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Demian Maia Out, UFC Negotiating with ‘Wonderboy’ as Potential Foe for Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev could fight again before the end of 2020, but it appears that Demian Maia is no longer the targeted opponent. …read more

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Demian Maia Out, UFC Negotiatiing with ‘Wonderboy’ as Next Potential Foe for Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev could fight again before the end of 2020, but it appears that Demian Maia is no longer the targeted opponent. …read more

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Chimaev calls for title shot against Adesanya following UFC 253

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Khamzat Chimaev wants to fight Israel Adesanya for the middleweight title. UFC newcomer Khamzat Chimaev feels he’s ready to challenge Israel Adesanya for the …read more

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Wonderboy Says Hell No To Khamzat Fight In December

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The UFC is still looking to find a top ranked opponent for up and coming star Khamzat Chimaev, and it’s turning out to be …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls for Israel Adesanya title fight after UFC 253

Khamzat Chimaev wants to go straight to the top.
Following a spectacular title defense from Israel Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) against Paulo Costa on Saturday at UFC 253, Chimaev (9-0 …read more

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Neil Magny calls out Khamzat Chimaev: “I’m ready to scrap”

UFC welterweight contender Neil Magny called out hotshot prospect Khamzat Chimaev, telling the Swede that he’s “ready to scrap.” Chimaev has come out of nowhere to emerge as one of …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev reacts to Israel Adesanya defeating Paulo Costa at UFC 253

UFC welterweight and middleweight contender Khamzat Chimaev reacted to Israel Adesanya finishing Paulo Costa with strikes at UFC 253. Adesanya finished his rival Costa in the second round with strikes …read more

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Neil Magny wants to be Khamzat Chimaev's UFC main event foe: 'What's the hold up?'

Neil Magny is happy to put his ranking on the line against Khamzat Chimaev in a UFC main event.
UFC president Dana White recently revealed that his plan for Chimaev (9-0 …read more

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Report: Ex-KSW champ Dricus du Plessis gets short notice UFC debut

Former KSW welterweight champion Dricus du Plessis will reportedly meet Markus Perez on October 10. UFC middleweight Markus Perez will not get the fight against Khamzat Chimaev he wished for, …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says his next fight will be a ‘five-round main event’

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Khamzat Chimaev says his next fight will be a five-round main event. Khamzat Chimaev is just three fights into his UFC career but the …read more

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Dana White confirms Khamzat Chimaev will fight ranked opponent in UFC main event next

UFC president Dana White has confirmed that emerging star Khamzat Chimaev will fight a ranked opponent in a UFC main event his next time out. Chimaev is one of the …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev to headline UFC fight card in Las Vegas

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Khamzat Chimaev won’t get another trip to the octagon in the next series of Fight Island events. But he’s in for something possibly bigger.
At …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev once again targets fight with “the Burger King guy” Conor McGregor

Surging UFC prospect Khamzat Chimaev has once again set his sights on former two-division UFC champ Conor McGregor—the so-called “Burger King guy.” Chimaev was the star of summer, 2020 for …read more

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Chimaev Lands UFC Main Event Against Ranked Opponent

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Welterweight phenom Khamzat Chimaev, who also competes at 185 pounds, will serve as one half of an upcoming UFC main event later this year …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev claims next fight will be “five-round main event”

Rising UFC star Khamzat Chimaev claims he has the date for his next fight, and that it will be contested in a “five-round main event.” The details on his opponent …read more

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Dana White: Khamzat Chimaev's next fight will be UFC headliner against a ranked opponent

ABU DHABI – UFC president Dana White says Khamzat Chimaev will indeed be headlining an event in his next fight.
After Chimaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) tweeted on Thursday that his …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev fires back at Israel Adesanya over rat lip comment: “It will cost you your belt”

Khamzat Chimaev has fired back at Israel Adesanya. After Chimaev knocked out Gerald Meerschaert in 17 seconds he said he would finish both Kamaru Usman and Adesanya right now. The …read more

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Manager: ‘Khamzat Chimaev would put Conor McGregor in a wheelchair’

Undefeated welterweight/middleweight Khamzat Chimaev has made quite the splash in the UFC for his quick turnarounds and fast finishes. The 26-year-old Chechen made his Octagon debut on July 16 …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev ready to fly to Fight Island to serve as a backup for Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa

Khamzat Chimaev is ready to fight anyone at any time and that includes this Saturday’s main event between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa. Ever since Chimaev made his UFC debut …read more

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Chimaev Fires Back At Adesanya

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While the entire combat sports world is enamored with Khamzat Chimaev, current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, is …read more

