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Khamzat Chimaev takes aim at Conor McGregor following UFC 257 loss to Dustin Poirier

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev took aim at promotional superstar Conor McGregor following his UFC 257 knockout loss to Dustin Poirier. Chimaev was one of a number of fighters who took …read more

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Mike Perry goes to bat for Conor McGregor following recent insults from Khamzat Chimaev

UFC welterweight Mike Perry has gone to bat for Conor McGregor after the Irishman was once again insulted by Khamzat Chimaev. Chimaev (9-0 MMA), a product of Ali Abdelaziz’s Dominance …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev takes shot at “chicken” Conor McGregor

Welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev has taken a shot at Conor McGregor ahead of the Irishman’s anticipated return to the Octagon. McGregor is slated to step back into the cage in …read more

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Up Next! Midweek Mayhem In Abu Dhabi!

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After COVID-19 once again postponed the main event showdown between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev, UFC called on …read more

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Video: John Gooden: Not many UK fighters have been as ‘unlucky’ as Leon Edwards

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Before UFC Fight Island 7, commentator John Gooden talks about what’s going on with Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev, next week’s trio of …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev re-opens as betting favorite for Leon Edwards fight

The betting odds for the new booking between welterweights Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev features Chimaev opening as the favorite this time. Edwards and Chimaev were previously set to fight …read more

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Sources: UFC trying again for Edwards-Chimaev

UFC has rebooked Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev for March 13 to serve as the main event of a Fight Night card, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev, Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane on Tap for March 13

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s March 13 event looks like it will have some pivotal bouts at the top of the card. …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooked for UFC Fight Night in March

The UFC is hoping that the third time’s a charm by booking Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev to headline a UFC Fight Night on March 13.

MMAWeekly.com confirmed the rebooking of …read more

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Edwards Vs Chimaev Rebooked For March 13

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will try, yet again, to have Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev face off in welterweight action, …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev Targeted To Headline March 13 Event

For the third time, Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been booked to headline a UFC event. After Chimaev knocked out Gerald Meerscheart, many fans called for him to fight …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev Targeted To Headline March 13 Event

For the third time, Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been booked to headline a UFC event. After Chimaev knocked out Gerald Meerscheart, many fans called for him to fight …read more

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Quote: UFC Planned To Use Magny As Chimaev/Edwards Replacement

Things did not go as Michael Chiesa expected after news came down that Khamzat Chimaev was out of the UFC Fight Island 8 main event. It has been over three …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooked to headline UFC event on March 13

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A long-awaited fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has finally been rescheduled to headline the upcoming UFC card taking place …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev gets new date, now scheduled for March 13

A welterweight fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been rescheduled once again, this time for the main event of a card on March 13. News of this matchup’s …read more

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Dana White confirms Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooked for March 13 main event

After seeing two prior attempts to book Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev fall through, UFC president Dana White is hoping the third time will be the charm.
White confirmed to MMA …read more

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Quote: UFC Planned To Use Magny As Chimaev/Edwards Replacement

Things did not go as Michael Chiesa expected after news came down that Khamzat Chimaev was out of the UFC Fight Island 8 main event. It has been over three …read more

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Gilbert Burns admits he thought UFC might give Khamzat Chimaev his title shot

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns admitted that he thought the UFC might have given Khamzat Chimaev his title shot. Burns was originally set to fight Kamaru Usman for the welterweight …read more

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Dana White updates on Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev bout: “I love that fight”

UFC President Dana White is still determined to book a fight between welterweight stars Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev. Edwards and Chimaev have been scheduled to fight twice now to …read more

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Michael Chiesa thought fight with Neil Magny wouldn’t happen at UFC Fight Island 8 after Khamzat Chimaev scratch

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When Michael Chiesa woke up a little over a week ago and saw that Khamzat Chimaev was …read more

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Leon Edwards reveals he offered to fight Magny and Chiesa but UFC said no

Leon Edwards wanted to remain on the January 20 fight card. Originally, Edwards was set to headline the card against Khamzat Chimaev but the Swede was still recovering from COVID-19 …read more

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Edwards: I offered to fight Magny or Chiesa, but UFC said no

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Edwards was supposed to fight Khamzat Chimaev on January 20th. Leon Edwards has gone well over …read more

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Leon Edwards claims he tried fight on January 20, and Chimaev “straight after,” but UFC refused

Leon Edwards claims he wanted to fight Michael Chiesa or Neil Magny on January 20, and then Khamzat Chimaev immediately after, but the UFC wasn’t on board. Edwards was originally …read more

