UFC newcomer Khamzat Chimaev has put the entire welterweight division in just ten-days of his arrival. The Dagestani fighter based in Sweden made his debut at UFC on ESPN 13 against John Phillips and battered him into submission in the second round.
His last fight came 10-days later into his UFC debut against Rhys McKee at UFC on ESPN 14 and he battered the Irish newcomer and knocked him out in the first round.
The UFC newcomer is already 2-0 in the UFC in less than two weeks of being with the UFC. Prior to signing with the UFC, he was signed to Bahranian promotion BRAVE CF. There he compiled a record of 4-0 in less than a year of being signed with the promotion.
He has a professional record of 8-0 and all of his wins have come via stoppages inside two-rounds.
Khamzat Chimaev’s next fight
Khamzat Chimaev will be fighting again on August 15 at UFC 252. He will be fighting on the undercard of Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier.
Even UFC president Dana White said Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports in an interview that he will be booking Chimaev for the UFC 252 card.
Kevin tweeted “ Just spoke to @danawhite and he said @KChimaev “is special” and wants to fight again on Aug. 15 at UFC 252. He said he’ll make that happen.”
Where is Khamzat Chimaev from?
Khamzat Chimaev hails from Chechnya in Russia and currently lives in Sweden and trains out of Allstar training center in Stockholm.
Khamzat Chimaev’s height
Khamzat Chimaev stands at 6-feet-2-inches tall (188 cm) and fights in the welterweight and middleweight division.
How old is Khamzat Chimaev? (Age)
Khamzat Chimaev was born in 1994 and is currently 26-years-old.
Khamzat Chimaev’s MMA record
Chimaev made his MMA debut in IRFA 14 in the May of 2018. He fought Gard Olve Sagen and won via TKO in the second round. His second fight came against Ole Magnor at FCR 3 and he won via rear-naked choke submission in the first round.
He then signed with BRAVE CF in 2018 and won his first three-fight inside round 1 with all the wins coming via the way of TKO and KO. His last fight in the middle eastern promotion took place against Mzwandile Hlongwa at BRAVE CF 27 and he won via technical submission in the second round.
Chimaev made his UFC debut at UFC on ESPN 13 against John Phillips, where he finished the Englishman in the second round via submission. He made a quick turn around and fought Rhys McKee at UFC on ESPN 14, where he knocked out the Irishmen in the first round.
Chimaev currently has an MMA record of 8-0 with 8 stoppages (5 KOs and 3 Submission).
Khamzat Chimaev’s net worth
The net worth of Chimaev isn’t public yet and payouts from his last two UFC fights haven’t been revealed yet.
Khamzat Chimaev’s Instagram account
Chimaev is extremely active on social media platforms and currently has 276k followers. Click here to follow him on Instagram.
Khamzat Chimaev’s Wife/girlfriend
This information isn’t available yet.
Khamzat Chimaev vs Conor McGregor
While Chimaev has been with the promotion for only a short time, he has called out Conor McGregor on Twitter.
He took to twitter and called the Irishmen a ‘Tab machine king chicken heart’ and tagged UFC president Dana White to make that fight happen.
“@TheNotoriousMMA Tab machine king chicken heart @danawhite i’m hungry give me Give me dessert,” Chimaev said on twitter.