The current UFC lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev, who expressed dissatisfaction with the promotion of the upcoming fight against Alexander Volkanovski a few days ago, criticized the slapping championship, which is actively promoted by UFC president, Dana White.
According to the Russian fighter, this form of competition is detrimental not only to health, but also to man’s dignity.
“One hundred percent – I think it’s unhealthy,” Makhachev told reporters in Perth. “You stand, and someone slaps you in the face. I don’t know… I want to be away from it. I think it underestimates masculine qualities when someone slaps you in the face. ”
It should be noted that the number of materials advertising the Power Slap league in the official UFC social networks is many times greater than the number of mentions of the UFC 284 tournament, which will be headed by the lightweight title superfight between Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski on February 11.