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Neil Magny believes UFC’s push of Khamzat Chimaev could be “a positive for everybody”

Neil Magny has no objection to the big promotional push the UFC is giving Khamzat Chimaev. In fact, he’s on board with it. Khamzat Chimaev is one of the most …read more

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Neil Magny Argues Why No One Should Complain About Chimaev’s Push

Neil Magny believes that all the hype surrounding UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev is a great thing for the sport of MMA and even other fighters. There are some people who …read more

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Neil Magny happy to take main event slot, but he actually applauds the hype surrounding Khamzat Chimaev

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On Jan. 20, Neil Magny will compete in his third UFC main event as he faces off with Michael Chiesa in …read more

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Who were the most exciting new UFC fighters of the year?

Was it Khaos Williams? Was it Jordan Leavitt? Was it Khamzat Chimaev?

There were numerous fighters that made their UFC debuts during the pandemic plagued 2020 schedule. Many of them seized …read more

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Chiesa vs. Magny elevated to UFC Fight Island 8 main event

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev will be rescheduled. Again. The UFC Fight Island 8 main event will …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev’s ‘lungs did not recover 100%’ from COVID-19

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Lung problems stemming from his positive COVID-19 test forced Khamzat Chimaev out of his fight with Leon Edwards next month. …read more

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Chiesa vs. Magny Jan. 20 Main Event, Edwards/Chimaev To Be Rebooked

Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny will now headline UFC Fight Night 185 after the promotion made the decision to reschedule Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev for the second time. It …read more

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Michael Chiesa vs. Neil Magny elevated to UFC Fight Island 8 main event

It appears that Leon Edwards will not remain on the UFC Fight Island 8 card after Khamzat Chimaev dropped out of the bout. A welterweight bout between Michael Chiesa and …read more

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Chiesa vs. Magny Jan. 20 Main Event, Edwards/Chimaev To Be Rebooked

Michael Chiesa and Neil Magny will now headline UFC Fight Night 185 after the promotion made the decision to reschedule Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev for the second time. It …read more

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Leon Edwards-Khamzat Chimaev pushed back; Neil Magny-Michael Chiesa new Jan. 20 main event

UFC president Dana White is determined to see the twice-scheduled, twice-postponed bout between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev through.
The highly anticipated welterweight fight was first scheduled for Dec. 19, but …read more

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Dana White names his top three fighters to watch for in 2021

UFC president Dana White named his top three fighters to watch for in 2021, pointing out Khamzat Chimaev, Kevin Holland, and Joaquin Buckley. White was a guest on the “SHOUT! …read more

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Injury Keeps Thompson From Edwards Fight

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has still not revealed what it intends to Leon Edwards after Khamzat Chimaev was forced out …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from Edwards fight due to COVID-19 complications, says manager

Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from his planned fight with Leon Edwards due to complications stemming from his recent COVID-19 infection, according to his manager. Chimaev was slated to fight Edwards in …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev still recovering from battle with COVID-19, forced to drop out of Leon Edwards fight

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Khamzat Chimaev has been a human wrecking machine since first arriving in the UFC, but the highly touted prospect had …read more

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COVID-19 complications knocked Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8

Khamzat Chimaev’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, on Wednesday revealed that his client’s withdrawal from the UFC Fight Island 8 headliner was caused by lingering health complications stemming from COVID-19.

Chimaev had COVID-19 …read more

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COVID-19 complications led to Khamzat Chimaev's withdrawal from Leon Edwards bout

COVID-19 once again was the reason for a major UFC fight being canceled.
Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from his bout against Leon Edwards on Tuesday due to complications from coronavirus, which hindered …read more

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Reason for Chimaev Withdrawal Revealed; UFC Seeking Replacement

Leon Edwards is likely to remain on the January 20 Fight Night card, and we now have information on what caused Khamzat Chimaev out of the event. Leon Edwards was …read more

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Reason for Chimaev Withdrawal Revealed; UFC Seeking Replacement

Leon Edwards is likely to remain on the January 20 Fight Night card, and we now have information on what caused Khamzat Chimaev out of the event. Leon Edwards was …read more

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Leon Edwards Calls Out Jorge Masvidal For Jan. 20 Headliner

Leon Edwards’ efforts of securing his next opponent has come full circle after his fight against Khamzat Chimaev fell through once again. It was reported earlier today that Khamzat Chimaev …read more

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Edwards Wants Masvidal To Replace Chimaev

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I guess Leon Edwards wants the fourth piece (and a hot apple pie).
Shortly after undefeated prospect Khamzat Chimaev was …read more

