Archives for Javier Mendez

Morning Report: Javier Mendez believes Islam Makhachev ‘needs to clear everyone out’ to earn P4P ranking

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Islam Makhachev’s coach Javier Mendez believes his student has not yet earned his top P4P ranking.

Coach Doesn’t Believe Makhachev Deserves P4P Ranking ... Yet

Pound-for-pound rankings are a funny thing, and Islam Makhachev’s coach feels like his fighter was rushed to the top undeservedly after a single win.

Coach: Dariush ‘100 percent’ deserves title shot

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Javier Mendez is down for Makhachev vs. Dariush next, but understands why Alexander Volkanovski may cut in line for a lightweight title shot.

If UFC Were A True Sport, Volk Would Not Fight Makhachev

Islam Makhachev’s coach, Javier Mendez, says one of the reasons Alexander Volkanovski is getting a title shot over Beneil Dariush is because UFC is not a true sport.

Morning Report: Alexander Volkanovski leans Islam Makhachev at UFC 280: ‘He doesn’t make too many mistakes’

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Alexander Volkanovski has been keeping a close eye on the upcoming lightweight title tilt.