khamzat chimaev Has flown to Dubai with his team where he is practicing patience.
“The UFC told us we’re going to fight in Abu Dhabi,” Chimayev said in a Video posted on his YouTube channel on Tuesday, “So that’s what I’m looking forward to.”
Chimayev desperate to return to the Octagon since his last fight, a First round submission win over Kevin Holland, It was back in September of last year at UFC 279, and it came together after the weigh-in massive chimaev blunder with Nate Diaz for his originally scheduled welterweight headliner.
Since then, Chimaev’s future has remained in question, with UFC president Dana White stating that he wants the rising UFC star to move up to middleweight. Chimaev names several potential opponents, including former UFC welterweight champion kamru usmancurrent UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, and No. 1 welterweight contender Colby Covington.
Bottom line: Chimaev (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) now lives in Dubai after spending time in Sweden and Thailand. He is “waiting for an opponent and a contract” to fight at UFC 294 in nearby Abu Dhabi on October 21. And this sound A matchup White has said as he hopes to meet Osman UFC Will Be Willing To Book If It Happens At 185 Pounds,
“Usman wants to fight. I fight her last. He wants money. He knows where the money is, you know? Everybody knows money,” Chimaev said. “I’ll fight this guy, Abu Dhabi, break his face, finish him off, then they’ll have to give me that title shot. Money is not a fight anymore. it’s only me.”
After winning his first six UFC fights, Chimaev is talking and walking the talk with a title shot he believes he has already earned. For him, division is irrelevant.
“I want to fight for the title. So it doesn’t matter to me which weight class.” “… just give me the title shot. I’m ready for both (divisions). I’m ready for Osman, I’m ready for Leon, I’m ready for Israel, it doesn’t matter. I’m ready for everybody “