Patrick Mahomes, Ever Ready for UFC Action, Shares Brief Reaction to Islam Makhachev’s Submission Win Against Dustin Poirier.

The highly anticipated matchup between Islam Makhachev and Dustin Poirier at UFC 302 has concluded with Makhachev emerging victorious by submission in the main event. While the UFC community celebrated this compelling showdown in the octagon, NFL star Patrick Mahomes couldn’t help but express his admiration.

Known for his profound respect for sportsmanship, the three-time Super Bowl champion acknowledges the talent of fellow athletes. Mahomes took to social media to commend Islam Makhachev’s performance, tweeting, “Great fight!! #ufc302.” Mahomes has consistently shown interest in various sports such as NBA, golf, and Formula 1, and now, he extends his recognition to Makhachev for his triumph in the highly anticipated UFC bout.

Makhachev’s victory has tied him for the most lightweight title defenses of all time, potentially paving the way for him to pursue a second UFC title in the welterweight division. The fighter from Makhachkala, Russia, now boasts an impressive record of 26 wins, 1 loss, and no draws, while Poirier’s career record stands at 30 wins, 9 losses, and no draws. Despite Poirier’s previous setbacks, including a loss in the “BMF” fight to Justin Gaethje, he made a comeback against Benoit Saint-Denis, leading to heightened expectations for his matchup against the Russian fighter. However, the results ultimately favored the Lafayette city native.