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Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev

Nationality :Russian
Date Of Birth :1 May 1994
Height :6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight :179 lb (81 kg; 12 st 11 lb)

Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev is the current UFC #3 ranked Welterweight Fighter with a professional MMA record of 12 wins and 0 losses. Khamzat is a 3-time National Swedish Wrestling gold medalist and currently has the record for the fastest 3-fight win streak in modern UFC History(66 days).

QUICK FACTS

Birth PlaceBeno-Yurt, Chechnya, Russia
Father’s NameNA
Mother’s NameNA
Star SignTaurus
Net Worth (2023)$1 Million
Last Fight Earnings$306,000
Age28
Date of BirthMay 1, 1994
EducationNA
NationalitySwedish
MMA Debut2018
MMA Record12-0
DivisionsWelterweight
AchievementsUndefeated Professional MMA Record

Khamzat Chimaev Biography, EarlyLife

The popular martial artist came to this world from his parents on Sunday, May 1st, 1994, in Chechnya. He was born into a middle-class Muslim family. According to his date of birth, Khamzat Chimaev’s age is 26 years old (as of 2020).

His real birth name is “Khamzat Hizarovitj Chimaev”. He does not disclose the names and professions of his parents to the media. He has a younger brother in the family named “Sweden Chimaev”. He is fond of sports since childhood.

Khamzat Chimaev Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

As per the sources, he started martial arts practice at a very young age. Khamzat completed his education at a local private school in Chechnya. After that, he moved to Sweden alone at the age of 17 in the year 2011 to make a bright future in his MMA career. As per the sources, his family came to Sweden in 2019.

Khamzat Chimaev did lots of struggles in his life to achieve success. According to the media reports, Khamzat took professional coaching from his coach “Reza Madadi”. Due to his hard work and talent, Khamzat Chimaev is one of the famous martial artists and wrestlers in UFC and MMA.

Khamzat Chimaev’s Height, And Weight

The pro-fighter Khamzat Chimaev maintains a slim muscular body shape. He gives more than 4 hours per/day to his martial arts practice. Apart from this, he also does a regular heavy workout in the gym for his perfect physical stats.

Khamzat Chimaev’s height is 6 feet 2 inches (in meters 1.88 m). He prefers a healthy non-veg diet for his solid body.

The body weight of Khamzat is around 84.4 kilograms (in pounds 186 lbs). He mostly takes high-protein energy drinks. He also keeps a long and heavy beard on his face. Chimaev mostly wears dry-fit casual outfits.

Career

Khamzat Chimaev started his combat sports journey at age 5 when he started training as a wrestler. He won a bronze medal in wrestling in the junior category of the Russian National Championships before immigrating to Sweden in 2013.

In Sweden, Khamzat won the Swedish Freestyle National Championships in 2016 and 2017 in the 86kg category and 2018 in the 92kg category.

He began his MMA training in 2017 and made his amateur debut in the same year at Fight Club Rush 1 against Khaled Laallam. Chimaev won the fight in the second round via submission( D’arce Choke). Chimaev built on his debut victory momentum as he won his next 2-fights before turning professional in 2018.

Chimaev made his professional debut against Gard Olve Sagan at International Ring Fight Arena 14 and won the fight in the second round via TKO(punches) and won his next fight against Ole Magnor at Fight Club Rush 3 via first-round submission. Following this, he signed with BCF(Brave Combat Federation) in 2018.

Chimaev amassed a 4-fight win streak at BFC and got a title shot for the BCF Welterweight Championship against Jarrah Al-Sewale at Brave FC 27. However, due to COVID, the bout got canceled. After the cancellation, Chimaev decided to leave Brave CF and join the UFC in 2020.

Khamzat Chimaev UFC

Khamzat Chimaev made his UFC debut against John Phillips at UFC on ESPN 13: Kattar vs. Ige. Chimaev dominated Philips and submitted him in the second round via Brabo Choke to earn a Performance of the Night Bonus.

Chimaev fought his next fight 10 days after his promotional debut. He fought Rhys McKee at UFC on ESPN 14. Just like his first fight, Chimaev overwhelmed his opponent using his intensity and knocked him in the first round via TKO(punches).

He returned to the Octagon after 56 days to fight Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Fight Night 178. Chimaev in class Chimaev style dominated Gerlad and knocked him in 17 seconds.

Chimaev temporarily announced his retirement from the MMA in February 2021 due to his contracting COVID that led to some issues with his lungs. He later renounced his announcement and returned to the UFC in 2021 to face Jingliang Li at UFC 267. Khamzat outgunned Jiang and defeated him in the first round via technical submission.

Due to his dominating performance in his UFC fights, Khamzat currently has a total strike landed to absorbed ratio of 254:2.

Khamzat Chimaev’s Net Worth

The Net worth of Khamzat Chimaev is still yet to be revealed. His salary is under review.

Khamzat Chimaev Awards

Mixed martial arts

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Gilbert Burns
    • Performance of the Night (Four times) vs. John Phillips, Rhys McKee, Gerald Meerschaert, and Li Jingliang
    • Record for fastest consecutive wins in Modern UFC history (ten days)
    • Record for quickest three-fight win streak in Modern UFC history (66 days)
    • 2020 UFC Honors Debut of the Year
  • Crypto.com
    • Fan Bonus of the Night vs. Gilbert Burns
  • Brave Combat Federation
    • Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Ikram Aliskerov
  • Nordic MMA Awards – MMAviking.com
    • 2018 Prospect of the Year
    • 2020 Male Fighter of the Year
  • MMAjunkie.com
    • 2020 September Knockout of the Month vs. Gerald Meerschaert
    • 2020 Newcomer of the Year
  • MMA Fighting
    • 2020 “Breakout Fighter of the Year”
  • CombatPress.com
    • 2020 “Breakthrough Fighter of the Year”
  • BT Sport
    • 2020 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year

Freestyle wrestling

  • Swedish Wrestling Federation
    • 2018 Swedish Championships champion, 92 kg
    • 2016 Swedish Championships champion, 86 kg
    • 2016 Solacup Championships champion, 86 kg
    • 2015 Hammarslaget Championships champion, 86 kg
    • 2015 Swedish Championships champion, 86 kg
    • 2015 Lilla Mälarcupen Championships champion, 86 kg

FAQ

What is the height of Khamzat Chimaev?

His height is 6 feet 2 inches.

What is the age of Khamzat Chimaev?

His age is 29 years as of 2023.

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