Video: Rise of Islam Makhachev | UFC 259

Revisit the moments that made Islam Makhachev a lightweight super-prospect ahead of his UFC 259 fight with Drew Dober.

A synopsis for the YouTube video reads, "UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev has won six straight fights heading into his UFC 259 matchup with Drew Dober. The Dagestan product is a longtime friend and training partner of lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov."

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UFC 259 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, March 6. The pay-per-view card is headlined by a champion vs. champion super-fight between UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz and challenger Israel Adesanya. The card also boasts two other title fights: Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling for the UFC men's bantamweight title, and Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson for the women's featherweight strap. Keep up with Fightful for all your event-related coverage.

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