Neil Magny has been vocal about his want to struggle Khamzat Chimaev, however the struggle has nonetheless to be booked.
Ever considering the fact that Chimaev scored a a single-punch KO over Gerald Meerschaert, a lot of puzzled what would be subsequent for the Swede. Lots of fans referred to as for him to combat a best-five opponent and Stephen Thompson’s name obtained brought up. However, “Wonderboy” explained he wasn’t interested and Magny and Chimaev then verbally agreed to the battle on social media.
When they agreed, many figured the battle would’ve been booked in the future several times. However, that has not been the case as Magny says it is thanks to Chimaev.
“There definitely seems like there is some hold up on his stop as much as currently being able to dedicate to an actual opponent and get the combat scheduled for a particular date. At this stage, we are at a complete standstill,” Magny said to Line Motion. “Other than a verbal settlement in which both he and I agreed to combat by way of social media and that sort of matter there has not been any contracts despatched out. (There) has not been any confirmation as far as the UFC stating this is 100 % the combat we are likely to make. As I reported, I consider he is out there making an attempt to find the greatest bidder for him to fight up coming. It is a bit irritating.”
Neil Magny is at this time ranked 10th at welterweight. The American is also on a three-combat successful streak and has received five of his last 6. Previous time out, he dominated Robbie Lawler to win a final decision and due to his duration and wrestling pedigree, could pose some issues for Chimaev.
Khamzat Chimaev, meanwhile, is 9- as a pro and 3- inside the Octagon. He has been the discuss of the city at any time considering the fact that his debut. So, on paper, a fight versus Magny surely would make sense.
Would you like to see Neil Magny vs. Khamzat Chimaev?