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Khamzat Chimaev: The Gilbert Burns Fight Comes Down To His Manager

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev has addressed rumors he could fight Gilbert Burns next, suggesting whether or not the matchup comes together is down to the Brazilian’s manager Ali Abdelaziz.

The fact …read more

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Tony Ferguson Threatens To Make Khamzat Chimaev His “B*tch”

Tony Ferguson has blasted Khamzat Chimaev seemingly out of the blue, even going so far as threatening to make the surging UFC star his “bitch.”

Khamzat Chimaev is swiftly becoming one …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev goes off on ‘cowardice’ Colby Covington

Khamzat Chimaev might be one the biggest rising stars and this week he’s been taking aim at all the fighters he’d like to fight, including two retired legends and former …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev angles for matchups with Leon Edwards, 'b*tch' Colby Covington

Khamzat Chimaev seems to have everyone on his wish list.
From former UFC dual-champ Daniel Cormier, to Brock Lesnar, to Georges St-Pierre and Conor McGregor, Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) hasn’t …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev responds to ‘b*tch’ Colby Covington: ‘Call the cops, I’m coming for you’

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Khamzat Chimaev wants Colby Covington to put his money where his mouth is.
In a recent interview with MMA Fighting, Covington …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Colby Covington: “Call the cops I’m coming for you”

Rising UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev called out top-raked Colby Covington, saying to “call the cops I’m coming for you.” Chimaev took to his social media early on Tuesday morning …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Brock Lesnar

Khamzat Chimaev wants to prove that he fears no man. The undefeated “Borz” is fresh off of two strong performances following his battle with COVID-19. On Monday, Chimaev took to …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls for fights against Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar, wrestling match against Daniel Cormier

It seems Khamzat Chimaev wants to wrestle anybody these days.
On Monday evening, the undefeated UFC welterweight offered up a number of challenges to MMA legends to meet him inside the …read more

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John McCarthy: Khamzat Chimaev is a better striker than Colby Covington

John McCarthy thinks Colby Covington is underestimating just how good Khamzat Chimaev is.
Not too many people are chomping at the bit to face Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC), but Covington …read more

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Bisping Tips Chimaev To “Leapfrog” Edwards With Another Win

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping believes Khamzat Chimaev is one win away from jumping Leon Edwards in the queue for a title shot.

While some believe Edwards is in need …read more

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Geoff Neal fires back at Derek Brunson after suggesting welterweights are avoiding Khamzat Chimaev

UFC welterweight contender Geoff Neal fired back at Derek Brunson after suggesting that welterweights are avoiding Khamzat Chimaev. Neal recently spoke to MMA journalist James Lynch and he was asked …read more

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Paddy Pimblett: Everyone Knows I’m More Popular Than Khamzat Chimaev

Paddy Pimblett believes he’s a bigger star than Khamzat Chimaev, even after just one fight in the UFC.

Pimblett, a former Cage Warriors featherweight champ, made his promotional debut in September, …read more

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Colby Covington says he is open to fighting “participation trophy winner” Khamzat Chimaev

UFC welterweight Colby Covington has said he’d be open to the idea of fighting rising star Khamzat Chimaev. In the wake of his defeat to Kamaru Usman, many have been …read more

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Colby Covington: It Would Be An “Honor” To Face & Beat “Joke” Chimaev

UFC welterweight Colby Covington says “the door is open” for a meeting in the Octagon with surging contender Khamzat Chimaev.

Covington is coming off his second failed attempt at dethroning 170-pound …read more

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Colby Covington: ‘Door is open’ for matchup with ‘participation trophy winner’ Khamzat Chimaev

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Colby Covington may still have a bad taste in his mouth from his UFC 268 loss to Kamaru Usman, but …read more

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McGregor’s coach pitches UFC London dare for Chimaev

Khamzart Chimaev before his fight with Li Jingliang at UFC 267. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Who will be Khamzat Chimaev’s next opponent? …read more

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John Kavanagh wants to see Khamzat Chimaev fight his pupil Gunnar Nelson next

MMA coach John Kavanagh says that he wants to see top welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev fight against his pupil Gunnar Nelson next. Kavanagh, who is of course the longtime head …read more

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Darren Till Accepts Khamzat Chimaev’s Proposal To Train Together

Darren Till is impressed with Khamzat Chimaev and has accepted Borz’s offer to train together.