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Chimaev calls out Wonderboy, tells him to ‘leave Leon [Edwards] alone’

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Surging UFC welterweight and middleweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev says he’s fighting Stephen Thompson next. Undefeated UFC prospect Khamzat Chimaev is looking for another quick …read more

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Adesanya responds to ‘rat lip’ Chimaev: I haven’t seen his fights yet

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UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya apparently hasn’t seen any of Khamzat Chimaev’s fights. Undefeated fighter Khamzat Chimaev is currently on a hot streak, and …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev claims all available top-10 welterweights ducked him, turns attention back to Demian Maia

Khamzat Chimaev is turning his attention back to Demian Maia after allegedly being snubbed by every other available top-10 welterweight. Chimaev was the breakout UFC star of the summer. The …read more

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‘Loudmouth’ Chimaev turned down a fight against me, says Markus Perez

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Middleweight Markus Perez claims streaking UFC sensation Khamzat Chimaev turned down a short notice fight against him. Rising sensation Khamzat Chimaev …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev tells Stephen Thompson, ‘leave Leon Edwards alone,’ issues own challenge

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Khamzat Chimaev decided to step on Stephen Thompson’s first ever social media callout on Tuesday.
Earlier in the day, “Wonderboy” doubled down on his …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev intercepts Stephen Thompson's callout, challenges him to fight instead

Khamzat Chimaev has turned his attention to Stephen Thompson.
Three days after his 17-second knockout of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN+ 26, Chimaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) intercepted Thompson’s “first …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says he is fighting Stephen Thompson next

Khamzat Chimaev claims he is fighting Stephen Thompson next. After Chimaev scored a one-punch KO win over Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11, many wondered what would be next for …read more

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Israel Adesanya still hasn’t watched ‘rat lip’ Khamzat Chimaev fight yet in the UFC

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UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is always keeping his eye on contenders coming for his title but he still hasn’t had a chance to take …read more

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Cormier predicts Chimaev will win two titles in 2021

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A former UFC champ-champ thinks Khamzat Chimaev has what it takes to follow in his footsteps. Another day, another set of wild expectations …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to callouts from “rat lip” Khamzat Chimaev

Reigning UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya is not riding the Khamzat Chimaev hype train. Far from it. Chimaev was the breakout UFC star of the summer. The Chechen-Swede first picked …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz Promises Khamzat Chimaev Would Put Conor McGregor In A Wheelchair If They Fought

Manager, Ali Abdelaziz is confident Khamzat Chimaev would beat Conor McGregor badly if they fought. Chimaev is coming off an incredible one-punch KO win over Gerald Meerschaert in just 17 …read more

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Markus Perez challenges Khamzat Chimaev to step up and replace Rodolfo Vieira on October 10

UFC middleweight Markus Perez has challenged Khamzat Chimaev to step up and replace Rodolfo Vieira for a proposed fight on October 10 after Vieira withdrew. The rise of Chimaev has …read more

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Markus Perez dares Khamzat Chimaev to step in after Roldofo Vieira withdraws from Oct. 10 fight

Khamzat Chimaev’s finish of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN+ 36 caught the attention of many in the MMA community – including UFC middleweight Markus Perez.
Less than 48 hours after …read more

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UFC betting odds: Chimaev massive favorite over Maia

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Check out the betting odds for a likely matchup between undefeated prospect Khamzat Chimaev and seasoned submission specialist Demian Maia. Online gambling site SportsBetting.ag …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz says Khamzat Chimaev will “put Conor McGregor in a wheelchair”

MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz says rising middleweight and welterweight Khamzat Chimaev would put UFC superstar Conor McGregor “in a wheelchair” in a potential fight. Abdelaziz is Chimaev’s manager and so …read more

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Mike Perry Sends A Message To Khamzat Chimaev

Mike Perry sent a message to Khamzat Chimaev after the Swede’s UFC Vegas 11 win. On Saturday, Chimaev was set for the toughest fight to date as he was set …read more

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Dana White wowed by Khamzat Chimaev’s UFC Vegas 11 performance: ‘Never seen anything like him’

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After making a name for himself on Fight Island, Khamzat Chimaev proved he was the real deal in his first fight in Las Vegas – and UFC …read more

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Chimaev not happy with being called ‘Khabib No. 2’

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Rising UFC middleweight Khamzat Chimaev said he wanted to KO Gerald Meerschaert to halt comparisons between him and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khamzat Chimaev’s meteoric rise …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev confident he would stop Israel Adesanya and Kamaru Usman

