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Khamzat Chimaev Believes He Would Finish Israel Adesanya & Kamaru Usman

Khamzat Chimaev is confident he would finish both Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman. At UFC Vegas 11, Chimaev had a highlight-reel one-punch KO win over Gerald Meerschaert. Following the win, many wondered how quickly he could earn a title shot, and what division. Yet, for the undefeated prospect, he says...

Ben Askren Isn’t Sold On Khamzat Chimaev Due To His Level Of Competition

Ben Askren isn't sure just how good Khamzat Chimaev is and he isn't buying the hype quite yet. Chimaev is set for his third UFC fight this Saturday when he battles Gerald Meerschaert. It will be Chimaev's toughest fight to date. Yet, he is still a massive favorite but Askren...

Gerald Meerschaert Finds It ‘Disrespectful’ The UFC Has Double-Booked Khamzat Chimaev

Gerald Meerschaert isn't too happy with the UFC double-booking Khamzat Chimaev. On September 19, Meerschaert is set to fight Chimaev, but the UFC has already announced he will be fighting Demian Maia on Fight Island if he wins. So, for Meerschaert he doesn't like the fact the UFC has double-booked his...

Khamzat Chimaev Booked For UFC Vegas 11 Fight, Targeted To Take On Demian Maia On Fight Island If He Wins

Khamzat Chimaev appears to have two fights booked. The rising star after his two appearances in a week on Fight Island is set to return to the Octagon on Sept. 19 against Gerald Meerschaert. Brazilian outlet, Combate was first to report the news. Chimaev made his UFC debut on July 15...

Dana White Says Travel Issues Are Keeping Khamzat Chimaev From Fighting Sooner

UFC president Dana White wanted another quick turnaround for Khamzat Chimaev but it hasn't been as easy as he hoped. Chimaev has made quite the impression early in his UFC run. His first two outings under the UFC banner were just 10 days apart. First, he submitted John Phillips in...

UFC Boss Dana White Unsure If Khamzat Chimaev Will Get Ranked Opponent Next

UFC president Dana White doesn't know whether or not Khamzat Chimaev's next opponent will be ranked. Chimaev has quickly garnered the attention of MMA fans and media members. The Chechnya born fighter, now residing in Sweden, has left many in awe of his fighting style. Many have said he's a...

Khamzat Chimaev Thinks Donald Cerrone Bout Would Be An ‘Easy Win’

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev thinks he'd easily defeat Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. Chimaev has quickly become a force to be reckoned with under the UFC banner. His first two bouts in the promotion were just 10 days apart. In his first bout, Chimaev earned a second-round submission over John Phillips. He...

Conor McGregor vs. Khamzat Chimaev? Probably Not, Says Dana White

Khamzat Chimaev wants a clash with Conor McGregor but it isn't likely to happen at this time. Despite having just two fights under the UFC banner, there are already high expectations for Chimaev. That's because the 8-0 welterweight has a fighting style reminiscent of Khabib Nurmagomedov. In fact, many believe...

Khamzat Chimaev Says He Traveled To Ireland In Hopes Of Fighting Conor McGregor

Khamzat Chimaev wanted to fight Conor McGregor badly enough that he traveled to Ireland. Chimaev has quickly received the attention of many within the MMA community. His first two UFC bouts were just 10 days apart. He made his promotional debut on July 15, submitting John Phillips in the second...

UFC President Dana White Gushes Over Khamzat Chimaev

UFC president Dana White likes what he sees from Khamzat Chimaev so far. Chimaev's first two bouts under the UFC banner were just 10 days apart. He made his promotional debut on July 15, submitting John Phillips in the second round via D'Arce choke. His performance was so impressive that...

Khamzat Chimaev May Have Another UFC Bout As Soon As August Or September

All aboard the Khamzat Chimaev hype train. Chimaev has quickly taken the MMA world by storm. "Borz" had fight fans buzzing with his second-round submission victory over John Phillips in his UFC debut. He followed that up with a first-round TKO win over Rhys McKee just 10 days later at...