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Giga Chikadze Says He’s The People’s Champ Of The UFC FW Division

Giga Chikadze wants his respect.  The Georgian striker is fresh off the biggest win of his career after finishing Edson Barboza in his most recent outing. Chikadze showcased just how good his pinpoint striking is en route to the signature victory. He believes the showing was enough to boost him...

Giga Chikadze: Nobody Strikes Like Me, Not Even Israel Adesanya

Giga Chikadze believes he's the most unique striker in MMA even more so than UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya. Chikadze has been making waves in the UFC featherweight division. He has had three straight "Performance of the Night" bonuses. He's fresh off the biggest win of his pro MMA career,...

Chikadze To Discuss Potential UFC 266 Backup Role With Dana White

Giga Chikadze is looking to be the backup fighter for the featherweight title fight between Alex Volkanovski and Brian Ortega at UFC 266 and he plans to discuss it with Dana White. In the lead-up to Chikadze's first UFC main event fight against Edson Barboza, the Georgian mentioned it as...

Giga Chikadze Baffled Yair Rodriguez Remains Ranked Above Him

UFC featherweight Giga Chikadze says he's "upset" to remain below Yair Rodriguez after the latest rankings update, which saw him rise just two places to #8. Chikadze jumped two spots in the 145-pound division following his latest impressive victory last weekend. Against elite striker Edson Barboza in the UFC Vegas...

UFC Rankings Report: The Panel Does Not Meet Giga Chikadze’s Demand

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Vegas 35! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: No Changes Women’s Pound for Pound: No Changes Strawweight: No Changes Women’s Flyweight: No Changes Women’s Bantamweight: No Changes Women’s Featherweight: N/A Flyweight: No Changes   Bantamweight: Raulian Paiva is out of the rankings, and Song Yadong...

MMA Fans React To Paul/Woodley & UFC Vegas 35 Results

The Pulse of MMA: Fan Reactions To The Sport’s Biggest Stories Here are some of the raw reactions from the MMA community to the sport’s hottest stories! Paul Def. Woodley Via Decision, Rematch If Woodley Gets Tattoo Last night, Jake Paul defeated Tyron Woodley via split decision. The world was talking about...

Chikadze Demands To Be Ranked Higher Than Inactive Yair Rodriguez

UFC featherweight Giga Chikadze has suggested that his UFC Vegas 35 win should ascend him into the division's top-three and above the inactive Yair Rodriguez. Chikadze, who made his promotional debut in 2019, competed in his first UFC main event this past weekend opposite elite striker Edson Barboza. Against the...

Giga Chikadze Willing To Wait For Title Shot After UFC Vegas 35 Victory

Giga Chikadze believes he's done enough to earn a shot at the UFC featherweight championship, and he's willing to wait for it. At UFC Vegas 35, Giga Chikadze was able to boost his argument of being the best striker in the UFC when he defeated Edson Barboza. Barboza has long...

Fighters React To Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze At UFC Vegas 35

Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze brought a slugfest in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 35 event on Saturday night (August 28, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. As seen in the fight, both guys had a feeling out process...

UFC Vegas 35 Highlights: Giga Chikadze Finishes Edson Barboza

Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze was a memorable main event.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (August 28, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 35 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. The first round was slow with some moments as Giga managed to rock...

UFC Vegas 35: Barboza vs. Chikadze Preview & Weigh-In Results

The weigh-in results have now wrapped up, and we've got your final preview for UFC Vegas 35 right here. UFC Vegas 35 takes place tomorrow night from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Following today's weigh-ins, all fights will proceed as scheduled, and there was only one fighter who...

UFC Vegas 35: Barboza vs. Chikadze Preview/Prediction

Fast-twitch strikers will meet in the middle of the Octagon on Saturday night as Giga Chikadze and Edson Barboza look to make their featherweight ascent. After a turbulent string of losses in the 155-pound weight class, the hard-kicking Brazilian moved down in weight to hunt gold in a different division....

Giga Chikadze: Barboza Will Be Shocked At My Striking Superiority

Giga Chikadze is feeling confident ahead of his showdown with Edson Barboza. #10-ranked featherweight contender Chikadze is set to face #9-ranked Barboza in what many expect to be a striking extravaganza for the ages. The bout will take place this weekend at the UFC APEX as the main headline event....

Edson Barboza To Giga Chikadze: “If You Stand In Front Of Me, I Hurt You”

UFC featherweight Edson Barboza has sent a warning to fellow contender Giga Chikadze ahead of their five-round main event on August 28. Barboza, who made the move down to 145 pounds in 2020 following back-to-back losses against Justin Gaethje and Paul Felder, is set for his first headlining fight in...

Edson Barboza vs Giga Chikadze To Headline August 28 Fight Night Event

Giga Chikadze's chase for a high-profile fight in the featherweight division has come to an end. MMA fans have a kickboxing delight on their hands when scintillating strikers Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze face off in the August 28 Fight Night main event. News of the pairing was first reported...