Surging UFC welterweight and middleweight contender Khamzat Chimaev believes he would stop the current champion in either division. Chimaev was the breakout UFC star of summer, 2020. The Chechen-Swede first …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3089: Colby Covington, Khamzat Chimaev, Adesanya-Costa and more


Monday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
On Episode No. 3,089 of the podcast, the fellas look back at UFC on ESPN+ 36 and …read more

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Chimaev Opens As Whopping -500 Favorite Over Maia

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev, who also does work at 185 pounds, blew the doors off Gerald Meerschaert at the UFC …read more

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John McCarthy scolds the UFC for making up “fake stats” for Khamzat Chimaev

Legendary mixed martial arts official John McCarthy called out the UFC for making up “fake stats” about Khamzat Chimaev during last night’s UFC Vegas 11 broadcast. On the main card …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Mike Perry sends a message to rising UFC star Khamzat Chimaev

Mike Perry sent a message to rising star Khamzat Chimaev following his impressive 17-second knockout victory over Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11. The Swedish standout, Chimaev (9-0 MMA), picked …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev shoots down Khabib Nurmagomedov comparisons: “I am Khamzat. I can knock out people.”

Undefeated fighter Khamzat Chimaev scored another sensational finish at last night’s UFC Vegas 11 event, defeating Gerald Meerschaert in just 17-seconds. The Swedish standout connected with a perfectly timed overhand …read more

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White on ‘special’ Chimaev: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it’

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Dana White is extremely impressed by Khamzat Chimaev following his 17-second KO win over Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11. UFC president Dana White …read more

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Video: Kevin Holland details Khamzat Chimaev run-in: ‘He called me the help’

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Kevin Holland and Khamzat Chimaev had an interesting moment ahead of Saturday night’s UFC Vegas 11 event.
Holland, 27, won a hard-fought split decision over octagon veteran …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 36: Colby Covington's antics, Khamzat Chimaev's hype

5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 36: Colby Covington’s antics, Khamzat Chimaev’s hype …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev vs. Demian Maia betting odds released

The opening betting odds have been released for the proposed welterweight bout between rising star Khamzat Chimaev and veteran Demian Maia. Chimaev knocked out Gerald Meerschaert in just 17 seconds …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 36 post-event facts: Khamzat Chimaev makes more history

UFC on ESPN+ 36 post-event facts: Khamzat Chimaev makes more history …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says he's no 'Khabib No. 2'; predicts finishes of Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya

Khamzat Chimaev says he’s no ‘Khabib No. 2′; predicts finishes of Kamaru Usman, Israel Adesanya …read more

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UFC President Dana White on Khamzat Chimaev: “This kid is absolutely special and I’ve never seen anything like it”

UFC president Dana White heaped praise upon up-and-coming superstar Khamzat Chimaev, saying he’s never seen a fighter like this in MMA. Chimaev picked up his third straight stoppage win in …read more

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Dana White: Khamzat Chimaev 'one of the most special fighters' I've ever seen

UFC president Dana White had more rave reviews for Khamzat Chimaev after his devastating knockout of Gerald Meerschaert on Saturday at UFC on ESPN+ 36.
Chimaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) added …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says he is ready for title shot in two UFC divisions

Khamzat Chimaev has made an incredible splash since debuting in the UFC Octagon earlier this year. In just 66 days, he improved his record from 6-0 to 9-0. And he’s …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev 17-second KO leads charge on UFC Vegas 11 bonuses

The UFC Vegas 11 main event didn’t quite deliver on the fireworks that the vitriol between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley promised.

The remainder of the fight card made up for …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 36 bonuses: Khamzat Chimaev earns 'Performance of the Night' for 17 seconds' work

UFC on ESPN+ 36 bonuses: Khamzat Chimaev earns ‘Performance of the Night’ for 17 seconds’ work …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 in Tweets: Fighters react to Colby Covington’s dominance, Khamzat Chimaev’s fast knockout

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After a high-paced night of impressive finishes, the grudge match years in the making between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley wasn’t close to the …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 bonuses: Khamzat Chimaev, Mackenzie Dern lead quartet of memorable finishes

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There was no shortage of highlights to choose from at Saturday’s UFC Vegas 11 event, but four finishes stood above the …read more

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Gerald Meerschaert reacts following 17-second loss to Khamzat Chimaev

Gerald Meerschaert was looking to put an end to the Khamzat Chimaev hype train when the pair squared off at tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 event. Chimaev was looking to extend …read more

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UFC fighters react to Khamzat Chimaev's 17-second KO of Gerald Meerschaert

Red-hot prospect Khamzat Chimaev had his fellow UFC fighters raving after his one-punch knockout of Gerald Meerschaert on Saturday. …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 video: Khamzat Chimaev lands one-punch knockout in just 17 seconds to finish Gerald Meerschaert

