Khabib's disciple Islam Makhachev defeated Charles Oliveira to win the UFC 280 Lightweight Championship
Khabib talked with Charles Oliveira inside Octagon after the end of the UFC 280 main event
Charles Oliveira said Islam Makhachev's mentor Khabib Nurmagomedov told to me that
he respects me a lot and everything he said before the title bout was to promote the fight
Khabib told Charles that he had made several statements to promote a lightweight title fight between Islam and him.
"We actually have to promote fights. And this is what we did.
And we understand that the things that we have to do to promote them.
He came up to be and just basically said that everything was just promoting the fight.
He had a respect for me and he is a great champion. He has an amazing journey in the sport.
And now he has a great champion next to him. And all he was basically saying was that he respects me
and it was all part of the game. " Charles Oliveira said about khabib said him inside Octagon.
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