Over the past couple of months, Till and Chimaev have joked around with one another. They …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out UFC Vegas 43 winner Sean Brady: “I want to fight this guy, let’s fight bro!”

UFC star Khamzat Chimaev has called out Sean Brady after the latter’s win at UFC Vegas 43 on Saturday night. In last weekend’s co-main event, Sean Brady took his unbeaten …read more

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Chael Sonnen plays matchmaker for Khamzat Chimaev, not in favor of fights with Kamaru Usman or Gilbert Burns

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Chael Sonnen has experience with getting the promotional push from the UFC and is using that past …read more

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Michael Chiesa: ‘Nobody wants to fight Sean Brady’ because he’s dangerous like Khamzat Chimaev but doesn’t have the name yet

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Michael Chiesa knows how frustrating it can be to land a big named opponent when climbing up the ranks in …read more

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Video: Chimaev just beat Hermansson in freestyle wrestling

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Watch Khamzat Chimaev vs Jack Hermansson under wrestling rules. Friday night in Sweden, UFC stars Khamzat Chimaev and Jack Hermansson competed …read more

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Watch Khamzat Chimaev defeat Jack Hermansson in freestyle wrestling | Video

It looks like Khamzat Chimaev really might be the real deal.

Chimaev steeped into the cage to face-off against Jack Hermansson in a freestyling wrestling match on Friday night. The …read more

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Full match video: Khamzat Chimaev defeats Jack Hermansson in freestyle wrestling

Khamzat Chimaev got his hand raised against a top-tier UFC fighter, but it wasn’t in MMA.
Chimaev, the fast-rising welterweight, defeated Jack Hermansson in a freestyle wrestling match Friday evening. The …read more

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(VIDEO) Fan Storms Ring After Chimaev Outwrestles Hermansson

Tonight at Bulldog Fight Night 9, Khamzat Chimaev outwrestled Jack Hermansson and was then congratulated by an overeager fan.

The Bulldog Fight Night 9 event included some boxing fights and MMA …read more

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Fan Rushes Chimaev After ‘Joker’ Match

Undefeated welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev soundly defeated fellow UFC veteran Jack Hermansson in a special freestyle wrestling match as part of the Bulldog Fight Night 9 event, which took place …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev defeats Jack Hermansson in freestyle wrestling match (Highlights)

Khamzat Chimaev picked up a win over a top-10 UFC middleweight, but it wasn’t in fighting. On Friday, Chimaev and Jack Hermansson had a freestyle pay-per-view wrestling match. The two …read more

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Chael Sonnen on a potential Khamzat Chimaev vs Gilbert Burns fight: “If you hear that anywhere, do not support it”

Chael Sonnen doesn’t believe Khamzat Chimaev vs Gilbert Burns should be the direction UFC goes in. As of this writing, the UFC appears to be favouring the idea of putting …read more

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Huge Chimaev Stares Down Hermansson

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight phenom Khamzat Chimaev, who looks right at home in the middleweight division, will battle fellow UFC contender Jack Hermansson in a special freestyle wrestling match …read more

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Gilbert Burns believes he will fight Khamzat Chimaev in 2022, predicts it will be “Fight of the Night”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns believes he will fight Khamzat Chimaev in 2022, predicting that it will be the “Fight of the Night.” Chimaev is one of the fastest-rising welterweight …read more

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Stephen Thompson thinks Gilbert Burns could 'tire out' in potential fight with Khamzat Chimaev

Having recently spent 15 minutes in the octagon with Gilbert Burns, Stephen Thompson thinks “Durinho” might struggle with Khamzat Chimaev’s pace.
Burns (19-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) is not currently booked to …read more

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A Record Will Fall At UFC Vegas 43

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Donald Cerrone? Khamzat Chimaev?
Nope, the record for shortest turnaround in UFC history — covering a span of three fights — …read more

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Gilbert Burns open to fighting anyone, but Colby Covington and Khamzat Chimaev top the list

