The UFC White president said Mahachev and Volkanovski should fight before the rematch.
MOSCOW, February 26 – RIA Novosti. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White declarationA rematch could be held between UFC lightweight champion Russian Islam Makhachev and Australian featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski after each fight in their respective weight divisions.
Makhachev defeated Volkanovski on February 12. The bout was run by UFC 284 in Perth, Australia, with all five rounds gone. Makhachev, 31, won by unanimous decision.
Makhachev has 24 wins and one loss. The Russian won 12 fights in a row. Volkanovski, 34, has 25 wins and two losses.
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