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UFC's Leon Edwards calls on Jorge Masvidal to step up after Khamzat Chimaev withdrawal

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards doesn’t want to sit around waiting to fight.
On Tuesday, Edwards lost his UFC Fight Night opponent after rapidly rising prospect Khamzat Chimaev withdrew from their …read more

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Leon Edwards Calls Out Jorge Masvidal For Jan. 20 Headliner

Leon Edwards’ efforts of securing his next opponent has come full circle after his fight against Khamzat Chimaev fell through once again. It was reported earlier today that Khamzat Chimaev …read more

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Kevin Holland Volunteers To Replace Chimaev & Face Leon Edwards

Kevin Holland wants to replace Khamzat Chimaev and take on Leon Edwards in the Jan. 20 Fight Night headliner. It was revealed this morning that UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev will …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Out of Jan. 20 Fight Against Leon Edwards

Another year, another fight cancellation for Leon Edwards, as his 2021 debut against Khamzat Chimaev is off once again. Originally reported by Frontkick and since confirmed, Khamzat Chimaev is out …read more

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Kevin Holland Volunteers To Replace Chimaev & Face Leon Edwards

Kevin Holland wants to replace Khamzat Chimaev and take on Leon Edwards in the Jan. 20 Fight Night headliner. It was revealed this morning that UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev will …read more

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Leon Edwards: “Where that b*tch Jorge at?”

Leon Edwards has issued a scathing callout of his fellow UFC welterweight contender and arch nemesis Jorge Masvidal. Edwards was previously slated to take on Khamzat Chimaev in the main …read more

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Kevin Holland Volunteers To Replace Chimaev & Face Leon Edwards

Kevin Holland wants to replace Khamzat Chimaev and take on Leon Edwards in the Jan. 20 Fight Night headliner. It was revealed this morning that UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev will …read more

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Kevin Holland, welterweight contenders line up to challenge Leon Edwards with Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8

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If the UFC matchmakers need a replacement for the promotion’s Jan. 20 main event, they have plenty of …read more

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Sources: Chimaev withdraws from Edwards fight

The fight between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev on Jan. 20 will not happen, sources confirmed to ESPN. …read more

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Neil Magny, Kevin Holland want Leon Edwards fight with Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC headliner

The UFC has no shortage of options for a replacement to its UFC Fight Night headliner on Jan. 20, as it appears that both Neil Magny and Kevin Holland are …read more

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Kevin Holland Volunteers To Replace Chimaev & Face Leon Edwards

Kevin Holland wants to replace Khamzat Chimaev and take on Leon Edwards in the Jan. 20 Fight Night headliner. It was revealed this morning that UFC phenom Khamzat Chimaev will …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8 headliner; Kevin Holland offers to step in

The UFC Fight Night headlining bout between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev has been canceled for the second time in two months.

Edwards and Chimaev were initially scheduled to headline UFC …read more

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Stewart: Chimaev ‘ripped’ my ear and took ‘filling out of my tooth’

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A UFC middleweight vouches for Khamzat Chimaev’s strength and grappling acumen. Khamzat Chimaev’s hype-train has been on overdrive lately, and …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Out of Jan. 20 Fight Against Leon Edwards

Another year, another fight cancellation for Leon Edwards, as his 2021 debut against Khamzat Chimaev is off once again. Originally reported by Frontkick and since confirmed, Khamzat Chimaev is out …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Out of Jan. 20 Fight Against Leon Edwards

Another year, another fight cancellation for Leon Edwards, as his 2021 debut against Khamzat Chimaev is off once again. Originally reported by Frontkick and since confirmed, Khamzat Chimaev is out …read more

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‘Borz’ Bounced From UFC Fight Island 8

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The welterweight headliner between undefeated prospect Khamzat Chimaev and top contender Leon Edwards has been scrapped, yet again, after “Borz” …read more

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Report: Khamzat Chimaev out of Leon Edwards fight due to COVID-19 infection

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Combate reports that Khamzat Chimaev has contracted coronavirus. Late last night news broke that a main event fight between …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev ruled out of UFC Fight Island headliner with Leon Edwards

The matchup between Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards has been scrapped once again.
Chimaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has been forced out of the UFC Fight Night headliner on Jan. 20 …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev out of UFC Fight Island 8 main event with Leon Edwards

Khamzat Chimaev (right) needed just 17 seconds to stop Gerald Meerschaert (left) in his most recent UFC bout | Zuffa LLC

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Darren Stewart details injuries he sustained in training sessions with Khamzat Chimaev

