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Khamzat Chimaev expressed dissatisfaction with Conor McGregor

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.

Khamzat Chimaev repeatedly expressed dissatisfaction with Conor McGregor

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.

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Island Duel welcomes two UFC blockbusters back from late September

Starting from the UFC 253 event at the end of September, UFC will return to “Fight Island” with a series of blockbuster matches.

According to the announcement from the UFC, the event UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa on September 27 (Vietnam time) will officially return to Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE, opening the match at “Fight Island”.

Led by the Israeli Adesanya vs. Match Paulo Costa will contend for the mid-tier championship, UFC 253 has now announced eight scheduled matches to appear at the event.

In the main match (Co-Main Event), the owner of the heavyweight throne will be decided by the match between American puncher Dominick Reyes and “Polish Prince” Jan Blachowicz. Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa lead the UFC 253, which was the first event to return to Duel Island.

The next four nights of UFC matches

Following UFC 253, the next four nights of UFC matches will also be held on Yas Island with 3 Fight Nights and 1 highlight event: UFC 254 – the event is predicted to have the list of the year’s greatest boxers.

UFC 254’s Main Card was led by the light belt match. The defending champion Khabib Nurmagomedov returns after a period of absence due to his father’s funeral, “Dagestan Eagle” will encounter temporary belt holder Justin Gaethje in the battle of reunification.

With the remaining 5 matches in the Main Card revealed, UFC 254 is expected to have the service of 2 former champions, 3 boxers who hold temporary belts, and 1 defending champion. Khabib Nurmagomedov himself had to praise the quality of this match.

UFC 254 ended series of events phase 2 with a group of terrible boxers.

Under the difficulty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UFC has foreseen plans to organize until the end of the year with belt battles stretching from UFC 253 to UFC 256 December this year.

In which, the most awaited are the two main matches between Adesanya vs. Adesanya. Costa and Khabib vs. Gaethje. There is the presence of 3 punchers who are holding the victory, and the faces are all punchers with positive fighting style, UFC 253 and UFC 254 are blockbusters that will take place soon.