Purple sizzling UFC welterweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev, who’s now 2-Zero within the UFC, says that MMA is “too simple” for him.
Chimaev debuted within the UFC on July 15, profitable a middleweight struggle with John Phillips with a D’Arce choke within the first spherical. Simply 10 days’ later, the Chechen-Swede picked up his second Octagon win, mauling former BAMMA champ Rhys McKee to a first-round TKO in a welterweight struggle.
These two Octagon victories, which set the UFC document for the shortest time between wins, actually recreation the impression that MMA comes simply to Chimaev, and he not too long ago confirmed that himself.
“I really feel superb like I stated 10 days earlier than,” Chimaev stated on the UFC Struggle Island three post-fight press convention (by way of MMA Junkie). “I’m so comfortable to be right here, make historical past.”
“After all it’s simple for me,” Chimaev added. “I prefer to struggle, taking the cage and smash any person. It’s too simple. Too simple to smash any person and get cash. Good for me.”
At current, it’s not clear when Chimaev will struggle subsequent, however UFC President Dana White has praised the brand new tremendous prospect as “particular” and acknowledged that he’d like him to struggle once more at UFC 252 on August 15, if it’s doable.
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) July 26, 2020
If Chimaev does find yourself preventing at UFC 252, it stays to be seen who he’ll struggle. Whereas he’ll probably get an opponent outdoors the welterweight top-15, he not too long ago expressed curiosity in a struggle with No. 7 ranked welterweight contender Demian Maia.
@demianmaia you a legend I respect you however sorry you’re subsequent… let’s see who’ve higher grappling…
— Khamzat Chimaev (@KChimaev) July 26, 2020
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