Training with Khamzat Chimaev is a physically taxing experience, according to British UFC middleweight contender Darren Stewart. Chimaev was the breakout UFC star of summer, 2020. The Chechen-Swede first picked …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev vows to smash “chicken” Conor McGregor for messing with his “big brother”

Khamzat Chimaev has vowed to smash Conor McGregor after the Irishman took aim at his “big brother” on Christmas evening. After announcing that he is expecting his third child with …read more

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Darren Stewart not UFC's only dentist: Khamzat Chimaev 'took a filling out of my tooth'

Count middleweight Darren Stewart among those who believe Khamzat Chimaev could be the next big thing in the UFC.
During a recent interview with the “AbzTalks,” Stewart shared details of a …read more

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Conor McGregor takes shots at Ali Abdelaziz, Khamzat Chimaev responds

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It doesn’t look like Conor McGregor and his rivals will be turning the page heading into the new …read more

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Stephen Thompson Says He Will Consider Khamzat Chimaev The ‘Real Deal’ If He Beats Leon Edwards

Stephen Thompson, like many, still have a lot of unanswered questions surrounding Khamzat Chimaev. In the main event of the January 20 Fight Night card, Chimaev is set to battle …read more

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Stephen Thompson Says He Will Consider Khamzat Chimaev The ‘Real Deal’ If He Beats Leon Edwards

Stephen Thompson, like many, still have a lot of unanswered questions surrounding Khamzat Chimaev. In the main event of the January 20 Fight Night card, Chimaev is set to battle …read more

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Stephen Thompson says he will consider Khamzat Chimaev “the real deal” only if he beats Leon Edwards

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson says he will consider top prospect Khamzat Chimaev “the real deal” only if he beats Leon Edwards. Thompson was one of the top-ranked welterweights who were …read more

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Geoff Neal: Khamzat Chimaev’s Push Has Nothing To Do With Fighting

Geoff Neal understands why Khamzat Chimaev is getting pushed to the moon by the UFC, and he thinks it has nothing to do with fighting merits. While some fighters land …read more

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Geoff Neal: Khamzat Chimaev’s Push Has Nothing To Do With Fighting

Geoff Neal understands why Khamzat Chimaev is getting pushed to the moon by the UFC, and he thinks it has nothing to do with fighting merits. While some fighters land …read more

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Geoff Neal sees both sides to Khamzat Chimaev getting Leon Edwards fight

Streaking welterweight contender Geoff Neal is prepared to compete in his biggest fight yet. But originally, he wasn’t supposed to be UFC Vegas 17’s main event. On December 19, Neal …read more

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Geoff Neal can’t fault Khamzat Chimaev for capitalizing on his own hype but ‘hell no’ he hasn’t earned it in the cage yet

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC welterweight contender Geoff Neal considers himself a man of action rather than words.
With an undefeated run in the promotion including …read more

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Kevin Holland calls Khamzat Chimaev a “wannabe gangster”

UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland called Khamzat Chimaev a “wannabe gangster” after hearing “crickets” following his recent call-out. Holland knocked out veteran Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256 last weekend with …read more

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Kevin Holland Explains Why He Wants To Fight Khamzat Chimaev

Kevin Holland wants to fight Khamzat Chimaev. After Holland knocked out Jacare Souza at UFC 256, he used his post-fight interview to call out Chimaev for this Saturday’s card. Although …read more

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Video: Holland not buying Chimaev hype

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UFC 256 victor Kevin Holland doesn’t see why there’s so much fuss around Khamzat Chimaev. Few made bigger impressions this …read more

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Stephen Thompson: Khamzat Chimaev’s promotional push is “a slap in the face to everybody who’s worked their butts off’

Stephen Thompson says the push Khamzat Chimaev is getting from the UFC is “”a slap in the face to everybody who’s worked their butts off” in the promotion. Chimaev was …read more

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Morning Report: Stephen Thompson calls Khamzat Chimaev’s UFC push ‘a slap in the face to everybody who’s worked their butts off’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This upcoming weekend, the UFC will end its 2020 campaign with the final fight card of the year, and the biggest …read more

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Kevin Holland questions Khamzat Chimaev's reputation, fancies middleweight bout with 'Borz'

LAS VEGAS – Kevin Holland has already won five fights in 2020, but if the right situation came up, he’d be more than happy to make an instant turnaround and …read more

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Stephen Thompson: Chimaev’s Push Is A Slap In The Face To Fighters

Stephen Thompson feels that Khamzat Chimaev should have accomplished much more before being thrust onto the top of the welterweight division. Khamzat Chimaev is 3 for 3 in his …read more

