UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev is a psycho – and we mean that in absolutely the most respectful way possible.
Islam is preparing for his title defense against Volk at Mount Elbrus the highest peak in Russia & Europe.
This is just a normal day for Islam 😂 pic.twitter.com/qY0p5vZ8Nz
— 𝕽𝖆𝖎𝖓𝖒𝖆𝖐𝖊𝖗❂ (@Sa_Gwang) January 7, 2023
Can you imagine the shock to your system and the mental fortitude needed for this? In case you’re wondering, Mount Elbrus’ elevation is 18,510 feet above sea level, and the temperature as of this writing is -27 degrees Fahrenheit.
ARE YOU F*CKING KIDDING ME???
Makhachev is just built different.
UFC 284 takes place Feb. 11 at RAC Arena in Perth, Australia, where it should be nice and warm. It’ll be Makhachev’s first title defense after submitting Charles Oliveira this past October as he attempts to prevent featherweight champion Volkanovski from earning champ-champ status.
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