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UFC contender Khamzat Chimaev visits Ramzan Kadyrov in Chechnya, spars with dictator’s children

Chimaev also gifted Kadyrov, who currently faces U.S. sanctions, with a pair of boxing gloves. Approximately one month removed from his victory against welterweight contender Gilbert Burns at UFC 273, …read more

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Luke Rockhold says it was “a wise move” for Khamzat Chimaev to turn him down

Luke Rockhold believes it was a smart move by Khamzat Chimaev to turn him down.
While Rockhold was hinting at a return to the Octagon earlier this year, he claims he …read more

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Kamaru Usman won't give Khamzat Chimaev special placement: 'They're just competitors, and I see no face'

PHOENIX – While many consider Khamzat Chimaev a standout in the UFC welterweight division, champion Kamaru Usman just sees another contender.
Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) refuses to give Chimaev any …read more

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Diaz Accepts Chandler’s Challenge

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If fights against Dustin Poirier and Khamzat Chimaev aren’t going to happen, Nate Diaz is all for a showdown against …read more

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Oliveira Invites Ferguson To Train Together, Chimaev Also Shows Support

Charles Oliveira and Khamzat Chimaev reached out to Tony Ferguson on social media following the former interim champion’s UFC 274 loss.

Ferguson suffered his fourth-straight loss to Michael Chandler at UFC …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev claims Nate Diaz has turned him down “10 times”

Khamzat Chimaev says Nate Diaz has turned him down 10 times.
Since joining the UFC, Chimaev has become a massive star and there have recently been rumblings that the promotion wanted …read more

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Dana White addresses Nate Diaz vs. Khamzat Chimaev possibility after matchmaking board leak

PHOENIX – While it’s not a done deal, UFC president Dana White still wants to match up Khamzat Chimaev with Nate Diaz.
The UFC’s matchmaking board could be seen in a …read more

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Dana White Sets Record Straight On Recent Chimaev/Diaz Reports

Dana White is providing some clarification on the recent reports that Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz is around the corner.

Last week, the UFC’s matchmaking board was captured on camera during …read more

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Belal Muhammad: Khamzat Chimaev 'definitely a tougher test' than Colby Covington

Of his two desired matchups, Belal Muhammad thinks Khamzat Chimaev would be a harder fight than Colby Covington.
After avenging his loss to Vicente Luque last month in the UFC on …read more

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‘Usman almost sent him to heaven!’ — Khamzat fires back at Masvidal

Rising welterweight Khamzat Chimaev celebrates following his decision victory over Gilbert Burns at UFC 273. | Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

“I saw Masvidal still …read more

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Jorge Masvidal verbally agrees to fight Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight star Jorge Masvidal has verbally agreed to fight Gilbert Burns next.
The Brazilian is fresh off a ‘Fight of the Night’ loss with Khamzat Chimaev last month. The bout …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Re-Ups On Nate Diaz Callout After Matchmaking Leak

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev is ready and willing to face Nate Diaz should the UFC go forward with their leaked matchmaking plan.

The UFC’s matchmaking board was leaked on social …read more

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Photo | UFC match board insinuates Nate Diaz is fighting Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 276

It appears the UFC is interested in making Nate Diaz vs. Khamzat Chimaev for UFC 276.
The UFC war room has a list of all the upcoming events and fights on …read more

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Li Jingliang calls out former UFC title challenger Jorge Masvidal: “Let’s see who’s the best striker in Miami”

Li Jingliang is calling out former UFC title challenger Jorge Masvidal.
Li Jingliang, (18-7 MMA), is looking for his next opponent after his loss to Khamzat Chimaev (11-0 MMA) back in …read more

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Chimaev Takes His Training To Spain Following Burns Victory

Despite his three-round war with Gilbert Burns at UFC 273, Khamzat Chimaev is already back into the swing of things in the gym, and is hard at work preparing for …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev responds to criticism from Jorge Masvidal: “How can you say that after getting KO’d stiff?”

Khamzat Chimaev did not mince words while responding to the recent comments made by fellow UFC star Jorge Masvidal.
Chimaev (11-0 MMA) extended his perfect professional record to 11-0 at last …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Reveals History-Making UFC Ambition

While he’s set his immediate sights on the welterweight title, rising star Khamzat Chimaev wants to collect a history-making sum of gold in the UFC.