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If there was any doubt before, Khamzat Chimaev just proved he’s the real deal.
The undefeated Russian has been the talk of the town ever …read more

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Twitter reacts to Khamzat Chimaev's 17-second KO of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN+ 36

Twitter reacts to Khamzat Chimaev’s 17-second KO of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN+ 36 …read more

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Pros react to Khamzat Chimaev’s KO of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11

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Khamzat Chimaev made quick work of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the KO. Khamzat Chimaev only needed …read more

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Highlights! Chimaev Crumbles ‘GM3’ With 17-Second KO

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The legend of Khamzat Chimaev grew a little larger earlier tonight (Sat., Sept. 19, 2020) at UFC Vegas 11 live on ESPN+ from inside …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 results: Chimaev KOs Meerschaert in 17 seconds

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On the UFC Vegas 11 main card, Khamzat Chimaev made quick work of Gerald Meerschaert, plus Mackenzie Dern and Johnny Walker also earned first-round …read more

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Pros react after Khamzat Chimaev KO’s Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11

A highly anticipated middleweight bout between Khamzat Chimaev and Gerald Meerschaert took place on tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 main card. Chimaev was be looking to extend his undefeated record to …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 Results: Khamzat Chimaev KO’s Gerald Meerschaert (Video)

A highly anticipated middleweight bout between Khamzat Chimaev and Gerald Meerschaert takes place on tonight’s UFC Vegas 11 main card. Chimaev will be looking to extend his undefeated record to …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 live blog: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert

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This is the UFC Vegas 11 live blog for Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert, a middleweight main card bout on Saturday’s fight card at …read more

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Despite Dana White saying otherwise, Gerald Meerschaert feels disrespected ahead of UFC Vegas 11 bout with Khamzat Chimaev

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As can be expected, Gerald Meerschaert enters his UFC Vegas 11 fight with highly touted prospect Khamzat Chimaev feeling disrespected.
The disrespect doesn’t necessarily come from …read more

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Stephen Thompson says he’s ‘keeping an eye on’ Khamzat Chimaev ahead of fights with Gerald Meerschaert, Demian Maia

With a lot of eyes upon Khamzat Chimaev ahead of his upcoming UFC Vegas 11 bout with Gerald Meerschaert, Stephen Thompson admits he is part of that group.
Chimaev faces 44-fight …read more

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Donald Cerrone is a fan of Khamzat Chimaev's style: 'I like this son of a (expletive)'

LAS VEGAS – Donald Cerrone is enjoying some of the new blood in the UFC.
Cerrone, a seasoned veteran of more than 14 years, is a fan of one of the …read more

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Gerald Meerschaert Excited To Play Spoiler

Gerald Meerschaert is excited for the opportunity to play “spoiler” and hand Khamzat Chimaev his first loss
Read the Full Article Here …read more

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UFC Vegas 11 staredowns

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After the UFC Vegas 11 press conference fighters – including Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price and Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert – squared off …read more

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UFC Vegas 11: Covington vs. Woodley undercard face-offs

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See UFC Vegas 11 fighters Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, Niko Price, Khamzat Chimaev, Gerald Meerschaert, Johnny Walker, and Ryan Spann stare each other down in Las Vegas.

The …read more

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Gerald Meerschaert bets a black belt Khamzat Chimaev can’t choke him out at UFC Vegas 11

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A fight-week verbal altercation between middleweights Khamzat Chimaev and Gerald Meerschaert got a little spicer at the UFC Vegas 11 press conference, with Meerschaert …read more

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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 …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev, Gerald Meerschaert involved in verbal altercation ahead of fight

Khamzat Chimaev and Gerald Meerschaert were involved in a verbal altercation ahead of their fight this Saturday on the UFC Vegas 11 main card. Chimaev claims he crossed paths with …read more

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Morning Report: Ben Askren isn’t sure about Khamzat Chimaev just yet

2020 has been a trying year for MMA. The coronavirus pandemic hit the sport hard earlier this year, forcing events to shut down for a month. Even after the UFC …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says he will “kill” the “chicken” Gerald Meerschaert

UFC middleweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev says that he will “kill” the “chicken” Gerald Meerschaert this Saturday night at UFC Vegas 11. Chimaev was the star of UFC Fight Island in …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev will 'go 100 percent to kill' Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on ESPN+ 36

Khamzat Chimaev believes Gerald Meerschaert is overreacting to his double booking going into UFC on ESPN+ 36.
Chimaev (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is in an extremely rare position in UFC history …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev, Gerald Meerschaert detail pre-fight verbal altercation ahead of UFC Vegas 11

