Khamzat Chimaev is a Russian-born Swedish mixed martial artist. He has fought four times in the UFC to date and is all set to make his fifth octagon appearance this weekend at UFC 273 against Gilbert Burns.
Chimaev was born in Chechnya, Russia on May 1, 1994. The 27-year-old moved to Sweden when he was 19 years old. His older brother used to work in the Scandinavian nation and was the influence behind ‘Borz’ starting to wrestle.
the MMA fighter reportedly moved to Sweden with his mother at the age of 19 years old. Khamzat had immigrated to Sweden along with his older brother and mother. Khamzat wrestled at multiple clubs including BK Athén when he moved to Sweden.
Artur, his elder brother also competes in freestyle wrestling. He worked in a poultry factory before beginning his professional MMA career.
How many fights has khamzat Chimaev had in the UFC?
Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev is a 28-year-old Male fighter from Sweden with an 11-0-0 pro-MMA record. Chimaev is scheduled to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 279 on Saturday, September 10, 2022, in a Welterweight bout.
Chimaev has fought 5 times in the UFC.