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Poirier Says ‘Everything Was Good To Go’ For Diaz Fight At UFC 279

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Fight fans were nearly blessed with a Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier fight at UFC 279 following Khamzat Chimaev’s disastrous …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Sends Mixed Signals About Next Fight

UFC star Khamzat Chimaev may not be 100% committed to a move to middleweight after all with his most recent callout on social media. Chimaev is fresh off his first-round …read more

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Paulo Costa: Bo Nickal is 'the real deal' but needs to prove himself before getting Khamzat Chimaev

LOS ANGELES – Paulo Costa wants to see more out of Bo Nickal before he gets top names in the UFC middleweight division like Khamzat Chimaev.
Nickal, who at just 3-0 …read more

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Aaron Pico confident Bo Nickal 'would tech' Khamzat Chimaev in wrestling: 'There would be no contest'

LOS ANGELES – Aaron Pico sees a ton of potential for Bo Nickal in MMA.
The Bellator featherweight contender and wrestling standout thinks Nickal is primed for big things in his …read more

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Neil Magny Changes Course On Potential Khamzat Chimaev Bout

UFC welterweight contender Neil Magny is moving on from the idea of facing Khamzat Chimaev at 170lbs following Chimaev’s weight miss. Magny will face Daniel Rodriguez on October 15th at …read more

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Bo Nickal confirms interest in a future fight with Khamzat Chimaev: “That’s the fight I want. I hope he’s ready for it”

Bo Nickal is doubling down on his interest in a future fight with Khamzat Chimaev. It was just last Tuesday, September 27th, that Bo Nickal earned a UFC contract with …read more

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Daniel Cormier explains why Colby Covington could be “the best match up” for Khamzat Chimaev

Daniel Cormier has explained why Colby Covington vs Khamzat Chimaev is the right welterweight match-up for the UFC to make. The future of the welterweight division is certainly looking pretty …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev reacts after being called out by Bo Nickal

Khamzat Chimaev is reacting after being called out by Bo Nickal. It was former Penn State wrestling star Bo Nickal (3-0 MMA) who defeated Donovan Beard (7-2 MMA) at Dana …read more

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Chris Avila rips ‘piece of s***’ Khamzat Chimaev for UFC 279 fiasco, thinks Nate Diaz would’ve won anyway

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Chris Avila had a front-row ticket to watch the chaos earlier this month at UFC 279.
Avila’s teammate …read more

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Henry Cejudo: '100 percent, I can see Bo Nickal easily taking down Khamzat Chimaev'

Henry Cejudo says Khamzat Chimaev’s wrestling is no match for Bo Nickal.
Nickal (3-0), who earned a UFC deal in his second shot at Dana White’s Contender Series on Tuesday, is …read more

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Bo Nickal impressed the masses once again at Tuesday’s season finale of Dana White’s Contender Series, and then called out Khamzat Chimaev. While that idea seems unlikely, what would be …read more

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Rockhold Accuses Chimaev Of “B**ching Out Of Diaz Fight 

Luke Rockhold, the recently retired former UFC middleweight champion, has accused Khamzat Chimaev of b**ching out of his bout against Nate Diaz. Rockhold left the UFC following a defeat to …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Reacts To Bo Nickal’s Callout

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev has responded after being the subject of a callout from promotional newcomer Bo Nickal. This year’s season of Dana White’s Contender Series culminated with the …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev walks back on middleweight move, says Colby Covington is next

The Khamzat Chimaev story has taken many twists and turns in recent weeks and it looks like the Swede has had a change of heart over moving up to 185lb. …read more

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Dana White believes it’s “too soon” for Kevin Holland to retire from MMA: “I think the emotions got the best of him”

Dana White thinks Kevin Holland was too emotional when he announced his retirement from MMA. After Holland suffered a first-round submission loss to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279, he took …read more

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Dana White says 'it's a little too soon' for Kevin Holland to retire, chalks up post to emotions

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White doesn’t think Kevin Holland genuinely meant he wanted to retire.
After getting quickly submitted by Khamzat Chimaev in a 180-pound catchweight bout at UFC …read more

