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Manager not keen on Khamzat Chimaev fighting Nick Diaz, eyes bout with Neil Magny

After a strenuous battle with COVID-19 and even a suggestion of early retirement, no. 15 ranked welterweight Khamzat Chimaev is ready for a return to the octagon after taking the …read more

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Nick Diaz’s manager shoots down Chimaev fight

No, Nick Diaz isn’t fighting Khamzat Chimaev next. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

If Nick Diaz returns to the Octagon, we know who he …read more

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Posted on May 1, 2021, 8:17 pm By
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Diaz manager on Khamzat Chimaev: “He’s a good prospect, respectfully, but he hasn’t earned the right to a mega-fight vs. Nick Diaz”

Nick Diaz will not be making his highly anticipated Octagon return against Khamzat Chimaev according to his manager Kevin Mubenga. Earlier this week, Chris Taylor of BJPENN.com reported that the …read more

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Report: Khamzat Chimaev crashes Mercedes gifted by Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov

The UFC star reportedly did not suffer any injuries during the crash. UFC star Khamzat Chimaev reportedly crashed a Mercedes Benz that was gifted to him by Chechen dictator …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev explains why he wants to fight Nick Diaz

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev explained why he wants to be the man who welcomes the legend Nick Diaz back into the Octagon. At UFC 261 this past Saturday in …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Nick Diaz offered Chimaev bout; Khamzat calls it ‘perfect’ match up

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Nick Diaz vs Khamzat Chimaev seems closer to being a reality… unfortunately. Nick Diaz and Dana White met after UFC …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev says Kamaru Usman the goal, will take Chechnya vs. Stockton battle with Nick Diaz

After a lengthy battle with COVID-19, Khamzat Chimaev is ready to fight again, and he likes the idea being floated about of a potential clash with Nick Diaz.
The 26-year-old Chimaev …read more

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Nick Diaz Vs. Khamzat Chimaev?

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Diaz was on hand to enjoy the fights at UFC 261 and talk to UFC president Dana White about a …read more

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Neil Magny says Khamzat Chimaev is “all talk,” willing to fight him in the future

UFC welterweight contender Neil Magny says that Khamzat Chimaev is “all talk” and he is open to fighting him when he returns to the Octagon. Magny returns to the Octagon …read more

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Chimaev says he could move to 205, beat Blachowicz

Khamzat Chimaev after defeating Rhys McKee in July 2020 | Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports

Don’t be surprised if Khamzat Chimaev takes a fight at 205-pounds …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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Khamzat Ready To Smash Champions In Three Divisions

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Finally feeling better after a bad bout of COVID-19, Khamzat Chimaev sounds ready to take on the world, or anyone …read more

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Posted on April 23, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Khamzat Chimaev says he can fight at light heavyweight, confident he would beat Jan Blachowicz

Khamzat Chimaev believes he can compete at light heavyweight and beat the current champ in Jan Blachowicz. Chimaev took the MMA world by storm in 2020 as he fought twice …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev believes he will be the Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali of MMA: “I’m going to show everybody”

Khamzat Chimaev claims he will be the Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali of MMA, now that he’s able to continue his career. After a severe case with COVID-19, Chimaev seemingly …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev blames himself for aggravating COVID-19 symptoms, looking to ‘smash’ in August

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Khamzat Chimaev proved to be his own worst enemy during his recent bout with COVID-19.
Following a 3-0 start in 2020, …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2021, 6:46 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev Says He’s Resumed Training After COVID-19 Nearly Ended Career

It appears that Khamzat Chimaev is on the way to making a full recovery. …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Chimaev eager after COVID clouded MMA future

Unbeaten UFC fighter Khamzat Chimaev says he’s “healthy now, hungry again” to get back into the Octagon after his career was threatened by a battle with COVID-19. …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Manager: Khamzat Will Return ‘With A Vengeance’ This Summer

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The long awaited return of Khamzat Chimaev following COVID-19 complications may be sooner than you might expect, …read more

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Posted on April 14, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Big Update Provided On Khamzat Chimaev’s Return Status

Khamzat Chimaev is officially preparing for battle according to his manager, Ali Abdelaziz. It wasn’t too long ago that Khamzat Chimaev practically announced his retirement from MMA for the world …read more

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‘Back with a vengeance’ - Chimaev’s manager reveals timeline for return

Manager Ali Abdelaziz expects a strong comeback for undefeated prospect Khamzat Chimaev. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Manager Ali Abdelaziz gave …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev targeting late summer return to the UFC, says manager

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev is targeting a return to the Octagon in the late summer, according to his manager, Ali Abdelaziz. Chimaev was supposed to fight Leon Edwards in …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev resumes training in anticipation of summer UFC return, manager says