In 2018, he made his MMA …read more

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Gilbert Burns explains why he “exploded crying” after loss to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273

Gilbert Burns has explained why he was so emotional following his defeat to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273.
While he may not have had his hand raised at UFC 273, Gilbert …read more

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Burns Explains Why He Cried After Chimaev Loss

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has described the emotion that overcame him after defeat to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273.

It’s been over two weeks since Burns and Chimaev went to …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev responds to fans suggesting Darren Till had a negative impact on his UFC 273 fight camp: “There is no bad influence”

Khamzat Chimaev has responded to fans suggesting that Darren Till had a negative impact on his fight camp for UFC 273.
Chimaev (11-0 MMA) collided with former UFC title challenger Gilbert …read more

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Khamzat Defends Friendship With Till: ‘There Is No Bad Influence’

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Many people were so surprised to see Khamzat Chimaev look human in his matchup against Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 …read more

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Whittaker Shares The Factor That Helped Chimaev Survive Burns Fight

Robert Whittaker believes there is a reason why Khamzat Chimaev beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 273.

Chimaev was set to face Burns in the toughest test of his career, but he …read more

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Coach Reveals Desired Opponent & Timeline For Chimaev’s Return

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev’s coach has laid out his desired plan for the Chechen-born Swede’s second appearance of the year.

Heading into 2022, not many fighters had the sort of …read more

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Dominick Cruz shares some career advice for Khamzat Chimaev: “If the leeches pull you away from the leadership what do we have?”

Dominick Cruz is sharing some career advice for Khamzat Chimaev.
Cruz, (24-3 MMA) is a former two-time UFC Bantamweight Champion who last fought in December of 2021 at UFC 269, defeating …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: Gilbert Burns was good test for Khamzat Chimaev, 'but you can't fight like this at the elite level'

Georges St-Pierre thinks Khamzat Chimaev’s war with Gilbert Burns will be a valuable lesson for him.
Chimaev (11-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) outlasted Burns (20-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) in an April 9 firefight …read more

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After Lunch Meeting with Dana White, Gilbert Burns Targets Chimaev Rematch

Even though he fell two spots in the UFC welterweight rankings after a unanimous decision loss to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273, Gilbert Burns doesn’t regret the decision to take …read more

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Georges St-Pierre weighs in on Khamzat Chimaev’s performance against Gilbert Burns: “You can’t fight like this at the elite level”

Georges St-Pierre has offered some constructive criticism to Khamzat Chimaev following his recent win over Gilbert Burns.
At UFC 273 earlier this month, Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns went to war …read more

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Gilbert Burns doubts Colby Covington accepts fight vs. Khamzat Chimaev: 'He picks and chooses'

Colby Covington vs. Khamzat Chimaev seems to be in the UFC’s plans, but maybe not in Covington’s, that’s at least according to Gilbert Burns.
The UFC welterweight contender and former title …read more

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‘170?’ — Burns open to welcome Poirier to welterweight division

Gilbert Burns weighs in ahead of his welterweight fight against Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 in Jacksonville, Florida. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Coach admits he was upset that Khamzat Chimaev brawled with Gilbert Burns: ‘Stop jeopardizing this’

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Khamzat Chimaev’s win over Gilbert Burns wasn’t exactly picturesque and his coach let him know it.
Coach Andreas Michael was in …read more

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After Lunch Meeting with Dana White, Gilbert Burns Targets Chimaev Rematch, Other Big Fights

Even though he fell two spots in the UFC welterweight rankings after a unanimous decision loss to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273, Gilbert Burns doesn’t regret the decision to take …read more

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Belal (Not Colby) To Get ‘Borz’ Fight?

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That’s according to Chael Sonnen. Undefeated UFC welterweight rising star Khamzat Chimaev blasted his way into 170-pound title contention with …read more

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Sonnen Suggests Covington Won’t Accept Chimaev Fight

Chael Sonnen doesn’t believe welterweight star Colby Covington will accept a much-discussed fight against rising contender Khamzat Chimaev.