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Bo Nickal Insists He’s Dead Serious About Chimaev Callout

Newly signed UFC middleweight prospect Bo Nickal has doubled down on his bold callout of welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev. Having made an impactful professional debut under the banner of Jorge …read more

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Dana White undecided on Khamzat Chimaev’s future weight class, Chimaev targets Colby Covington

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Khamzat Chimaev’s future is considerably murkier after UFC 279.
Though Chimaev scored another dominant victory at the September pay-per-view, his egregious …read more

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Dana White: UFC matchmakers torn about Khamzat Chimaev returning to welterweight

LAS VEGAS – UFC president Dana White says Khamzat Chimaev’s weight issues have led to a debate between matchmakers, with him stuck in the middle.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) came in …read more

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Bo Nickal isn't kidding about Khamzat Chimaev callout: 'I feel like that's a good matchup for me'

LAS VEGAS – Doubt all you want, Bo Nickal says he’s serious about pursuing a matchup against Khamzat Chimaev.
Even if it doesn’t happen in the immediate, Nickal (3-0 MMA, 0-0 …read more

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Dana White heaps praise on Bo Nickal, but says 'let's not crazy' with Khamzat Chimaev callout

LAS VEGAS – If Dana White had to pick one fighter from the most recent season of Dana White’s Contender Series it’d be a no-brainer.
“Bo Nickal, 100 percent,” White told …read more

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Bo Nickal calls out Khamzat Chimaev and Logan Paul, Dana White responds: ‘Let’s not get crazy here’

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After a second win on DWCS that was even faster than the first one, it was hard …read more

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Josh Thomson warns Khamzat Chimaev about “The guy you keep away from” Robert Whittaker

Josh Thomson has picked out Robert Whittaker as the man who give Khamzat Chimaev serious trouble at 185lb. ‘Borz’ has become one of the most devastating fighters in the organisation …read more

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Henry Cejudo: Paulo Costa has beaten world-class wrestlers, is a tough matchup for Khamzat Chimaev

Henry Cejudo thinks Paulo Costa is well-rounded enough to beat Khamzat Chimaev.
With Chimaev teasing a move up to middleweight for his next fight, former title challenger Costa appears to be …read more

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Sonnen: Kevin Holland’s Retirement ‘Is Just A Ploy For Attention’

Kevin Holland said he was taking the money made from his short notice Khamzat Chimaev fight and running, but Chael Sonnen isn’t buying it. Holland was already building a reputation …read more

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UFC 279 Thrill and Agony video: Paulo Costa mocks Khamzat Chimaev, Nate Diaz celebrates with Tommy Lee

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The UFC 279 edition of The Thrill and the Agony focuses on the two top fights atop the pay-per-view card: Nate Diaz vs. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev teases potential move to middleweight after UFC 279 weight-cutting disaster

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Khamzat Chimaev might finally be ready to commit to the middleweight division.
The undefeated Chechen, who has fought at both 170 …read more

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Dana White admits Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz 'wouldn't have been good' – for Diaz

Seeing what Khamzat Chimaev did to Kevin Holland at UFC 279, Dana White realizes that the Nate Diaz fight may have only gone worse.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) was initially scheduled …read more

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Chimaev’s Muslim teammate responds to Khabib’s ‘no Muslim’ criticism

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Khamzat Chimaev’s teammate responded to Khabib Nurmagomedov. Khabib Nurmagomedov recently criticized Khamzat Chimaev for his infamous botched weight cut that …read more

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Cejudo Criticizes Chimaev For Dismissing Future Whittaker Fight

Former two-division UFC champion Henry Cejudo has questioned Khamzat Chimaev’s decision to dismiss the idea of facing Robert Whittaker down the line. At UFC 279, Chimaev further cemented his dominance …read more

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Costa Takes Credit For Chimaev’s Weight Miss: “I Stole Everything”

Paulo Costa still has Khamzat Chimaev in his crosshairs. The UFC middleweight division is already staked with talented fighters all looking to move up and challenge for the belt. With …read more

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Morning Report: Sean O’Malley questions Khamzat Chimaev’s last two weigh-ins: ‘He’s not gonna make 170’

