Fight for the lightweight title at UFC 280 in the UAE on 22 October 2022

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 UFC 280 will see the title fight between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev

 Alexander Volkanowski has been selected as the backup fighter for the UFC 280 title fight

 Alexander flies to UAE for UFC 280 title fight

 Alexander tweeted to inform that he has been appointed as a backup fighter for UFC 280.

 Beneil Dariush reacts to Alexander's appointment as backup fighter

 Beneil Dariush is shocked, he said 'Honestly, I'm confused,

 “I don’t know if he’s playing games or the UFC is playing games, because I was told I’m the fill in.”

 "But I really thought I was the fill in, that's what I was told."