At UFC 273 earlier this month, Chimaev cemented his status as a legitimate …read more

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Chael Sonnen Names The Fighter Most Likely To Be Next Double Champ

MMA analyst and former mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen predicts that Khamzat Chimaev will likely be the next ‘champ champ’ in the UFC.

“The Bad Guy” Chael Sonnen has a …read more

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Brady On UFC 273 Chimaev Criticisms: ‘What Did You Expect Him To Do?’

UFC welterweight Sean Brady feels that some fans have been far too critical of Khamzat Chimaev’s recent performance against Gilbert Burns.

Since defeating Burns at UFC 273, Chimaev has been on …read more

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#9-Ranked UFC Welterweight Sean Brady Names Ideal Next Opponent

Rising UFC welterweight contender Sean Brady has looked ahead to his next fight and revealed who he’d like to share the Octagon with.

With all the talk of Khamzat Chimaev rising …read more

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Belal Muhammad sees himself as Khamzat Chimaev’s next opponent: “Colby’s not taking that fight”

UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad foresees himself fighting Khamzat Chimaev.
The 33-year-old was last seen in action last weekend at UFC Vegas 51. Muhammad faced Vicente Luque in a rematch of …read more

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Stephens: Watching Chimaev/Burns Fired Me Up For Collard War At PFL 1

PFL lightweight Jeremy Stephens has named the war between Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns as a motivation behind his own barnburner against Clay Collard.

If fans thought the Fight of the …read more

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Belal Muhammad makes his case for a matchup opposite Khamzat Chimaev

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Belal Muhammad doesn’t think Colby Covington will …read more

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Belal Muhammad views Khamzat Chimaev as most likely next: ‘Colby’s not taking that fight’

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Belal Muhammad would welcome fights against either Khamzat Chimaev or Colby Covington next, but he only expects one to actually …read more

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‘I don’t think sh-t of him’ — Jorge Masvidal not sold on Khamzat Chimaev

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Jorge Masvidal shares his thoughts on Khamzat Chimaev: “They talk big about everybody they think they can get money from”

Jorge Masvidal has shared his thoughts on Khamzat Chimaev.
Khamzat (11-1 MMA) seems to be the fighter everyone is talking about. The Swede is just coming off a unanimous decision win …read more

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Robert Whittaker out of UFC 275, Marvin Vettori turns attention to Darren Till and Khamzat Chimaev

Marvin Vettori needs a new opponent for UFC 275.
Tuesday night, Vettori (18-5-1 MMA, 8-3-1 UFC) announced that Robert Whittaker (23-6 MMA, 14-4 UFC) is out of their June 11 matchup at …read more

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Robert Whittaker out of UFC 275; Marvin Vettori calls for fights against Darren Till or Khamzat Chimaev

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Robert Whittaker has been forced to drop out of his upcoming fight at UFC 275 against Marvin Vettori for undisclosed …read more

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Daniel Cormier: 'Dark Horse' Sean Brady deserves big opportunity vs. Vicente Luque

With the welterweight division booming, Daniel Cormier thinks one particular fighter needs to be included in the mix.
New contenders such as Khamzat Chimaev and Belal Muhammad have emerged in the …read more

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Muhammad Targets Revenge Against ‘Troll’ Chimaev In 5-Round Fight

UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad believes a collision with rising star Khamzat Chimaev is a logical next matchup for him.

This past weekend, Muhammad had the chance to appear in his …read more

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Matt Brown: ‘The hype is real’ about Khamzat Chimaev, but ‘I didn’t see anything’ to believe he’ll beat Kamaru Usman

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Khamzat Chimaev had a lot to prove in his fight against Gilbert Burns at UFC 273.
Despite an unblemished record and …read more

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Marvin Vettori suggests Robert Whittaker is out of UFC 275, challenges Khamzat Chimaev and Darren Till: “I’m willing to die just show up”

UFC middleweight Marvin Vettori has suggested that Robert Whittaker is now out of their scheduled fight at UFC 275.
Later this year at UFC 275 in Singapore, fans will be treated …read more

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Gilbert Burns says Dana White has promised him a “big fight” next following war with Khamzat Chimaev

Gilbert Burns will be getting a big fight his next time out.
At UFC 273, Burns took the risk of fighting rising star Khamzat Chimaev, this despite being ranked much higher …read more

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Chimaev Opens Up On UFC 273 Disappointment In Behind-The-Scenes Video

Khamzat Chimaev is looking back at his UFC 273 performance.