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Khamzat Chimaev will have a lot to prove in his next time out.
UFC 279 saw an unprecedented last-minute shuffling of …read more

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Thief! Costa ‘Stole Everything’ From Chimaev

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Paulo Costa and Khamzat Chimaev have quickly, and randomly, become the most intriguing of rivals.
As UFC 279 …read more

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Paulo Costa takes credit for Khamzat Chimaev’s UFC 279 weight miss: ‘I stole everything’

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Paulo Costa has one fight remaining on his current UFC contract, and he wants it to be against Khamzat Chimaev. …read more

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Morning Report: Henry Cejudo offers advice to Khamzat Chimaev on weight struggles: ‘He’s probably training too much’

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Henry Cejudo believes Khamzat Chimaev can make welterweight, but he’s got to adjust how he approaches the …read more

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Hot Tweets: Fallout from UFC 279, Khamzat Chimaev’s weight miss, and what’s next for Nate Diaz

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It would appear everyone is still very interested in the fallout from UFC 279.
I …read more

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Video: Nate Diaz releases vlog on chaotic UFC 279 fight week from behind the scenes

Nate Diaz had a camera crew with him throughout what was possibly his final UFC fight week.
Diaz (21-13 MMA, 16-11 UFC), who was originally supposed to fight Khamzat Chimaev in …read more

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Heck of a Morning: Why Colby Covington vs. Khamzat Chimaev is absolutely the fight to make

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Khamzat Chimaev is still making headlines after his massive weight miss, and dominant win over Kevin Holland at UFC 279. …read more

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Paulo Costa believes the pressure of UFC 279 got to Khamzat Chimaev: ‘I think he lost his mind a little bit’

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Paulo Costa believes the moment was simply too big for Khamzat Chimaev.
UFC 279 was supposed to …read more

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Holland Addresses Failed UFC 279 Glove Touch Vs. Chimaev

Kevin Holland has spoken out about the alleged fake glove touch by Khamzat Chimaev as the action in their fight began at UFC 279. Holland lost to Chimaev via first-round …read more

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Morning Report: Georges St-Pierre on Khamzat Chimaev’s big weight miss: ‘It’s hard to forgive’

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Georges St-Pierre knows just how important it is to properly make weight if you want to be a champion.
The former …read more

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Gilbert Melendez takes aim at Khamzat Chimaev for missing weight and his comments about Nate Diaz

Former two-time Strikeforce lightweight champion and longtime teammate of Nate Diaz, Gilbert Melendez, lost some respect for Khamzat Chimaev after UFC 279.

Chimaev was scheduled to face Diaz in the fight …read more

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Till Defends Chimaev & Team After Khabib’s Comments

UFC middleweight Darren Till has come to the defense of Khamzat Chimaev and his team following comments from MMA legend Khabib Nurmagomedov. Till was recently in Las Vegas alongside Chimaev …read more

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Sonnen: Chimaev Acted Wisely Post-UFC 279 Weight Miss

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen believes that welterweight star Khamzat Chimaev acted as he should have done following his controversial weight miss. Entering UFC 279 fight week, some were …read more

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While Nate Diaz and Khamzat Chimaev didn’t end up fighting each other as planned in the main event of UFC 279, both men find themselves in very interesting positions following …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Says He’s Bigger Star Than Diaz After UFC 279

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev still sees himself as a bigger draw than Nate Diaz despite the UFC 279 fight week drama. Chimaev was slated to face Diaz in the …read more

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Rodriguez: Kevin Holland Made Sure I Got Paid

Daniel Rodriguez has told of how Kevin Holland made sure he was taken care of before Holland accepted a bout with Khamzat Chimaev. Rodriguez and Holland were originally set to …read more

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Rankings Show: Is it time to stop calling Demetrious Johnson a flyweight?

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What in the hell are we supposed to do with Khamzat Chimaev after his massive weight miss? Is it egregious …read more

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Embrace The Hate!