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns is open to fighting anyone, but he says that Colby Covington and Khamzat Chimaev top the list. Burns is the No. 2 ranked welterweight in …read more

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Conor McGregor claims Khamzat Chimaev previously offered to help him “beat up the little scared pigeon” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor has claimed that Khamzat Chimaev offered to help him prepare for Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018. In the last few days we’ve seen some interesting developments regarding the future …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev reportedly in discussions to fight Gilbert Burns

Rising UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev is reportedly in discussions to fight top-five ranked Gilbert Burns in his next outing. Frontkick.Online reported on Sunday that the latest their sources have …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev issues fiery callouts of Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev took to his social media to issue fiery callouts of both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Chimaev is one of the UFC’s biggest and brightest …read more

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Edwards Tells Usman ‘I Will See You Soon’ After Masvidal Withdrawal

It looks like Leon Edwards is not interested in a short notice fight with Khamzat Chimaev.

After news broke on Wednesday, that Jorge Masvidal was out of his UFC 269 fight …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Is On ‘Another Level’

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Belal Muhammad knows he will give Khamzat Chimaev his toughest fight to date in the UFC. Belal Muhammad is confident …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Leon Edwards to replace Jorge Masvidal at UFC 269

Khamzat Chimaev is looking to replace Jorge Masvidal to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 269. Masvidal and Edwards were supposed to have their grudge match on December 11 in Las …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev, top-ranked contenders volunteer to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 269

One top UFC welterweight contender’s loss could be another’s gain.
Upon the news of Jorge Masvidal’s withdrawal Wednesday from his UFC 269 bout vs. Leon Edwards due to injury, some of …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev, Belal Muhammad and more call for Leon Edwards fight after Masvidal withdrawal

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Leon Edwards is suddenly a very popular man.
Following news of Jorge Masvidal’s withdrawal from his highly-anticipated fight against Edwards at …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Leon Edwards after Jorge Masvidal forced out of their fight

Khamzat Chimaev is looking to replace Jorge Masvidal to fight Leon Edwards at UFC 269. Masvidal and Edwards were supposed to have their grudge match on December 11 in Las …read more

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Belal Muhammad open to fighting Khamzat Chimaev

UFC welterweight contender Belal Muhammad says he is open to fighting Khamzat Chimaev, who he says has impressed him during his UFC run. Muhammad is currently the No. 9 ranked …read more

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Neal Tells Brunson To “Mind Your Business” After Welterweight Criticism

After Derek Brunson slammed the UFC welterweight roster for not calling out Khamzat Chimaev, Geoff Neal has told the middleweight contender to focus on his own division.

Chimaev returned to action …read more

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Belal Muhammad impressed by Khamzat Chimaev, but not afraid to fight the new UFC ‘boogeyman’

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Count Belal Muhammad among the welterweights who have been impressed by what they’ve seen out of Khamzat Chimaev thus far …read more

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Chimaev beefs with Paul brothers; Watch Logan Paul train with Khamzat

Logan Paul training at AllStars in Stockholm, Sweden alongside UFC star Khamzat Chimaev. | MMA NYTT/YouTube

Khamzat Chimaev is the hottest prospect in combat sports. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev calls out Jake and Logan Paul, Jake Paul fires back

Undefeated UFC welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev called out Jake and Logan Paul and it didn’t take long for Jake Paul to respond.

Chimaev posted on social media that he’d beat …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev and Jake Paul exchange heated jabs on social media

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev and boxings ‘problem child’ Jake Paul got into a heated exchange today on social media. Chimaev (10-0 MMA) made his highly anticipated return to the Octagon …read more

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Jake Paul Claps Back After Chimaev Says He’d Smash Paul Brothers

You can add UFC rising phenom Khamzat Chimaev to the list of fighters Jake Paul has exchanged unpleasantries with.