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Highly publicized prospect Khamzat Chimaev and his upcoming opponent Gerald Meerschaert are about to do battle on Saturday night at UFC …read more

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Gerald Meerschaert says Khamzat Chimaev and crew tried flexing on him at host hotel

Gerald Meerschaert is not a fan of some of Khamzat Chimaev’s decisions ahead of their middleweight clash.
The seasoned veteran takes on the undefeated prospect in the main card of Saturday’s …read more

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Ben Askren not sold on Khamzat Chimaev

Former ONE Championship and Bellator welterweight champ Ben Askren isn’t sold on red-hot UFC welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev just yet. Chimaev was the breakout star of the UFC’s four-even stint …read more

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Ben Askren isn't sold on Khamzat Chimaev before UFC on ESPN+ 36: 'I don’t really know what to expect'

Unlike a lot of MMA fans and media, Ben Askren isn’t aboard the Khamzat Chimaev hype train just yet.
Chimaev, the unbeaten All Stars Gym prospect, burst onto the UFC scene …read more

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UFC real or not: In 2021, Cowboy Cerrone will retire; Khamzat Chimaev will fight for title

The careers of two fighters Saturday are headed in opposite directions. ESPN’s expert panel examines where those paths will lead in 2021. …read more

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‘I would never do that for somebody else’ - White on Chimaev bookings

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Dana White may say that burgeoning star Khamzat Chimaev is getting more fights because he “wants to keep fighting,” but that …read more

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White Shrugs Off ‘Disrespectful’ Booking

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is so impressed with what he’s seen from undefeated welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev that he’s already prepared …read more

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Dana White on double booking Khamzat Chimaev: 'What I've seen from him, I'm willing to do that'

LAS VEGAS – Dana White says he made an exception when double booking Khamzat Chimaev.
Chimaev (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC), who took the MMA world by storm this summer when he …read more

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Dana White explains why Khamzat Chimaev has two fights booked at once: “It’s fun”

UFC president Dana White explained why Khamzat Chimaev has been booked for two fights at once, saying quite simply that “it’s fun.” White recently revealed that Chimaev, a super prospect …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev lays out ambitions for “easiest money” fights with Nick and Nate Diaz

Red-hot UFC welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev is hoping for fights with Nick and Nate Diaz in the future—fights he views as “easy money.” Chimaev is currently scheduled to take on …read more

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Meerschaert blasts UFC’s ‘disrespectful’ plan to book Maia vs. Chimaev

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Gerald Meerschaert isn’t too happy about the UFC’s supposed plan of booking Khamzat Chimaev vs. Demian Maia. The UFC obviously …read more

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Gerald Meerschaert calls it “disrespectful” that Khamzat Chimaev is already set up to fight Demian Maia

UFC middleweight veteran Gerald Meerschaert says it is “disrespectful” that Khamzat Chimaev already has a fight against Demian Maia set up. When asked last week what is next for Chimaev, …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert in the works for UFC event on Sept. 19

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A middleweight showdown between highly touted prospect Khamzat Chimaev and Gerald Meerschaert is currently in the works for …read more

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UFC targets Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert for Sept. 19 event

Khamzat Chimaev has his United States visa – and he’s on the verge of getting his next opponent, too.
As UFC president Dana White alluded to at Friday’s UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Chimeav to fight Maia if he beats Meerschaert in September

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It looks like the UFC has not one, but two bouts in mind for top prospect Khamzat Chimaev. It looks like …read more

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White Planning Chimaev Vs. Maia For ‘Fight Island’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) finally has plans in motion to bring rising prospect Khamzat Chimaev back to the Octagon.
Chimaev, who made …read more

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Dana White unveils plans for next two Khamzat Chimaev fights

UFC President Dana White has revealed his immediate plans for Khamzat Chimaev, arguably the hottest prospect in the UFC at present. Chimaev was the breakout star of the UFC’s four-event …read more

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Dana White: UFC discussing Khamzat Chimaev vs. Demian Maia for 'Fight Island'

It took a few extra weeks, but Khamzat Chimaev has acquired his U.S. working visa.
At a short news conference following the UFC on ESPN+ 34 weigh-ins, UFC president Dana White …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Draws 2 Opponents in 2 Months Including Demian Maia

Ultimate Fighting Championship wunderkind Khamzat Chimaev has not one but two fights potentially lined up. …read more

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Dana White: Travel issues delaying Khamzat Chimaev’s return

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Possibly the only thing keeping Khamzat Chimaev from fighting every weekend is his passport.
UFC President Dana White hoped to booked …read more

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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 …read more

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