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After starting off as a fan-favorite, Khamzat Chimaev lost a innumerable supporters in the aftermath of UFC 279, which saw …read more

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Morning Report: Darren Till says Khamzat Chimaev ‘tried his utmost’ to make weight at UFC 279, believes he can still make 170 pounds ‘comfortably’

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Darren Till believes Khamzat Chimaev can make welterweight, even if maybe he wouldn’t advise …read more

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Belal Muhammad says ‘fat’ Khamzat Chimaev needs to be more disciplined

Belal Muhammad, the No. 5 ranked welterweight contender, threw a little shade toward No. 3 ranked Khamzat Chimaev for Chimaev missing weight for UFC 279.

Chimaev not only missed weight, …read more

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Sean Strickland: Khamzat Chimaev has a better shot at being UFC champion at welterweight

Sean Strickland thinks Khamzat Chimaev should stay at welterweight.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) came in 7.5 pounds over the welterweight limit for his originally scheduled bout against Nate Diaz this …read more

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Belal Muhammad: 'Fat' Khamzat Chimaev needs to start being more disciplined after UFC 279 weight miss

Belal Muhammad took aim at Khamzat Chimaev for missing weight at UFC 279.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) came in 7.5 pounds over the welterweight limit for his headliner against Nate …read more

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White & Schaub Reignite Feud After Chimaev Weight Controversy

UFC President Dana White and former fighter-turned podcaster Brendan Schaub are at it again following Khamzat Chimaev’s UFC 279 weight miss. The MMA community was shocked when Chimaev missed weight …read more

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DWCS 54 winner Ikram Aliskerov would love to rematch Khamzat Chimaev – but not right now

LAS VEGAS – Ikram Aliskerov can see a Khamzat Chimaev rematch down the line, but knows he has some work to do.
Aliskerov (13-1) punched his ticket to the UFC with …read more

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Paulo Costa To Khamzat Chimaev: Gotcha Hat!

It appears that Paulo Costa channeled his inner Jake Paul to troll Khamzat Chimaev after their recent run-in. Ahead of UFC 279, reports broke that Chimaev and Costa found themselves …read more

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White says Chimaev won’t suffer for UFC 279 antics

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Business as usual for Khamzat Chimaev. Khamzat Chimaev capped off an …read more

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Video: What should the UFC do with Khamzat Chimaev after his big weight miss?

Khamzat Chimaev certainly had an eventful fight week for UFC 279.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) stayed unbeaten when he submitted Kevin Holland (23-8 MMA, 10-5 UFC) in the first round …read more

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White: Chimaev Didn’t Have A “Bad Week” At UFC 279

Despite his indiscretions prior to fight night, Dana White does not believe that Khamzat Chimaev’s UFC 279 week was “bad” by any stretch. When Chimaev was booked to headline the …read more

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Sterling: Khamzat is ‘a special gift’ to MMA, should be ‘champion already’

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Aljamain Sterling thinks Khamzat Chimaev is virtually unbeatable. Aljamain Sterling thinks …read more

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Strickland Suggests Chimaev Weight Miss “Looked Staged”

UFC middleweight Sean Strickland has joined the group of individuals who believe that Khamzat Chimaev’s recent weight miss was “staged.” At UFC 279 this past weekend, Chimaev was scheduled to …read more

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Dana White: Khamzat Chimaev didn't have a bad UFC 279 week 'by any stretch'

All things considered, Dana White doesn’t think Khamzat Chimaev had a bad fight week for UFC 279.
Chimaev was on many headlines last week ahead of his return to the octagon, …read more

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UFC’s praise for Diaz can’t hide how they wanted to damage his value

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'If we pull this off, it will be a miracle': Inside the 14 hours that saved UFC 279

What really happened from the moment Khamzat Chimaev’s team realized he wouldn’t make weight? Brett Okamoto on a drama-filled day in Vegas. …read more

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Jingliang describes containing Khamzat during backstage brawl

Li Jingliang at ceremonial weigh-ins for UFC 279. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The ‘Leech’ had to hold Khamzat Chimaev back at one …read more

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Whittaker Open To Chimaev Smesh Sesh

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The “Smesh Bros” may only continue to grow if Khamzat Chimaev gets his wish.
Chimaev put on yet another dominant performance …read more

