The undefeated UFC Welterweight fighter, Khamzat Chimaev goes to face Li Jingliang on the foremost card of UFC 267 this Saturday. Chimaev might be stepping contained in the Octagon nearly after a yr and he is aware of very nicely he has a variety of misplaced time to make up for.
He made his UFC debut final yr in UAE and have become an in a single day sensation by securing three victories inside a span of a few months. However after that, he handled severe issues related to COVID and now he’s assured that with this win in opposition to Jingliang, he’s going to place the Welterweight division on excessive alert.
Speaking about his struggle at UFC 267 media day, Khamzat Chimaev says, “I hope so, however I don’t assume these guys need to struggle with me after this struggle, They’re gonna begin to be scared once more, complain ‘he didn’t struggle a few of these good guys, blah blah blah,’ issues like that. We are going to see what occurs after this struggle.”
Khamzat Chimaev was booked to face Leon Edwards on three completely different events in 2020, however this struggle by no means occurred because of COVID-19 problems. Now Chimaev needs to climb the rankings one after the other earlier than getting an opportunity to face the ‘Rocky’ one once more.
Chimaev added, “In fact, I might be joyful if they offer me someone like (Edwards), however I believe if he wins this struggle he’s alleged to struggle for the title. What number of win streak now? 10, 9? I respect that.”
“I win this struggle, win additionally one, two, three fights extra earlier than the title. I don’t need to bounce up previous the fellows and have individuals discuss like, ‘That is disrespect,’ I don’t like this discuss. I need to present who I’m. I’m gonna beat all the fellows within the high 10, 10 fighters, and I’m gonna turn out to be champion.”
Khamzat Chimaev doesn’t consider Li Jingliang is his hardest opponent
Khamzat Chimaev secured three wins within the yr 2020 in fast succession. This contains wins over Meerschaert, Rhys McKee, and John Phillips. Now he’s going to face the quantity eleventh ranked UFC Welterweight fighter, Li Jingliang however he nonetheless believes Jingliang isn’t his hardest opponent.
Chimaev added, “I don’t assume so, Final time I struggle Gerald Meerschaert, they are saying, ‘He owns essentially the most submissions within the recreation,’ all the time individuals going to speak that someone is best than me. I do know who I’m. I’m gonna go take his head.”
https://firstsportz.com/ufc-267-khamzat-chimaev-on-putting-division-notice/ | “I don’t assume these guys need to struggle with me after this struggle,” Khamzat Chimaev needs to place the division on alert after UFC 267