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Khamzat Chimaev calls to face “nice guy” Robert Whittaker next: “We are going to have fun at the press conference and fight each other”

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev has settled on a weight class, and who he wants to fight next. ‘Borz’ has been out of action since his first-round submission win over …read more

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On To the Next One: What’s next for Khamzat Chimaev? Legacies of Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, and Tony Ferguson

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With the UFC, Bellator, and major MMA promotions off this past weekend, MMA Fighting’s matchmaking show decided to give back …read more

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Sean O'Malley: Khamzat Chimaev's 'smartest f*cking career move' would be going to middleweight

Sean O’Malley thinks Khamzat Chimaev moving up to middleweight is ideal for his career.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC), who emerged as a welterweight contender when he outlasted Gilbert Burns at …read more

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UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira takes aim at Khamzat Chimaev: “He’s running from his own weight class”

UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira has taken aim at welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev. ‘Poatan’ had challenged ‘Borz’ to a fight at light heavyweight late last year. Pereira (7-1 MMA) most …read more

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Alex Pereira Critical Of “Running” Khamzat Chimaev

UFC Middleweight Champion Alex Pereira had some more choice words for No.3-ranked UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev recently. Late last year, ‘Poatan’ challenged ‘Borz’ to a fight at light heavyweight. Since …read more

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Joe Rogan On The Dangers Of Alcohol In Fighting

UFC commentator and well-renowned podcast host Joe Rogan recently interviewed No.4-ranked welterweight Belal Muhammad. The pair discussed a variety of topics, including Khamzat Chimaev’s behavior leading into UFC 279 last …read more

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Gilbert Burns praises Neil Magny, says Belal Muhammad turned down UFC 283 fight

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Following a “Fight of the Year” candidate against Khamzat Chimaev this past April, Gilbert Burns was anxious to book at …read more

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Sean O’Malley explains why Khamzat Chimaev’s rumored move to middleweight would be the “smartest f**king career move”

Sean O’Malley is explaining why Khamzat Chimaev’s rumored move to middleweight would be the ‘smartest f**king career move’. Khamzat Chimaev (12-0 MMA) last fought in September of 2022 at UFC …read more

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Neil Magny details training with “real deal” Khamzat Chimaev: “I f****d around and found out’

Neil Magny was vocal in wanting to fight Khamzat Chimaev, but it never came to fruition. Magny and Chimaev agreed to fight one another on social media and for a …read more

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Neil Magny: I F’d Around & Found Out Training With Khamzat Chimaev

UFC No.12-ranked welterweight Neil Magny recently shared his thoughts on his rough time training with Khamzat Chimaev. Chimaev has taken the UFC world by storm. The aggressive Chechen star has …read more

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Neil Magny on training with Khamzat Chimaev: ‘I f***** around and found out’

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Neil Magny admits that with Khamzat Chimaev, he bit off more than he could chew.
Over the …read more

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Magny ‘F—ked Around And Found Out’

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Neil Magny has been one of the few men to call out Khamzat Chimaev during “Borz’” rise to superstardom.
The pair …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2023, 12:46 am By
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Gilbert Burns blasts welterweight division for lack of activity: “It never moves!”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns is a bit frustrated with the lack of activity in his division. ‘Durinho’ has been out of action since his clash with Khamzat Chimaev at …read more

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Gilbert Burns says he was told Khamzat Chimaev plans on fighting at middleweight going forward

UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns has claimed that he was told Khamzat Chimaev plans on moving up to middleweight. Last April, Gilbert Burns and Khamzat Chimaev went to war. The two …read more

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On To the Next One, 2023 predictions extravaganza: Look ahead for Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, Khamzat Chimaev, and more

Could 2023 be a year that features both Conor McGregor and Jon Jones competing inside the UFC octagon? Will Khamzat Chimaev find his way to a UFC title fight?
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Watch: Khamzat Chimaev Clone Khamzat “Borz Maaev Nails Trademark “Borz” Anaconda

Khamzat “Borz” Maaev showed he has more in common with Khamzat Chimaev than just eerily similar looks and name at Khan Fight 2. Like Chimaev, Maaev is a Chechen native …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev looks massive in new photo

Undefeated UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev missed with for his last fight and it doesn’t look like he’ll be making welterweight in the near future.

Chimaev failed to make weight …read more

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Gilbert Burns reveals plans for fights with Belal Muhammad and Khamzat Chimaev after UFC 283: “I’ll be ready”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has some high-profile names in mind for this year. ‘Durinho’ has been out of action since his clash with Khamzat Chimaev last April at UFC …read more

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Gilbert Burns sets sights on Belal Muhammad, Khamzat Chimaev after Neil Magny at UFC 283

Gilbert Burns has mapped out his path to another title shot, and it starts with UFC 283.
Burns (20-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) takes on Neil Magny (27-9 MMA, 20-8 UFC) on …read more

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Chaos agents: The UFC fighters who could shake up 2023

From Jon Jones and Khamzat Chimaev to Erin Blanchfield, who are the fighters that all eyes will be on in 2023? …read more

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Jared Cannonier: Khamzat Chimaev needs to fight 'somebody in the top three' before UFC middleweight title shot