Rising welterweight star Khamzat Chimaev has never been closer to a UFC title shot before. His performance and win over Gilbert …read more

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Burns: ‘Thrilled’ Dana White promised me a ‘big fight’ after war with Chimaev

Gilbert Burns lost to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Gilbert Burns might be reward for his …read more

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Fighter vs. Writer: Belal Muhammad expects Khamzat Chimaev next; Corey Anderson addresses Vadim Nemkov stoppage

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Belal Muhammad and Corey Anderson join episode 32 of The Fighter vs. The Writer to discuss their fights from this …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Wasn’t Exposed By Gilbert Burns, But His Flaws Were

Perhaps no fighter in MMA history had received so much hype as Khamzat Chimaev prior to UFC 273. Shrouded in an aura of invincibility, the 27-year-old had been attributed almost …read more

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Till explains how UFC 273 changed Chimaev ‘as a fighter’ and ‘as a man’

Khamzat Chimaev prepares to fight Gilbert Burns at UFC 273. | Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

For Darren Till, Khamzat Chimaev “needed” the kind …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev releases UFC 273 behind-the-scenes video revealing brutal weight cut

Undefeated welterweight Khamzat Chimaev picked up the biggest win of his career at UFC 273 when he defeated No. 2 ranked Gilbert Burns by unanimous decision. Although he got …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev releases behind-the-scenes video from UFC 273: “I feel sorry for my coaches”

Undefeated welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev has released a behind-the-scenes video from his fight at UFC 273.
The video, which was released on Monday, documents the 48 hours before and after his …read more

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'Who is that guy?': Khamzat Chimaev, Darren Till can't identify UFC middleweight Joaquin Buckley

Despite owning one of the most insane knockouts in the history of MMA, Khamzat Chimaev and Darren Till can’t identify Joaquin Buckley.
Most UFC fans who follow the sport regularly would …read more

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Leave Chimaev Alone! ‘People Are Just Stupid’ Says Canadian Gangster

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ARLINGTON — Olivier Aubin-Mercier doesn’t quite understand the critique Khamzat Chimaev has received following his big victory over Gilbert …read more

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‘I feel sorry for my coaches’: Khamzat Chimaev gives behind-the-scenes look at UFC 273 brawl against Burns

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Even in the moment, Khamzat Chimaev wasn’t satisfied with his win over Gilbert Burns.
On Monday, the undefeated UFC welterweight released a behind-the-scenes …read more

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UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman shares a word of advice for Khamzat Chimaev

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has shared some words of advice for Khamzat Chimaev after his UFC 273 win.
It was on April 9th, 2022 that Khamzat Chimaev (11-0 MMA) defeated …read more

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Darren Till predicts a KO if Khamzat Chimaev ever fights Colby Covington

The fight to make, according to the fans, is Colby Covington vs. Khamzat Chimaev.

And now Chimaev’s friend and training partner, Darren Till is weighing in on how he sees …read more

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Usman: Chimaev A Victim Of His Own Hype

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Reigning UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman thought Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gilbert Burns, which took place on the UFC 273 pay-per-view …read more

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Kamaru Usman offers Khamzat Chimaev advice about hype, takes nothing away from UFC 273 win

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman thinks Khamzat Chimaev might’ve bought into his own hype a little too much.
For the first time in his UFC tenure, Chimaev (11-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) …read more

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Morning Report: Darren Till fires back at critics of Khamzat Chimaev after UFC 273: ‘How can you hate on the guy for that s***?’

