Khamzat Chimaev make his case that he’s as good at wrestling as it sounds, whether to set it up in MMA or show it off in a freestyle bout. Invincible Swedish-Chechen mixed martial artist defeated Jack Hermansson, who was one weight class taller than him in the UFC, in a freestyle wrestling match. Now, we know that no one will take Chimaev lightly in the UFC welterweight division.
Chimaev hit Hermansson on the back in the first few seconds of the match. Chimaev took the top spot while trying to pin Hermansson which took almost twenty seconds in the match until the first pin went in Chimaev’s favor. The second pin taken by Chimaev took only 10 seconds and Chimaev was 4 points ahead of his opponent. Hermansson hit Chimaev for the third peg but still don’t know if Chimaev have the ability to heal quickly or let Hermansson nail the perfect 4.
The second half of the game was very competitive as both did a great job defending from corners where they were deemed vulnerable. In the end, the match was over and Chimaev was announced as the winner, but wait! There’s much more.
Also, VIEW! A die-hard Khamzat Chimaev fan rushes to celebrate with the winner as he is forced out by security
Immediately after the referee raised Chimaev’s hand, a fan rushed inside the wrestling cage and started hugging Chimaev while congratulating and cheering for him. The fan was then forced outside the cage by security as he showed some resistance to stay inside. See the code below in the tweet.
What do you think of “Borz” Khamzat Chimaev’s performance against Hermansson in this gripping freestyle game that says a lot about Hermansson’s toughness but more about Chimaev’s skill and level of toughness? Do you believe Chimaev’s hype or are you just waiting for more challenges against him to become his fan?
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