Two of the most trending names in all of combat sports …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev threatens to ‘smash’ both Paul brothers in same night, shares training photo of Logan Paul

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Khamzat Chimaev could be hunting for a chunk of that celebrity boxing match money.
“Borz” took to Twitter …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says he would 'smash' Logan and Jake Paul in one night – boxing

At this point, it’s no surprise when a big-name UFC star – or any UFC fighter for that matter – calls out Jake Paul and Logan Paul, and now you …read more

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Dana White: Khamzat Chimaev still a couple of fights away from shot at Kamaru Usman

NEW YORK – Dana White says pump the brakes on Khamzat Chimaev being the next title contender.
After Kamaru Usman (20-1 MMA, 15-0 UFC) defeated Colby Covington for a second time this …read more

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Thompson Convinced Chimaev Is The Real Deal But Not Ready For Title Shot

Stephen Thompson disagrees with people thinking Khamzat Chimaev should be fighting for UFC gold next time out.

After Chimaev dominated Li Jingliang at UFC 267 to earn a first-round submission win. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Congratulates, Warns Kamaru Usman After UFC 268

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev congratulated his potential future opponent, Kamaru Usman on his UFC 268 victory.

Usman put on another gritty performance against Colby Covington at UFC 268, earning a …read more

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Video: Ian Garry: ‘It’s gonna be me and Khamzat Chimaev fighting for that belt in the future’

NEW YORK — Welterweight Ian Garry speaks with the media backstage at Madison Square Garden following his first-round KO win over Jordan Williams at UFC 268 and discusses talks not …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev wants December return, takes aim at UFC welterweight top-10

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev says he wants to make a December return, and he is taking aim at the UFC welterweight top-10. Chimaev is one of the hottest fighters …read more

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Dana White pumps the brakes on a Khamzat Chimaev title shot: “It’s a whole ‘nother ball game when you get into the top ten”

Dana White believes fight fans will get to see Khamzat Chimaev compete for a UFC title eventually, but it won’t be in his next fight. Chimaev (10-0 MMA) made his …read more

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White Says Chimaev Is ‘Not Ready’ For Title, Needs ‘One Or Two Fights’

Dana White says people need to pump the brakes a bit on talks of Khamzat Chimaev fighting for a title.

White has been singing the praises of the UFC’s hot new …read more

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Dana White: Khamzat Chimaev close to a ‘possible championship,’ UFC ‘trying’ to book him one more fight for 2021

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Don’t be surprised if you see Khamzat Chimaev back in the cage before the end of the 2021.
UFC president Dana …read more

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Dana White: If Nate Diaz wants to fight Kamaru Usman, he shouldn't worry about Khamzat Chimaev

As hyped up as Dana White is about Khamzat Chimaev, he doesn’t view a fight with Nate Diaz as a mismatch.
When Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) asked about a potential fight …read more

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Dana White Takes Aim At Nate Diaz Vs. Khamzat Chimaev Detractors

UFC President Dana White has a lot to say about people who think Nate Diaz’s potential last fight against Khamzat Chimaev is a bad idea.

Diaz most recently fell to Leon …read more

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Video: UFC 267 ‘Fight Motion’ features knockouts, Khamzat Chimaev, Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen classic

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UFC 267 is the latest pay-per-view event to get slow-mo treatment for the promotion’s “Fight Motion” series. The video features …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Rips Colby Covington After Recent Fight Week Jabs

Rising UFC welterweight star Khamzat Chimaev has responded to Colby Covington’s recent jabs during UFC 268 fight week.

Covington is set to face UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman in a title …read more

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Kamaru Usman praises Khamzat Chimaev following UFC 267 win: “He’s doing a phenomenal job”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman praised Khamzat Chimaev following his latest win at UFC 267, saying that “he’s doing a phenomenal job.” Usman fights rival Colby Covington in the main …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev fires back at Colby Covington's vulgar insult with photographic rebuttal

Khamzat Chimaev has responded to Colby Covington’s recent insults.
During his fight week media obligations, Covington (16-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) was asked about Chimaev’s rise and the former interim champion and current …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev responds after receiving multiple insults from Colby Covington

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev responded after receiving multiple insults from his divisional rival Colby Covington. Covington took shots at Chimaev at the UFC 268 pre-fight press conference. In addition …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev laughs off Colby Covington’s UFC 268 media day insults

