Khamzat Chimaev next fight: ‘Borz’ reveals fight date for UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira- ‘ I already agreed’

Khamzat Chimaev next fight: UFC news: Khamzat Chimaev wants to fight Alex Pereira for the UFC middleweight title this year and has…

Khamzat Chimaev next fight: ‘Borz’ reveals next UFC fight date and opponent
Khamzat Chimaev next fight: ‘Borz’ reveals next UFC fight date and opponent

Khamzat Chimaev next fight: UFC news: Khamzat Chimaev wants to fight Alex Pereira for the UFC middleweight title this year and has already proposed to set the bout on December 10. Chimaev, who beat Kevin Holland at 185 lbs, wanted to return to the welterweight division next. However, it seems that ‘Borz’ wants to have a crack at the 185 lbs gold before dropping down to 170 lbs. Hence, he has eyed Alex Pereira as his next opponent. For UFC News updates with InsideSport.IN

Khamzat Chimaev took to social media and put on a straight challenge to UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira. He wrote, “10 December. Let’s go, I already agreed. Now it’s your turn.”

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A few days back, Khamzat Chimaev sat down with ESPN MMA and spoke about several things. Hinting at his combat plans, Chimaev expressed his frustration at Israel Adesanya losing to Alex Pereira at UFC 281. ‘Borz’ further said that he wants to face Alex Pereira in Brazil and win the middleweight strap in Pereira’s hometown.

Meanwhile, Khamzat Chimaev also revealed that the UFC wants to put him against second-ranked welterweight in March. Chimaev currently stands in the third spot of the UFC welterweight rankings. Hence, the winner of Chimaev vs Covington can potentially fight for the UFC welterweight title next. That said, Khamzat Chimaev first wants to compete for the middleweight belt against Alex Pereira.

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Khamzat Chimaev has a wrestling advantage over Alex Pereira

Alex Pereira is a high-profile striker who has been a kickboxing and MMA world champion, but it remains to be seen whether he can weather a wrestling storm. Khamzat Chimaev can bring a legitimate challenge to him on the ground. Still undefeated, Chimaev has made his opponents look like amateurs so far.

Khamzat Chimaev next fight: ‘Borz’ reveals fight date for UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira- ‘ I already agreed’

Khamzat Chimaev next fight: ‘Borz’ reveals fight date for UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira- ‘ I already agreed’
Khamzat Chimaev next fight: ‘Borz’ reveals fight date for UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira- ‘ I already agreed’

He has accompanied his wrestling skills with strong striking and is one of the most recognized fighters in the UFC right now. He is optimistic about beating Alex Pereira. Meanwhile, Pereira’s left hook has been threatening all over and Chimaev shouldn’t underestimate that. All these factors cite Khamzat Chimaev vs Alex Pereira as a fan-favorite contest for all the right reasons. ‘Borz’ seems to have done his part and is waiting to get a response from the UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira.

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