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Video: Kevin Holland on potential Khamzat Chimaev fight: ‘He hasn’t beat anyone with a win in the UFC’

LAS VEGAS — Middleweight Kevin Holland spoke with reporters backstage at the UFC APEX following his incredible first-round KO win over Ronaldo Souza at UFC 256. “Trailblazer” discussed having mixed …read more

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Kevin Holland Not Impressed by Khamzat Chimaev’s Heavily Hyped 2020 Campaign

For the record, Kevin Holland doesn’t mind giving out credit where credit is due. …read more

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Video | Kevin Holland issues a challenge to Khamzat Chimaev

UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland has issued a challenge to Khamzat Chimaev, challenging him to a fight at next week’s UFC Vegas 17. Holland is one of the most active …read more

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UFC 256 results: Kevin Holland earns highlight reel knockout against ‘Jacare’ Souza, calls out Khamzat Chimaev

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Kevin Holland capped off his 2020 in spectacular fashion while earning his fifth win of the year.
The always outspoken middleweight …read more

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Edwards vs. Chimaev targeted for Jan. 20

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Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev will meet a month after their original fight date. Leon Edwards …read more

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Kevin Holland aims to be ‘overnight alligator catcher’ at UFC 256, wants to fight Khamzat Chimaev on Dec. 19

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When Kevin Holland tested positive for COVID-19, and was subsequently removed from his main event matchup with Jack Hermasson, many …read more

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Stephen Thompson: Khamzat Chimaev's big UFC push is 'just ridiculous to me'

Stephen Thompson feels slightly disrespected by the promotional push Khamzat Chimaev has been receiving from the UFC.
In just his fourth UFC fight, Chimaev finds himself in a potential title eliminator …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev Rescheduled for Jan. 20 Fight Night

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev have a new date lined up for their welterweight scrap. 2020 played host to phase one of the meteoric rise of Khamzat Chimaev, and 2021 …read more

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Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev targeted to headline January event on Fight Island

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev are expected to headline a Fight Night card on Fight Island. Originally, Edwards and Chimaev were expected to headline the final event of 2020 on …read more

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Dana White plans to rebook Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev as Jan. 20 headliner on Fight Island

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After COVID-19 cancelled their first scheduled meeting at UFC Vegas 17, UFC President Dana White plans to rebook Leon Edwards …read more

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Dana White: UFC targets Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev rebooking for Jan. 20 event

Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev won’t be taking place in 2020, as originally scheduled. It will, however, still happen – just at a later date.
UFC president Dana White revealed in …read more

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Leon Edwards Eases Concerns About Upcoming Khamzat Chimaev Fight

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev will not be headlining the December 19 card, but the fight will still take place if Leon Edwards has anything to say about it. After …read more

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Leon Edwards Eases Concerns About Upcoming Khamzat Chimaev Fight

Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev will not be headlining the December 19 card, but the fight will still take place if Leon Edwards has anything to say about it. After …read more

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UFC Fight Night 183 poster released: New headliners Stephen Thompson, Geoff Neal featured

The UFC’s final event of 2020 has encountered some recent lineup changes – including losing its then-scheduled main event between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev.
With a new main event, UFC …read more

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Wonderboy vs. Neal to headline UFC Vegas 17

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Following the recent cancellation of Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev, a planned welterweight bout between Stephen Thompson …read more

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Anthony Pettis Explains Why He’s Fighting Alex Morono: ‘I’m Not Obsessing About Getting Back To A Belt’

Anthony Pettis is returning to the Octagon on December 19. After Leon Edwards vs. Khamzat Chimaev was off, it was reported Pettis was stepping up on short notice to battle …read more

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Thompson vs Neal New UFC Vegas 17 Headliner

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After the highly-anticipated Welterweight scrap between Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev — which was set to headline …read more

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Leon Edwards releases statement after COVID-19 KOs him from UFC Vegas 17

The UFC’s final event of a pandemic plagued 2020 could not go unscathed by COVID-19. Leon Edwards and his UFC Vegas 17 headlining bout opposite Khamzat Chimaev became the latest …read more

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Neil Magny open to fighting Khamzat Chimaev on short notice

Veteran UFC welterweight Neil Magny says he’s open to fighting top prospect Khamzat Chimaev on short notice later this month at UFC Vegas 17. Chimaev was set to face off …read more

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UFC's Leon Edwards issues statement on withdrawal from Khamzat Chimaev bout

UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards is staying in good spirits despite his most recent career setback.
Edwards was forced to withdraw from his main event bout against Khamzat Chimaev at UFC …read more

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