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Justin Gaethje weighs in on Octobers UFC 280 main event: Im completely confident that Islam won’t dominate Charles

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Justin Gaethje has some strong opinions concerning the upcoming UFC vacant lightweight title fight between former champion, Charles Oliveira, and top contender, Islam Makhachev. The bout is scheduled for Oct. 22 in Abu Dhabi because the main event of UFC 280.

Gaethje spoke with various members of the MMA media throughout a guest fighter scrum at UFC 278 in Salt Lake City, Utah. On the list of topics discussed were Gaethjes applying for grants the highly-anticipated fight and a potential prediction concerning how it could unfold.

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Im 100 percent confident that Islam won’t dominate Charles, and thats about any of it, Gaethje said. I dont learn how to explain it, its just just how that Personally i think. The final time [I fought], I stepped within with [Oliveira], theres no chance. Its likely to be considered a great fight. I wish I was there, I wish it wasnt in Abu Dhabi therefore i could be there, but were all set for a delicacy.

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Justin Gaethje also believes that it’ll be problematic for Mahkachev to complete Oliveira as effortlessly as he’s got done in his previous fights. And having fought the former champion previously, its hard never to intelligently digest The Highlights words confidently.

I believe Charles will probably progress, Islam will try, and finally, he might achieve success, he said. If he could be, hell win, but I dont see him tiring him out. Even though he takes him down for the initial two rounds, I dont see Charles getting submitted, and I dont see him being too exhausted to keep the fight he must fight.

Gaethje has competed for the lightweight title on two separate occasions during his UFC run so far. He’s got also fought the best fighters that the activity provides, including Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler, and Eddie Alvarez.

Will Gaethjes prediction become a reality in October? Tell us in the comments below, Penn Nation!

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