Bisping does not rule out 'disastrous' outcome for Chimaev in front of the public in Saudi Arabia

Commentator shows concern about the energy of the undefeated athlete against Robert Whittaker; athletes face each other on June 22

Khamzat Shimaev presents itself in UFC Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @khamzat_chimaev

Scheduled for a crucial fight at middleweight (up to 83,9kg), Khamzat Shimaev prepare to face Robert whittaker in Saudi Arabia in the main event of the event on June 22. Keeping an eye on the call, Michael Bisping He did not hesitate when expressing fear that the 'Wolf' would fail in front of the Arab public. In the Englishman's opinion, the end could be disastrous.

“This is Chimaev’s first five-round fight. If you are his corner, you must be worried. Whittaker's gas doesn't run out and it's obvious that Khamzat always ends up tired. If he can't finish quickly, it could be a disastrous night for him in Saudi Arabia," Bisping said on his Twitter channel. YouTube.


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In seven appearances for the UFC, Chimaev only went to the judges' decision twice. In the episodes in question, the athlete won, but generated great doubt in the MMA community about his pace after the first round. In his last triumph, for example, the fighter had difficulty supporting the pace of Kamaru Usman in the final minutes and had his hand raised by a majority decision of the judges.

R. Whittaker is the underdog for a duel against K. Chimaev. Photo: Reproduction/Montage SUPER FIGHTS


On the other hand, Whittaker is used to performing for a long time and growing in the fight as the rounds go by. Despite the facts mentioned, Chimaev is considered the favorite by bookmakers for the duel scheduled for June 22nd. As it is the main fight, athletes will have up to five rounds to emerge victorious.

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