
22:54 Thoughts on Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman
23:40 Expectations for the fight

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