The UFC has booked a lightweight title battle between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev
to feature UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The UFC 280 compensation for every view occasion happens on Oct. 22 at Etihad Arena.
Authorities reported the lightweight challenge Saturday.
Authoritatively, the battle will be for the UFC's empty 155-pound title,
albeit most of the game basically sees Oliveira (33-8) as the reigning champ.
Oliveira, of Brazil, brought home the championship in 2021 with a knockout over Michael Chandler.
He effectively shielded the belt against Dustin Poirier in December
however at that point gave up it in May when he couldn't make