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Khamzat Chimaev heard what Colby Covington had to say and he responded in kind with a photo …read more

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Video: Kamaru Usman impressed by Khamzat Chimaev but teases retirement, wants to leave MMA like Khabib Nurmagomedov

Kamaru Usman has already accomplished a lot during his fighting career, and he knows a day will likely come sooner rather than later when he hangs up his gloves for …read more

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‘He was put down by the common cold’ - Covington blasts Chimaev ahead of UFC 268

Colby Covington arrives backstage at UFC 261. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Colby Covington isn’t buying into the Khamzat Chimaev hype just yet. …read more

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Dana White lashes out at “morons” complaining about a possible Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz fight

UFC president Dana White lashed out at the “morons” who are complaining about a possible Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz fight. White recently revealed that he is going to offer …read more

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Morning Report: Dana White blasts critics of proposed Nate Diaz vs. Khamzat Chimaev fight: ‘Shut the f*** up and let me do my job’

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This past weekend, one of the hottest prospects in recent MMA history, Khamzat Chimaev, continued his barnstorming of …read more

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This is how Diaz reacted to White wanting him to fight Chimaev

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Nate Diaz vs Khamzat Chimaev? Nate isn’t impressed. Nate Diaz recently asked to fight Tony Ferguson. …read more

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Covington Downplays Title Credentials Of “C*mshot Chimaev”

Colby Covington doesn’t believe Khamzat Chimaev has done anything to be considered a title contender, and has debuted a new nickname for “Borz.”

If the hype surrounding Chimaev was high last …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Vs. Gilbert Burns Is The Fight To Make

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Daniel Cormier says it is time for Khamzat Chimaev to fight one of the UFC welterweight division’s best: Gilbert Burns. …read more

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Stephen Thompson Claims Chimaev “Cheated” To Make Weight

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson believes Khamzat Chimaev cheated to make weight. 

Khamzat Chimaev’s latest performance set the MMA world ablaze. The Russian-born mixed martial artist put on a flawless performance last …read more

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Derek Brunson Baffled That Welterweights Aren’t Calling Out Chimaev

UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson has slammed the current crop of ranked welterweights for not calling out rising star Khamzat Chimaev.

Chimaev burst onto the scene last year. After six professional …read more

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Chicken Chimmy FEARS The Mighty ‘Chaos’

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So let it be written, so let it be dumb. Undefeated UFC welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev improved to 10-0 with …read more

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Video: Colby Covington disregards Khamzat Chimaev after he was nearly defeated by ‘the common cold,’ blasts Dustin Poirier and Jorge Masvidal

Colby Covington is quite confident that he’ll beat Kamaru Usman to become welterweight champion at UFC 268, but he doesn’t seem to think much about the contenders currently ranked behind …read more

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Colby Covington trashes Khamzat Chimaev ahead of UFC 268: “Let’s not forget that he was put down by the common cold”

Colby Covington trashed Khamzat Chimaev ahead of UFC 268, saying “let’s not forget that he was put down by the common cold.” Covington is set to take on UFC welterweight …read more

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Daniel Cormier wants Khamzat Chimaev to fight Gilbert Burns: 'Time to give him one of the higher-ranked guys'

Daniel Cormier thinks Khamzat Chimaev should get a significant step up in competition after UFC 267.
Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) ran through Li Jingliang for another dominant finish this past Saturday, …read more

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Dana White Names Potential Opponent For Chimaev Aside From Diaz

Aside from a potential clash with Stockton superstar Nate Diaz, UFC President Dana White also believes Khamzat Chimaev could be matched up with a top-five welterweight next.

Despite being forced …read more

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With Chimaev vs. Diaz, UFC is revisiting Joe Silva’s nasty old playbook

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Is this all about Nate Diaz’s contract situation? Khamzat Chimaev steamrolled Li Jingliang at UFC 267. Jingliang entered the …read more

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Rankings Show: How high can we defensibly rank Khamzat Chimaev — and are Bellator’s best better than Glover Teixeira?