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Darren Till thinks Gilbert Burns is the best thing that’s ever happened to Khamzat Chimaev.
At UFC 273, Chimaev and Burns …read more

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Belal Muhammad puts Khamzat Chimaev, Colby Covington, rest of division on notice after UFC on ESPN 34

LAS VEGAS – Belal Muhammad is ready to take on the top of the welterweight division after his performance at UFC on ESPN 34.
Muhammad (21-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) defeated Vicente …read more

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Kamaru Usman thinks Chimaev got ‘caught up’ in own hype before UFC 273, ‘absolutely’ sees holes in his game

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Kamaru Usman isn’t losing any sleep over the threat of Khamzat Chimaev.
The UFC welterweight champion was one …read more

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Burns: I Showed Chimaev Isn’t The Monster People Thought He Was

Gilbert Burns didn’t pick up the win at UFC 273 over Khamzat Chimaev, but he showed fans that Chimaev isn’t unstoppable in the Octagon.

Burns and Chimaev earned ‘Fight of the …read more

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Vicente Luque isn’t angry or jealous of Khamzat Chimaev’s fast rise up the ranks: ‘I have my own path’

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With a 10-1 record in his past 11 appearances, four Fight of the Night awards during that run along with …read more

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Hot Tweets: Alexander Volkanovski and Henry Cejudo moving up, Khamzat Chimaev’s expectations, and what’s next for Petr Yan

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With UFC 273 now in the rearview, this week very much has felt like a post-pay-per-view lull, in part …read more

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Kamaru Usman weighs in on Khamzat Chimaev and gives a word of advice

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman weighed in on undefeated contender Khamzat Chimaev and gave “Borz” a word of advice.

Chimaev made his UFC debut in July 2020 defeating John Phillips by …read more

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FIGHT OF THE YEAR? Hernandez and Luna Go To War At Bellator 277

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Last week, Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns put on a “Fight of the Year” contender which saw the two men go the distance …read more

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Sonnen Believes Covington Needs Guaranteed Title Shot To Book Khamzat Fight

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Plans are already in motion to potentially book a high-profile clash between welterweight contenders Colby Covington and Khamzat Chimaev, but …read more

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Burns: I Was More Nervous For Chimaev Than Any Other Fight Ever

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns says he’s never been more nervous for a fight than he was prior to his clash with Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273.

While two champions defended …read more

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Burns, Chimaev Unleash Hell In Super Slow Motion

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Undefeated welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev captured a close decision victory over Gilbert Burns at the UFC 273 pay-per-view (PPV) event …read more

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Video: UFC 273 ‘Fight Motion’ features Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gilbert Burns slugfest

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The latest edition of UFC Fight Motion includes highlights from Alexander Volkanovski’s title defense over Chan Sung Jung, Aljamain Sterling’s …read more

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Video: Is Colby Covington too much for Khamzat Chimaev?

Khamzat Chimaev showed against Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 that he’s capable of beating elite welterweights. But would be benefit from taking some time before fighting another one?
It might not …read more

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Gilbert Burns wants rematch with Khamzat Chimaev after he was denied five-round fight: ‘We’re not done’

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When Gilbert Burns received his contract for the fight against Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273, he only had one question …read more

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Divisional rankings: Aljamain Sterling is No. 1, of course, but how high did Khamzat Chimaev rise?

Sterling retained his bantamweight belt and made a statement, as did the previously unranked Chimaev, in the ESPN rankings. …read more

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Usman’s Manager Discusses Likelihood Of Chimaev Title Fight

Kamaru Usman could face Khamzat Chimaev next with a win over Leon Edwards, according to his manager Ali Abdelaziz.

Usman is expected to return this summer to defend his welterweight title …read more

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Rakhmonov Tells Chimaev To “Say It To My Face” After Deleted Comment

Rising UFC welterweight prospect Shavkat Rakhmonov has hit back after being referred to as a “chump” in a deleted comment by top-five contender Khamzat Chimaev.

