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


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


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’


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