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Khamzat Chimaev

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Win Rate
100 %
Finish Rate
64 %
Decision Win %
100 %
#3 Welterweight (UFC)

Khamzat Chimaev

Age
28
Height
6' 2 (188 cm)
Reach
75 in. (6' 3/190 cm)
Ape-Index
1.011
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
Russian Federation
Main Division
Welterweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
purple_belt
Biography
Khamzat Khizarovich Chimaev is a Swedish professional mixed martial artist and freestyle wrestler who competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship . In wrestling, Chimaev is a three-time Swedish National champion. As of April 12, 2022, he is #3 in the UFC welterweight rankings.
Combat Approach
Chimaev also proved its effectiveness on the regional circuit as well, with a quick win over former two-time GHSA wrestling champion Sidney Wheeler after taking him down with an outside trip. Although his striking is still relatively unknown and untested, it involves heavy knockout power from the orthodox stance while utilizing basic boxing and mixing up kicks. He has previously used it to drop past opponents on the regional circuit, including former combat sambo World Champion Ikram Aliskerov.
Fighter Trivia
He carries a notable scar on his lip, which he got at the age of two when he fell down on concrete stairs, leaving him unable to breathe correctly through one nostril. Chimaev contracted COVID-19 in December 2020 and suffered lingering symptoms that required multiple hospitalizations and the cancelation of a scheduled fight against Leon Edwards. Chimaev was present during a livestream in which Kadyrov threatened to kill a minor who criticized his repressive rule.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Gilbert Burns
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (Four times) vs. John Phillips, Rhys McKee, Gerald Meerschaert, and Li Jingliang
  • UFC: Record for fastest consecutive wins in Modern UFC history (ten days)
  • UFC: Record for quickest three fight win streak in Modern UFC history (66 days)
  • UFC: 2020 UFC Honors Debut of the Year
  • Crypto.com: Fan Bonus of the Night vs. Gilbert Burns
  • Brave Combat Federation: Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Ikram Aliskerov
  • Nordic MMA Awards – MMAviking.com: 2018 Prospect of the Year
  • Nordic MMA Awards – MMAviking.com: 2020 Male fighter of the Year
  • MMAjunkie.com: 2020 September Knockout of the Month vs. Gerald Meerschaert
  • MMAjunkie.com: 2020 Newcomer of the Year
  • MMA Fighting: 2020 "Breakout Fighter of the Year"
  • CombatPress.com: 2020 "Breakthrough Fighter of the Year"
  • BT Sport: 2020 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
  • Swedish Wrestling Federation: 2018 Swedish Championships champion, 92 kg
  • Swedish Wrestling Federation: 2016 Swedish Championships champion, 86 kg
  • Swedish Wrestling Federation: 2016 Solacup Championships champion, 86 kg
  • Swedish Wrestling Federation: 2015 Hammarslaget Championships champion, 86 kg
  • Swedish Wrestling Federation: 2015 Swedish Championships champion, 86 kg
  • Swedish Wrestling Federation: 2015 Lilla Mälarcupen Championships champion, 86 kg

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