Khamzat Chimaev is one of the hottest contenders in the UFC right now. The Swedish mixed martial artist turned some heads upon his arrival at the organization. He’s on a four-fight win streak in the UFC, and to everyone’s surprise, he’s only caught one strike in those bouts.
He’s been calling for a fight against the best opponents since his arrival, and now he’s finally getting a chance to prove himself against the No. 2 welterweight. Gilbert Burns. Khamzat is very confident in his abilities and he believes he would run through Burns and then he would beat Kamaru Usman to become the welterweight king.
In a recent interview with Ariel Helwani The MMA lessonhe said, “I think I have to fight for the title. Who’s the next guy out there? Ten fights, ten finishes. After (Gilbert), 11 fights, 11 finishes. And what will they say? The guy is #2 in the ranking. Now they’re talking about, ‘Oh, you didn’t fight anyone on the leaderboard.’ Now if I beat this guy…#2…what are you gonna say?”
“I feel like I could kill anyone” – Khamzat Chimaev is brimming with confidence ahead of his fight against Gilbert Burns
Khamzat truly believes that he is the best in the world and in the same interview he said: “I feel like I could kill anyone, brother. I’m the greatest of all time, brother. I am the best.” Khamzat currently competes at welterweight and middleweight. He plans to become the first three division champion in the UFC and he wants to prepare for that adventure with the best light heavyweight in the world.
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Speaking about his Jones in his recent YouTube video, he said: “It’s Ramadan after the fight. After Ramadan maybe go to other gyms in other cities, train there. Maybe go to Henry Cejudo. Maybe I’ll go straight to Jon Jones, I said I want to train with him. The guys he beat were monsters, monsters in his division. He doesn’t have easy fighters, but he makes them easy. A lot of guys he beat, crazy good guys.”
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