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Khamzat Chimaev Slaps Khabib With Truth Bombs Over Weight Cut

By: David  Smith

Khamzat Chimaev secured a flawless victory at UFC 279 against Kevin Holland, finishing him with a first-round submission.

However, he did receive a lot of criticism for missing weight by 7.5 lbs. Many fans are even questioning whether Chimaev can fight for a title shot next.

The former UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov shared his opinion on Chimaev missing weight by such a huge margin.

Khabib blamed Chimaev's teammates for his botched weight cut and said that Chimaev needs good teammates around him.

Well, Khamat Chimaev and his teammate, Darren Till did not appreciate the feedback from the Eagle as they reminded him his botched weight cuts during his UFC journey.

“Khabib’s missed weight like five times, man. Like, he’s got good people around him.”- Darren Till said in a recent interview with ESPN MMA

"I ate too much tiramisu, that’s why my fight with Tony Ferguson been cancelled five times"- Khamzat Chimaev responded to Khabib

Chimaev is likely to have a fight in the middleweight division next as per his coach. However, he will still have his eyes on the UFC welterweight title.

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