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Big Update Provided On Khamzat Chimaev’s Return Status

Khamzat Chimaev is officially preparing for battle according to his manager, Ali Abdelaziz. It wasn’t too long ago that Khamzat Chimaev practically announced his retirement from MMA for the world to hear. This sudden decision was brought about due to ongoing struggles with COVID-19 that were persisting much longer than...

Chimaev Gives Positive Update, Could Fight “Once A Week” Upon Return

Khamzat Chimaev has provided very promising news about the progress of his recovery from COVID-19. Undefeated UFC prospect Khamzat Chimaev has not been able to display his skills in 2021 after steamrolling through 2020 with every bit of resistance from his opponents as the number of losses on his professional...

Neil Magny Has No Intention Of Waiting For Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev may not get his first opponent choice should he return in July as planned because Neil Magny has no intention of waiting around for him. Neil Magny has no plans of being Leon Edwards’d in 2021: sidelined indefinitely as the UFC tries to put together a fight against...

Khamzat Chimaev Targets Alligators, Sharks, & Magny In That Order

After announcing his impending return to competition yesterday, Khamzat Chimaev is now putting more earthly creatures on his smashing radar, including ranked UFC welterweight Neil Magny. Khamzat Chimaev is geared up and ready to return to action, and an ESPN report on Wednesday has revealed that his health is making...

Khamzat Chimaev Ends Retirement With Enthusiastic Announcement

Khamzat Chimaev wants UFC middleweights, welterweights, and perhaps every fighter on the active roster to know that they are not safe just yet. Undefeated phenom Khamzat Chimaev was the consensus breakout star of 2020, but it looked as though he might be a one-year wonder after struggles with COVID derailed...

Leon Edwards Hungry To Get Back In The Cage After Nearly Two Years

After a series of misfortunate events, UFC contender Leon Edwards is eager to get back into the octagon following a whopping 600-day layoff. Amidst the pandemic, Leon Edwards was dramatically affected by the virus after it ravaged most of England. Specifically, Edwards suffered lasting effects of COVID-19 for a...

Dana White’s Tone On Khamzat Chimaev’s Status Takes A Sharp Turn

Dana White isn’t as convinced about Khamzat Chimaev’s future in the UFC as he sounded just a couple of days ago.  2020 breakout star Khamzat Chimaev shocked the world when he kicked off the month of March with a retirement out of absolutely nowhere. He went from calling out Neil...

Head of Chechen Republic Claims He’s Convinced Chimaev Not To Retire

The Head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov claims that he has been able to talk Chimaev down from the retirement ledge. It has been a hectic past few days in the world of Khamzat Chimaev. First, Khamzat Chimaev came out and called out Neil Magny for a fight in...

Dana White Responds To Khamzat Chimaev’s “Retirement” Announcement

Dana White has come forward to assure the public that Khamzat Chimaev is not going anywhere. On Monday, UFC breakout star Khamzat Chimaev published an Instagram post that seemed to announce his retirement from MMA. Given the drastic COVID-19 complications that Chimaev has been enduring for the past several weeks,...

Khamzat Chimaev Appears To Announce His Retirement From MMA

Khamzat Chimaev has seemingly just announced his retirement from the sport of MMA. In an Instagram post released Monday evening, Khamzat Chimaev apparently called it a career after nine fights and at only 26 years of age (translation via Fightful): "I just want to say thank you all so much for...

Khamzat Chimaev Provides Update On Status & Next Opponent

Things are looking promising for a Khamzat Chimaev return to action in a few months. 2020 breakout star Khamzat Chimaev was primed to make a big splash in 2021 when taking on #3-ranked Leon Edwards on March 13. Unfortunately, the bout was canceled for a third time with Chimaev still...

Sonnen Slams UFC Welterweights For Being ‘Scared’ To Fight Chimaev

Chael Sonnen has slammed the top of the UFC's welterweight division. Although the welterweight division is one of the best divisions in the UFC, Sonnen is not a fan of it. The top guys are all clamouring for a title shot and don't appear open to fighting below them. For...

Update On Khamzat Chimaev’s Status & The Extent Of His COVID Battle

There is an update on the status of Khamzat Chimaev as well the extent to which he was struggling with his recent coronavirus complications.  Khamzat Chimaev was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Leon Edwards twice due to health complications after contracting COVID. After the latest withdrawal, it...

BREAKING: Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev Canceled for Third Time

Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev has been canceled for a third time. Dana White revealed to ESPN Thursday that Khamzat Chimaev is still suffering from COVID complications and has been forced to withdraw from his March 13 fight against Leon Edwards. With this third cancellation, Edwards vs. Chimaev has managed...

Leon Edwards Says Khamzat Chimaev Is In ‘For A Rude Awakening’ At UFC Vegas 21

Leon Edwards believes Khamzat Chimaev is in for a rude awakening at UFC Vegas 21 on March 13. Edwards and Chimaev have been booked two times previously but due to COVID-19 it was postponed. Now, they will finally meet in a very intriguing matchup. It will no doubt be Chimaev's...