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Robert Whittaker accepts Khamzat Chimaev’s offer to train: ‘We can hunt bad guys together’

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Robert Whittaker feels that he and Khamzat Chimaev could be a potential dynamic duo.
Following his dominant first-round submission win over …read more

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Watch: UFC Fan Heckles Khamzat Chimaev, Instantly Regrets It

One UFC fan decided to poke fun at Khamzat Chimaev after missing weight ahead of UFC 279 and potentially got a damaged phone in the process. Chimaev was set for …read more

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Robert Whittaker open to training with Khamzat Chimaev, expects him to do 'quite well' against top middleweights

Robert Whittaker has no doubt Khamzat Chimaev would fare well against the UFC’s middleweight elite.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has competed at middleweight several times before, but has emerged as …read more

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Sean O’Malley: ‘Khamzat Chimaev is a problem for 170 and 185’

Welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev didn’t do himself any favors among fans when he badly missed weight for UFC 279 forcing a reshuffling of the fight card.

“Borz” was booed …read more

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Idiot Fan Heckles KhamFat, Gets (Ph)Owned

Look at me! I’m Insta-famous! Undefeated UFC welterweight sensation Khamzat Chimaev missed weight for his UFC 279 main event against Nate Diaz, then doubled down on his villainy by flipping …read more

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Khabib: Chimaev Needs Muslims Around For Guidance

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to see Khamzat Chimaev surround himself with a better inner circle. Chimaev defeated Kevin Holland via first-round submission in the UFC 279 co-main …read more

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Tony Ferguson Is Going To Study Business At Harvard

Tony Ferguson is preparing for his future without fighting. The big hero of this past weekend was Tony Ferguson. Following the missed weight by Khamzat Chimaev, Nate Diaz was in …read more

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Heck of a Morning: What’s next for Khamzat Chimaev after wild UFC 279? Tanner Boser joins the show

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Khamzat Chimaev’s talent and physical tools can’t be called into question, but what transpired outside of the octagon during UFC …read more

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Khabib To Khamzat: Get More Muslims!

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Undefeated UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev missed weight for his UFC 279 pay-per-view (PPV) main event last weekend in Las …read more

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Andreas Michael details Khamzat Chimaev's weight cut issues ahead of UFC 279: 'His body was seizing up'

Andreas Michael says Khamzat Chimaev’s body shut down during his weight cut for UFC 279.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC), who was scheduled to face Nate Diaz in this past Saturday’s …read more

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What does the UFC do with a problem like Khamzat Chimaev?

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Can / should the UFC …read more

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Chimaev On Diaz: A Real Gangster Wouldn’t Care About Weight

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev has once again questioned Nate Diaz’s “gangster” credentials, this time owing to their failed matchup at UFC 279. This past weekend, original headlining opponents Diaz and …read more

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Morning Report: Aljamain Sterling praises Khamzat Chimaev: ‘He’s a special gift to this generation of MMA’

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Aljamain Sterling sees nothing but good things awaiting Khamzat Chimaev’s future.
This past weekend at UFC 279, Chimaev’s dominant ways continued …read more

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NAC investigating UFC 279 presser fracas, may revoke licenses

UFC welterweight Kevin Holland trading words with Khamzat Chimaev before the UFC 279 pre-fight presser.

The Nevada Athletic Commission plans to bring down the …read more

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Vomiting, fainting, spasms - Chimaev’s body has been ‘off’ since COVID

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Khamzat Chimaev’s coach reveals details from the dangerous weight cut at UFC 279. Khamzat Chimaev had a pretty disastrous weight …read more

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Sonnen Makes The Case That Nate Diaz Beat Khamzat Chimaev

According to the laws of Chael Sonnen, Khamzat Chimaev suffered the first loss of his career by not making his contracted weight against Nate Diaz. Sonnen has some strong feelings …read more

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Josh Thomson: Khamzat Chimaev has 'a lot of great gifts. Fight IQ is not one of them.'