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The Khamzat Chimaev hype train is back and blazing down the tracks after UFC 267’s unreal rout of Li Jiangliang. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev sends a message to Nate Diaz: “Let’s go bro”

Emerging UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev sent a message to promotional superstar Nate Diaz, simply stating “let’s go bro.” Chimaev smashed Li Jingliang in the first round and tapped him …read more

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MMA SQUARED: UFC Hype-O-Meter, who’s really moving the needle?

MMA Squared, Chris Rini, Khamzat Chimaev, Nate Diaz | Chris Rini

Two stellar Pay Per View events have given us great stories but one stands …read more

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Video: 'Hell no' to Nate Diaz vs. Khamzat Chimaev?

One of the biggest storylines of UFC 267 was the much-anticipated return of Khamzat Chimaev.
And, man, did he deliver.
Chimaev, competing in his first fight in 13 months after a rough …read more

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Dana White Planning to Speak to Nate Diaz Regarding Potential Khamzhat Chimaev Bout

Shortly after Khamzat Chimaev’s dominant victory over Jinliang Li at UFC 267, he took a moment to issue a high-profile callout to one of the promotion’s biggest stars. …read more

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Dana Greenlights Diaz Vs Chimaev

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Undefeated UFC welterweight phenom Khamzat Chimaev wants to show fight fans “who is the real gangster” …read more

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Dana White confirms the UFC will speak to Nate Diaz about fighting Khamzat Chimaev

UFC president Dana White confirmed that the UFC will speak to Nate Diaz about fighting emerging welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev. Chimaev is coming off of an incredible first-round submission win …read more

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Bisping says Usman should make up an excuse to ‘sidestep’ Chimaev

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Michael Bisping goes all-in on Khamzat Chimaev after UFC 267. Khamzat Chimaev returned for his fourth straight one-sided UFC win …read more

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Dana White wants to make Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz happen: ‘100 percent’

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If Dana White has his way, Khamzat Chimaev’s next opponent will be a man with some massive …read more

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Dana White Is 100% Down For Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz

The only thing needed for a bout between Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz to take place is getting the green light from the Stockton superstar.

Immediately following Khamzat Chimaev’s latest …read more

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Chimaev A Small Underdog Vs. Usman

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Oddsmakers expect a tough fight if Khamzat Chimaev and UFC Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman meet. Oddsmakers think an Ultimate …read more

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Michael Bisping: Khamzat Chimaev's performance at UFC 267 must have gotten Kamaru Usman's attention

Michael Bisping thinks Khamzat Chimaev put the entire welterweight division on notice after UFC 267 – including champion Kamaru Usman.
Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) ran through Li Jingliang this past Saturday …read more

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Dana Details ‘Crazy’ Interaction With Khamzat

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UFC welterweight phenom Khamzat Chimaev, taking a page from the Khabib Nurmagomedov playbook, picked up Li Jingliang and dumped him …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev called out by Neil Magny for upcoming welterweight matchup

Emerging star Khamzat Chimaev has been called out by divisional rival Neil Magny for an upcoming welterweight bout at a UFC Fight Night card. Chimaev destroyed Li Jingliang in the …read more

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What In The World Are We Witnessing With Khamzat Chimaev?

“It’s a Khabib!”

“It’s a hype train!”

“It’s Khamzat Chimaev!”

After the latest tour de force from MMA juggernaut Khamzat Chimaev, people are doing less squinting and eye rubbing because it’s becoming clear …read more

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Neil Magny Wants Khamzat Chimaev In December: ‘This Kid’s Legit’

Neil Magny is ready to rebook a fight with Khamzat Chimaev, and he wants it before the end of the year.

Magny was originally supposed to fight Chimaev after the Chechen …read more

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Dana White Touts “Special” Khamzat Chimaev After Win At UFC 267

UFC President Dana White didn’t hold back when discussing Khamzat Chimaev’s flawless performance at UFC 267 against Li Jingliang.

Chimaev, who was making his return to the UFC Octagon after nearly …read more

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Neil Magny wants 'real deal' Khamzat Chimaev on UFC's Dec. 18 card: 'Nothing to be afraid of'

Neil Magny has no desire to tiptoe around a matchup with rising star Khamzat Chimaev. In fact, he wants to go straight at him.
Chimaev made his anticipated return to the …read more

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