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Khamzat Chimaev believes he will be the Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali of MMA: “I’m...

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Neil Magny

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...
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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...
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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...
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Dana White has cast doubt regarding the potential return of Khamzat Chimaev: “I don’t...

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...
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Khamzat Chimaev became “depressed” and “frightened” after coughing up blood, details brother

The brother of UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev says the Russian star became "depressed" and "frightened" after coughing up blood. Chimaev was one of the...
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Dana White uncertain about Khamzat Chimaev’s fighting future: “I don’t know what he’s going...

Dana White doesn't know what Khamzat Chimaev's fighting future looks like. This past week, Chimaev took to Instagram where he appeared to announce his retirement...
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Anthony Smith sympathizes with Khamzat Chimaev’s emotional struggles: “He’s used to being a f*cking...

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Smith can relate to the recent emotional struggles of Khamzat Chimaev. Chimaev (9-0 MMA) recently shocked fight fans...
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Chael Sonnen blasts “fake tough guys” atop UFC welterweight division: “None of the top-five...

Chael Sonnen blasted the "fake tough guys" atop the UFC welterweight division, suggesting that "none of the top-five guys want to fight." Sonnen was a...
Ramzan Kadyrov, Khamzat Chimaev

Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Chechen Republic, claims he convinced UFC’s Khamzat Chimaev not to...

Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of the Chechen Republic, says he has convinced UFC star Khamzat Chimaev not to retire from mixed martial arts. Chimaev, a...
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Dana White reacts after UFC star Khamzat Chimaev retires from MMA

Dana White has weighed in after budding UFC star Khamzat Chimaev announced his sudden retirement from mixed martial arts. Chimaev (9-0 MMA) has been one...
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Khamzat Chimaev seemingly announces his retirement from MMA: “I think I’m done”

Khamzat Chimaev has apparently retired from MMA. Chimaev, who became a superstar in the UFC in 2020, was set to challenge Leon Edwards in December....
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Khamzat Chimaev targets June return, eyes new opponent for UFC comeback

Khamzat Chimaev is on the road back to good health and already has an opponent in mind for his planned UFC comeback this June. Chimaev...
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Chael Sonnen slams top UFC welterweights for being “scared” of Khamzat Chimaev

Former fighter and MMA analyst Chael Sonnen believes the UFC's top welterweights are all "scared" of rising prospect Khamzat Chimaev. The UFC welterweight top 5...
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Khamzat Chimaev flying to Las Vegas to receive medical care, hopes to fight by...

Khamzat Chimaev is en route to Las Vegas to receive medical care for his lingering effects from COVID-19. After Chimaev got COVID-19, his fight against...
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Team: Khamzat Chimaev ‘thought he was going to die’

Once again, the highly anticipated meeting between Khamzat Chimaev and Leon Edwards has fallen through. After the bout's cancellation on Thursday due to continued complications...
Mike Perry

Mike Perry offers to fight Leon Edwards: “I know I don’t have a win...

Mike Perry has offered to step up and fight Leon Edwards on short notice after his scheduled UFC fight with Khamzat Chimaev fell through. Edwards...
Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson offers to replace Khamzat Chimaev and fight Leon Edwards

Stephen Thompson is hoping to finally fight Leon Edwards. Ever since Edwards lost his fight to Tyron Woodley in March of 2020 due to the...
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Breaking | Khamzat Chimaev out of scheduled UFC fight with Leon Edwards

Khamzat Chimaev has been forced to pull out of his fight with Leon Edwards on March 13. Chimaev and Edwards were scheduled to face one...
Leon Edwards

Leon Edwards believes Jorge Masvidal will continue to “find an excuse” even after he...

UFC welterweight Leon Edwards believes Jorge Masvidal will find an excuse not to fight him even if he beats rising contender Khamzat Chimaev. Edwards is...
Neil Magny

Neil Magny vows to slap Khamzat Chimaev on sight following recent troll job

UFC welterweight Neil Magny has vowed to slap Khamzat Chimaev on sight in the wake of the latter's trolling on social media. At one point...
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Khamzat Chimaev says he has never seen Leon Edwards fight

Ahead of their upcoming main event matchup, UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev admitted that he has never watched Leon Edwards fight. After two previous matchups...
Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns shares his predictions for Masvidal vs. Covington and Chimaev vs. Edwards

Soon to be welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns has shared his predictions for Masvidal vs. Covington and Chimaev vs. Edwards. Burns (19-3 MMA) is set...
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Video | Khamzat Chimaev looks sharp on the pads during training session with Alexander...

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev looked sharp on the pads during a recent training session with Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Chimaev finally returns to the...
Khamzat Chimaev, Conor McGregor

Khamzat Chimaev takes aim at Conor McGregor following UFC 257 loss to Dustin Poirier

UFC welterweight Khamzat Chimaev took aim at promotional superstar Conor McGregor following his UFC 257 knockout loss to Dustin Poirier. Chimaev was one of a...