Khamzat Chimaev tweets meme to downplay his weight debacle

Some people are tone deaf. One of them is UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev. Today at the weigh-ins for his UFC 279 bout with Nate Diaz, Chimaev missed weight by an embarrassing 7.5 pounds. The shots have been fired by disgusted and exasperated MMA fans on social media and now Chimaev has fired back. Instead of … Read more

Khamzat Chimaev embarrassingly misses weight for UFC 279

Wow… If UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev wanted to make a case for being the next in line for a shot at champion Leon Edwards – it’s not happening. Today at the UFC 279 weigh-ins, Khamzat missed weight by a ridiculous 7.5 pounds. This is a disaster for everyone involved. In his farewell fight, Nate Diaz … Read more

Team Diaz and Team Chimaev brawl reason given

It wouldn’t be a Nate Diaz press conference if people weren’t fighting. Dana White canceled the UFC 279 press conference unexpectedly yesterday without giving a reason causing media speculation to run rampant. It turns out that it was an altercation. Combat Sports insider Ariel Helwani Tweeted the reason Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz’s teams clashed. … Read more

Nate Diaz says he was denied 4 opponents before Chimaev

UFC fan favorite Nate Diaz has one final fight left on his current contract. Some fans speculated it would be a trilogy closer with Conor McGregor, a rematch with Jorge Masvidal, or even Dustin Poirier. It ended up being an up and coming killer. Enter Khamzat Chimaev. The social media talk was immediately centered around … Read more

Traitor! Khamzat Chimaev training Hermansson ahead of Till fight

UFC fighters Khamzat Chimaev and Darren Till were inseparable or at least it appeared that way on social media earlier this year. The pair were seen in photos laughing, joking, and training together but that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore. Darren Till (ranked #8) will be squaring off in a middleweight bout on … Read more

Khamzat Chimaev sends classy message to Ferguson after KO loss

Swedish UFC prodigy Khamzat Chimaev has been an over the top personality since his debut. Most of what we have seen other than the buddy cop relationship with Darren Till has been aggressive callouts and some trash talking. He was tested by Gilbert Burns in his last bout and for some reason his detractors have … Read more

Khamzat Chimaev offers to fight two champions

UFC hype monster Khamzat Chimaev is a perfect 5-0 in the organization. Title shot desires have been verbalized by his team and Chimaev himself after the Swedish prodigy recently defeated former welterweight title contender Gilbert Burns. Had Khamzat mauled Burns like he has done his other opponents a title shot may have been in the … Read more

Gilbert Burns not sold on Covington beating Masvidal

Colby Covington’s blood feud with Jorge Masvidal is legendary. I don’t throw that term around lightly. These former friends and teammates have been involved in a bitter and very public rivalry ramped up in the past few months. That’s because a fight between the two was finally announced and a date was set. March 5th … Read more

Schaub among those who think Chimaev is the answer to Usman

Khamzat Chimaev. A name that has popped up in UFC welterweight title contender discussions since his debut. The current welterweight champion is the incredibly talented Kamaru Usman who has his name in the greatest of all time discussions. It’s the perfect scenario of unstoppable force meeting an immovable object. A lot of if’s between now … Read more

Aljamain Sterling is sporting a Dagestani beard

Current UFC men’s bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling shared an epic beard photo ahead of his rematch with former champ Petr Yan. The Dagestani facial hair style is currently sported by UFC phenoms Islam Makhachev and Khamzat Chimaev. Maybe Sterling is trying to channel a little Khabib, too? Check it out.