Jared Cannonier thinks Khamzat Chimaev needs to earn his way to a UFC middleweight title shot.
After missing weight by 7.5 pounds for his initially scheduled welterweight bout at UFC 279, …read more

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‘I was able to knock him down’ - Burns doubts Chimaev can hang with heavy hitters

UFC 273: Gilbert Burns v Khamzat Chimaev | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Gilbert Burns is unsure whether Khamzat Chimaev can rely on his wrestling …read more

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DC advises Paulo Costa to fight Khamzat Chimaev for higher payday

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Daniel Cormier would like to see Paulo Costa fight Khamzat Chimaev. …read more

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Daniel Cormier encourages Paulo Costa to face Khamzat Chimaev in the final fight of his UFC deal: “Beat him impressively. Then, you hold all the chips”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has encouraged Paulo Costa to take on Khamzat Chimaev in the last fight of his contract. We all know Paulo Costa to be an eccentric figure. …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Paulo Costa would 'hold all the chips' in UFC negotiations if he beat Khamzat Chimaev

Daniel Cormier thinks the best way Paulo Costa can get leverage on the UFC is by beating Khamzat Chimaev.
Costa (14-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has one fight left on his UFC …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev’s coach wants Alex Pereira middleweight title bout

Welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev is willing to accept fights in two different weight classes, but his coach wants him to face middleweight champion Alex Pereira next.

Chimaev (12-0) is ranked No. …read more

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Archives: Kevin Lee Questions Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Legacy (2021)

Earlier this week, Kevin Lee made quite the bold callout. Despite no longer being on the UFC roster, he took it upon himself to offer solving Khamzat Chimaev’s matchmaking woes. …read more

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Paulo Costa and Belal Muhammad chime in on Khamzat Chimaev’s claim that nobody wants to fight him

Paulo Costa and Belal Muhammad have both laughed off Khamzat Chimaev’s claim that nobody wants to fight him. It’s no secret that Khamzat Chimaev is one of the scariest fighters …read more

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Paulo Costa calls 'bullsh*t' on Khamzat Chimaev's struggle to find fights; Belal Muhammad chimes in

Paulo Costa and Belal Muhammad are crying foul on Khamzat Chimaev’s claim that no one wants to fight him.
Undefeated rising UFC star Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) recently said he …read more

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Kevin Lee calls out Khamzat Chimaev for his return to the UFC: “Don’t act like everybody scared of the man”

Kevin Lee is eyeing a return to the UFC to face Khamzat Chimaev. Lee was released from the UFC back in 2021 after back-to-back losses and signed with Eagle FC. …read more

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Coach wants Khamzat-Pereira next, says Chimaev could make 185 ‘no problem’

Khamzat Chimaev before his catchweight fight against Kevin Holland at UFC 279. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Coach Andreas Michael wants Khamzat Chimaev’s next …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev wants to return at UFC 285 but can’t find a willing opponent: “Nobody wants to fight”

Khamzat Chimaev wants to return at UFC 285 but can’t find a willing opponent. UFC 285 will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2022, 6:16 pm By
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Gilbert Burns Names Two People Khamzat Chimaev Doesn’t Want To Fight

Eight months removed from their blood-soaked classic fight at UFC 273, Gilbert Burns has shed some light on his current opinion of Khamzat Chimaev. ‘Borz’ defeated Gilbert Burns via unanimous …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev’s Coach Names Next Preferred Fight

UFC star Khamzat Chimaev still wants a shot at the top middleweight despite just one career fight in the division. Chimaev is still awaiting his next UFC booking after a …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Andreas Michael: Khamzat Chimaev just needs 'good warning' to make welterweight

Andreas Michael says Khamzat Chimaev makes welterweight as long as he’s given time.
Chimaev missed the welterweight limit by 7.5 pounds in his originally scheduled bout against Nate Diaz at UFC …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev growing frustrated with lack of opponents: ‘Nobody wants to fight … f*** these boys’

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Khamzat Chimaev is still hoping his next fight will be booked in March, but apparently he can’t seem to find …read more

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Posted on December 26, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev says four opponents turned him down: 'Nobody wants to fight'

Khamzat Chimaev is ready, but he can’t seem to get a fight.
Chimaev most recently was seen in action when he quickly submitted Kevin Holland at UFC 279 in September. He …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Names Desired Return Date Amidst Booking Struggles

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev has an event in mind for his return to the Octagon, but he’s struggling to find a man to stand opposite from for it. Since …read more

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Ramzan Kadyrov’s son wins pro MMA debut in farcical fight 

Ali Kadyrov defeated Islam Akbarov at ACA 150 with Khamzat Chimaev in his corner

Ali Kadyrov defeated Islam Akbarov on the preliminary portion of the …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev to corner Ramzan Kadyrov’s son for his MMA debut

Khamzat Chimaev is reportedly set to corner Ramzan Kadyrov’s son for his mixed martial arts debut later today. The influence of Ramzan Kadyrov in mixed martial arts cannot be overstated. …read more

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Ramzan Kadyrov’s Son Set For MMA Debut, Khamzat Chimaev To Corner

The son of Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov is set to make his professional MMA debut this Friday and will reportedly have UFC star Khamzat Chimaev in his corner. Mixed martial …read more

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