In recent months and years, two …read more

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Burns wants five-round rematch against Chimaev: ‘I believe we’re not done’

Gilbert Burns and Khamzat Chimaev exchanging at UFC 273. | Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

Burns hopes Chimaev grants his a request for a rematch …read more

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Gilbert Burns names three potential opponents he would be interested in fighting next

Gilbert Burns has revealed three potential names for him to face next. The Brazilian is coming off a loss to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 last weekend. Despite being a …read more

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Belal Muhammad impressed with Khamzat Chimaev: He can beat everyone 'except for me'

Belal Muhammad still wants to fight Khamzat Chimaev and still finds him to be a quality opponent.
The UFC welterweight contender is in no way disappointed by Chimaev’s showing at last …read more

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Chael Sonnen says Colby Covington should make demands for potential Khamzat Chimaev fight: “Colby is gonna have to put his foot down”

Chael Sonnen has shared his thoughts on a potential Colby Covington vs Khamzat Chimaev match-up. Khamzat Chimaev is coming off a victory over Gilbert Burns at this past Saturday’s UFC …read more

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Khamzat slight betting favorite over Covington, underdog to Usman

Khamzat Chimaev prepares to take on Gilbert Burns at UFC 273. | Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

Check out the odds for Khamzat Chimaev’s potential …read more

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‘Borz’ Bags $10k From Rogan’s Dog Pound

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To the victor belong the spoils.
Undefeated welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev captured a close decision victory over Gilbert Burns at the …read more

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Chael Sonnen advises Colby Covington to make demands for potential Khamzat Chimaev fight

Unless Colby Covington is guaranteed a title shot with a win over Khamzat Chimaev in a potential matchup, Chael Sonnen thinks he shouldn’t take the fight.
Prior to Chimaev (11-0 MMA, …read more

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Coach reveals what he was screaming at Khamzat Chimaev between rounds at UFC 273

Khamzat Chimaev’s coach, Andreas Michael has revealed what he screamed at the Swede between rounds at UFC 273. It was at UFC 273, last Saturday April 9th, where Khamzat Chimev …read more

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Gilbert Burns Reveals What He Regrets About Khamzat Chimaev Loss

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has revealed the main regrets he has from his loss to rising star Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273.

In defeat, it’s usually safe to assume some …read more

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Henry Cejudo Advises Khamzat Chimaev To Avoid UFC Burnout

Former UFC champion Henry Cejudo thinks that upstart welterweight star Khamzat Chimaev may be training too hard for his own good.

Chimaev earned a unanimous decision win over former title challenger …read more

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Thompson Thinks Chimaev’s Fear Factor Has Decreased After UFC 273

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson believes the fear factor of a potential fight against Khamzat Chimaev has waned after UFC 273.

Chimaev has quickly become the most talked-about fighter in world …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev opens as a favorite over Colby Covington

Khamzat Chimaev earned the biggest win of his career on Saturday night when he narrowly defeated Gilbert Burns at UFC 272. Now that he’s jumped to the top of the …read more

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Chimaev Responds To Burns’ Call For A Five-Round Rematch

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev likes his odds in a five-round fight against Gilbert Burns if they were to have a rematch.

Chimaev and Burns went to war at UFC 273, …read more

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Ian Garry Had “No Doubt” Burns Beat Chimaev After Viewing Fight Live

UFC welterweight prospect Ian Garry thinks Gilbert Burns did enough to earn the win on the scorecards against Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273.

Burns and Chimaev earned ‘Fight of the Night’ …read more

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Gilbert Burns wants five-round rematch against Khamzat Chimaev: 'We're not done'

Gilbert Burns is confident he’ll cross paths with Khamzat Chimaev once again.
The former UFC welterweight title challenger and long-time contender Burns (20-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) wants a rematch with Chimaev …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev responds to Gilbert Burns request for a five round rematch: “I will take your soul, see you soon boy”

Khamzat Chimaev and Gilbert Burns are interested in running it back but this time over five rounds. Chimaev and Burns fought back at UFC 273 last Saturday in a highly-anticipated …read more

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Burns on loss to Chimaev: ‘I won’t rest until I have the belt!’

Gilbert Burns prepares to take on the undefeated Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 on April 9, 2022 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as a slight favorite in potential fight against Khamzat Chimaev

Kamaru Usman has opened as the betting favorite for a potential fight with Khamzat Chimaev. At UFC 273, Chimaev was set for the toughest test of his career as he …read more

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Burns Demands Chimaev Rematch

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Former welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns lost a close decision to division sensation Khamzat Chimaev in their “Fight of the …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev slight betting favorite over Colby Covington, underdog to Kamaru Usman

Khamzat Chiamev | Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images

For the first time in his UFC career, Khamzat Chimaev won’t be a massive favorite heading into …read more

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