Khamzat Chimaev roasts for UFC 279 weight error (photo)

Khamzat Chimaev took to social media to toast for his massive weight loss at the UFC 279 weigh-ins.

In probably the greatest moment of his career Chamzat Chimaev has many fight fans concerned about the status of UFC 279’s main event. As of Friday morning, Chimaev weighed 178.5 pounds, 8.5 pounds over the 170-pound welterweight class and 7.5 pounds over the limit.

It is yet to be determined whether Nate Diaz will accept the fight after successfully weighing in. Chimaev quickly took to Twitter to embarrass himself for the massive weight loss.

Khamzat Chimaev missed the weight by 7.5 pounds

In his post he mentions his friend and fellow player Darren Till, who jokingly attributes the weight error to Till. Until now, UFC279 was full of wild antics, from the brawl at Thursday’s press conference and subsequent cancellation to the massive underweight of the main event.

UFC 279: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz takes place live from T-Mobile Arena on Saturday 10th September 2022 in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided MMA on-site for all your news and highlights. Khamzat Chimaev roasts for UFC 279 weight error (photo)

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