Islam Makhachev continued his reign of terror over the light-weight division on Saturday when he denied Dustin Poirier of his title dream within the UFC 302 headliner.

Makhachev (26-1 MMA, 15-1 UFC) prolonged his UFC-best successful streak to 14 consecutive fights and logged his third consecutive title protection with a METHOD victory over Poirier (30-9 MMA, 22-8 UFC) in the principle occasion matchup at Prudential Heart in Newark, N.J.

It’s as soon as once more clear that Makhachev is prime canine at 155 kilos, and though he has large desires for his profession, it seems a rematch with Arman Tsarukyan could possibly be subsequent, or a shot on the 170-pound title.

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