Khamzat Chimaev has also joined the Nick Diaz bandwagon, as the rising UFC prospect Khamzat Chimaev called out Nick Diaz. He went a step further and claimed that after beating his next opponent, Chimaev stated that he would beat Damien Maia, Nick Diaz, and Nate Diaz the same night or every week. Chimaev is riding on a two-fight win streak in the UFC and put up one of the most dominant performances inside the octagon in recent times. Khamzat CHimaev recorded the fastest successful turnaround in the history of UFC as he racked up two straight wins within ten days of each other.
Earlier today, Khamzat Chimaev took to Twitter and called out the Diaz brothers. Chaimaev captioned, InshAllah if I will defeat my next opponent Dana White, please I can fight Maia, Nate Diaz, and Nick Diaz back to back the same night or every week. Easiest money welterweight division.”
Khamzat Chimaev calls out Nick Diaz
Khamzat Chimaev did not stop at calling out Nick Diaz but also called out the younger brother Nate Diaz while stating that it’s easy money at the Welterweight division. Nate Diaz is expected to return against Jorge Masvidal in early 2021 in a symbolic BMF rematch. As for Nick Diaz, he looks fit, and according to his manager, is also looking at making an early 2021 return to the octagon.
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Khamzat Chimaev is scheduled to take on Gerald Meerschaert and then Damien Maia next. For the first time in the history of UFC, a fighter has been booked for two fights even before the outcome of the first fight. Dana White revealed why UFC decided to book two fights for Khamzat Chimaev.
“I told these guys to get him to flights get him one here in Vegas and one on Fight Island, and he’s fighting both here. I don’t know why they ended up doing that. But whatever. It’s all good.”
White revealed that Khamzat Chimaev wanted to fight two opponents back to back, and hence the decision to book him with two fights was taken. However, White also revealed that he was looking at Chiamev fighting one fight here in Vegas, while the other on Fight Island. Interestingly enough, Khamzat Ciamev will be competing here in Las Vegas. Chimaev has picked up a lot of attention from fight fans around the world owing to his back to back dominant performances inside the octagon. It will be interesting to see if Chiamev can continue the same run when he takes on a top-ranked opponent next.