Khamzat Chimaev confirmed that there would be a conflict if he and Conor McGregor met each other during the upcoming Fight Island.
In January next year, UFC will hold 3 major events with the participation of many famous boxers. Opening with UFC Fight Night 184: Holloway vs. Kattar on January 17th, UFC Fight Night 185: Edwards vs. Chimaev on January 21, and finally UFC 257: McGregor vs. Poirier 2 on January 24.
Three events take place in a row within 7 days. The participating boxers will be taken to “Duel Island” – Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE to rest and practice. And among the main characters of the matches, the most prominent is Conor McGregor and Khamzat Chimaev.
Recently, in an interview with RT Sport, “Gray Wolf” Khamzat Chimaev has confirmed that he does not like Conor McGregor, especially in the way Irish punches treat the elderly. He reiterated that Conor attacked an old man in a bar in 2019, and even threatened to “treat” the Irish superstar if he dared to do so to his father.
Khamzat Chimaev repeatedly expressed dissatisfaction with Conor McGregor
Before that, Chimaev also once wanted to handle Conor McGregor himself when he was outraged about the crazy guy statements at UFC 229. Chechen punches tried to escape from the airport to meet Conor directly. but failed and was also detained for 8 hours. Up to now, Conor McGregor and Khamzat Chimaev are both very hot names in the MMA community.
Conor just announced its achievements for the past year. With just 40 seconds of rooftop and a convincing win over Donald Cerrone, the Irish superstar has collected 1.35 million pay-per-view PPV purchases and turned UFC 246 into the number one PPV event. sold in 2020. At the same time, Conor also promises to break every record continent in the upcoming event.
Conor McGregor will fight at UFC 257
Khamzat Chimaev, a rising star with 3 overwhelming wins in 66 days. The most recent match was at UFC Fight Night 178, with just 17 seconds of a rooftop, “Gray Wolf” hit Gerald Meerschaert with a knockdown.
With a 9-match winning record in his MMA career, he will have to continue to prove his abilities against Leon Edwards in January next year.