Welterweight phenom Khamzat Chimaev, who also competes at 185 lbs, will serve as one particular fifty percent of an future UFC major celebration later on this 12 months in Las Vegas, in accordance to advertising president Dana White, who verified at the UFC 253 push conference that “Borz” will face a ranked opponent.
Just as shortly as matchmakers can locate just one to acquire the fight.
“I have a date, now they wanting for other aspect,” Chimaev wrote on Twitter. “Five-spherical main event. Thank you Dana White for maintaining your term. We communicate with UFC nobody in Top rated 10 not scheduled wishes to combat with me. Demian Maia, I regard you, I want to examination myself and my grappling from legend like you.”
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Chimaev (9-) was envisioned to land the Maia combat with a victory about Gerald Meerschaert at the UFC Vegas 11 event final weekend in “Sin City” and considering that “Borz” held up his conclusion of the deal, it’s not up to the Brazilian and management workforce to put pen to paper.