Khamzat Chimaev is apparently working his way back to the octagon.
Lingering complications from COVID-19 have put Chimaev’s career on hold, forcing him out of two fights with Leon Edwards in …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev issues bold statement ahead of UFC return: “I’m the champ here”

Khamzat Chimaev has issued a bold statement ahead of his proposed UFC return, this while taking a shot at reigning welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. Chimaev (9-0 MMA) has been one …read more

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I thought it was cancer - Chimaev gives update on COVID-19 recovery

Undefeated prospect Khamzat Chimaev is on the road to recovery after battling a severe case of COVID-19. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Posted on March 30, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Chimaev Gives Positive Update, Could Fight “Once A Week” Upon Return

Khamzat Chimaev has provided very promising news about the progress of his recovery from COVID-19. Undefeated UFC prospect Khamzat Chimaev has not been able to display his skills in 2021 …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev admits initial cancer fears after COVID issues caused him to cough up blood

Khamzat Chimaev reveals that he had a massive health scare when battling from the long-term effects of COVID-19.
Chimaev (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has been suffering from lingering effects of COVID-19 …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev reveals he thought he had cancer when he coughed up blood

UFC welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev revealed he thought he had cancer when he coughed up blood after a training session in Las Vegas. Chimaev was supposed to fight Leon Edwards …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Neil Magny shuts down Khamzat Chimaev’s request to fight in July

UFC welterweight contender Neil Magny shut down Khamzat Chimaev’s request to fight in July, saying that Chimaev should get healthy first. Chimaev announced this week that he will be returning …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev plots July return, but potential opponent Neil Magny may not wait

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Highly touted UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev won’t retire; instead, he’s plotting a return to action later this year.
The 26-year-old Chechen …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Targets Alligators, Sharks, & Magny In That Order

After announcing his impending return to competition yesterday, Khamzat Chimaev is now putting more earthly creatures on his smashing radar, including ranked UFC welterweight Neil Magny. Khamzat Chimaev is geared …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev eyes July return against Neil Magny, plans to train with alligators

Khamzat Chimaev is planning to return to the Octagon in July and will have a unique training style in preparation for it. After Chimaev was forced out of his March …read more

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Chimaev targets July return, eyes fighting Magny

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev is targeting a return to competition in July, according to his manager. …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2021, 10:46 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev Ends Retirement With Enthusiastic Announcement

Khamzat Chimaev wants UFC middleweights, welterweights, and perhaps every fighter on the active roster to know that they are not safe just yet. Undefeated phenom Khamzat Chimaev was the consensus …read more

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Posted on March 24, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Khamzat Chimaev says he’s “coming back to smash everybody”

Khamzat Chimaev is ready to return. After Chimaev was forced out of his March 13 main event fight against Leon Edwards, he announced his retirement from MMA. He was dealing …read more

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Kevin Holland doubles down on Khamzat Chimaev COVID remarks, details hotel lobby run-in

LAS VEGAS – Kevin Holland doesn’t regret his comments towards Khamzat Chimaev’s COVID-19 case – not one bit.
Chimaev was hit hard by the virus, which twice forced him to withdraw …read more

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What’s next for Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad after UFC Vegas 21?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 21, a pivotal welterweight bout headlined the card as Leon Edwards took on Belal Muhammad. Originally, Edwards was supposed to face Khamzat Chimaev, …read more

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Poke Man, Go (Away)

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in dire need of a welterweight opponent when Khamzat Chimaev was forced …read more

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Dana White has cast doubt regarding the potential return of Khamzat Chimaev: “I don’t know how this is going to play out”

UFC President Dana White is no longer fully optimistic that fight fans will get to see Khamzat Chimaev compete inside the Octagon again. Chimaev (9-0 MMA) has been one of …read more

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Leon Edwards facing his own destiny in UFC Vegas 21 headliner

After past bout schedulings against Khamzat Chimaev fell out, no. 3 ranked UFC welterweight contender Leon Edwards finally makes his return to the octagon after nearly two years away from …read more

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Dana White: 'I don't know how this is going to play out' with Khamzat Chimaev

The only thing that appears to be certain about Khamzat Chimaev is that his fighting future is uncertain.
That’s because Chimaev can’t shake the effects of COVID-19, which he contracted last …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2021, 12:46 am By
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Rankings Review: Sean Brady shoves Khamzat Chimaev out of the Top 15

It might be an understatement to say the UFC has some questionable rankings.  You would expect rankings to be questionable as they are subjective; however, in this column, I will …read more

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Posted on March 11, 2021, 11:46 pm By
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