Josh Thomson thinks Khamzat Chimaev needs to manage his energy, or it will eventually cost him.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) ran through Kevin Holland (23-8 MMA, 10-5 UFC) in Saturday’s UFC 279 …read more

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UFC 279 highlights & recap: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland

Watch the UFC 279 highlights video and recap from the retooled co-main event pitting Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland. The bout headlined the UFC 279 fight card on Saturday, September …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev names one UFC middleweight he doesn’t want to fight

Robert Whittaker defeats Marvin Vettori in their middleweight bout at UFC Paris. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Khamzat Chimaev doesn’t want to fight Robert …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Khamzat Chimaev Is A Bi**h

As impressive as his performance was at UFC 279, UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya has noted that Khamzat Chimaev is still a “b*tch.” This past weekend in Las Vegas, Chimaev …read more

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Michael Bisping: 'UFC officially has a new super villain' in Khamzat Chimaev after UFC 279

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping thinks Khamzat Chimaev needed to have a flawless performance at UFC 279.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) quickly submitted Kevin Holland (23-8 MMA, 10-5 UFC) …read more

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Holland wants striking battle with Wonderboy after losing ‘grappling match’ to Khamzat

Kevin Holland is defeated by Khamzat Chimaev in the UFC 279 co-main event. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

UFC welterweight Kevin Holland wants to …read more

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UFC Saved Diaz, Kept Khamzat From Jail

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Undefeated something-weight contender Khamzat Chimaev was scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in the UFC 279 pay-per-view (PPV) main event last …read more

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The MMA Hour with Paulo Costa, Li Jingliang, Chris Barnett, and Khamzat Chimaev’s coach Andreas Michael at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Chimaev Reveals In-Fight Talk Between Him & Holland At UFC 279

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev got off to such a torrid pace against Kevin Holland that Holland felt he deserved some credit. It was an unusual journey to the Octagon for …read more

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Nate Diaz grades Khamzat Chimaev’s performance against Kevin Holland at UFC 279: “Lame, scared, boring rookie”

Nate Diaz was not impressed by Khamzat Chimaev’s first round submission victory over Kevin Holland at last night’s UFC 279 event. Diaz (21-13 MMA) and Chimaev (12-0 MMA) were supposed …read more

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Dana White shares future plans for Khamzat Chimaev after UFC 279: “It’s a problem that he missed weight”

Dana White addressed Khamzat Chimaev’s brutal weight miss during Saturday’s UFC 279 post-fight press conference. Chimaev (12-0 MMA) was supposed to headline last night’s pay-per-view event opposite Nate Diaz (21-13 …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev trashes Nate Diaz's UFC 279 win: 'If I fought him, I'd kill him. I'd be in the jail'

LAS VEGAS – Khamzat Chimaev wasn’t impressed at all by what he saw from Nate Diaz.
The UFC contender thought Diaz looked poor in his performance on Saturday night, despite Diaz …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: How Khamzat Chimaev should be handled after UFC 279 weight miss?

UFC 279 was not an experience Khamzat Chimaev will want to hang his hat on. But hopefully, it serves as a learning lesson.
Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) missed weight by …read more

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Daniel Rodriguez ‘surprised’ by Khamzat Chimaev’s behavior, calls out lack of remorse

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LAS VEGAS — UFC veteran Daniel Rodriguez talks to the media after his UFC 279 win over Li Jingliang, his …read more

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Confused Chimaev Responds To Fake Glove Touch Accusations

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Fair or not, the internet was not impressed with Khamzat Chimaev’s decision to shoot for a takedown …read more

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Holland Speaks Out After UFC 279 Loss, Names Two Opponents

UFC welterweight star Kevin Holland has spoken out for the first time since his loss to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279 on Saturday. Holland lost to Chimaev via first-round submission …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev explains why he would rather train with Robert Whittaker than fight him

LAS VEGAS – Khamzat Chimaev may promise to “smash everybody,” but there is at least one UFC peer he has a lot of respect for, and does not wish to …read more

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Chimaev’s UFC 279 victory celebrated by Kaydrov’s ruling clique

Some of Khamzat Chimaev’s most ardent followers include Ramzan Kadyrov and his loyalists, all of whom celebrated the fighter’s dominant victory at UFC 279. – In the wake of Khamzat …read more

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