Did Khamzat Chimaev retire?

Khamzat Chimaev seems to have announced his retirement from MMA through his social media, although UFC boss Dana White maintained that the fighter plans to return to the ring. “I want to say thank you to everyone for their support in my path in this sport,” Chimaev wrote on Instagram.Mar 3, 2021

Is khamzat a welterweight?

UFC welterweight contender Khamzat Chimaev is now targeting a return to competition in July, according to his manager, Ali Abdelaziz. “He’s probably going to start training in the middle of April, and is looking to fight in the beginning of July,” Abdelaziz told ESPN.Mar 24, 2021

Is khamzat fighting again?

However, Khamzat Chimaev hasn’t been able to compete in the UFC after suffering from long-lasting COVID-19 complications. Borz is expected to make his return to the octagon in 2021, though.May 11, 2021

Who is khamzat fighting next?

Khamzat Chimaev will finally return to the octagon in October. The undefeated welterweight prospect has agreed to face Li Jingliang at UFC 267 on Oct. 30, multiple people with knowledge of the booking told MMA Fighting following a report from Octagon Bet. The pay-per-view card is expected to take place in Abu Dhabi.Jul 9, 2021

Is Chimaev Russian?

Khamzat Khizarovich Chimaev (Russian: Хамзат Хизарович Чимаев; born May 1, 1994), is a Russian-born Swedish professional mixed martial artist who competes in the welterweight and middleweight divisions of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He formerly competed in Brave Combat Federation (Brave CF).