VIDEO: Chimaev impresses with intensity in training before facing Whittaker

Middleweight star prepares to face third place in the category ranking; athletes face each other on June 22

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

In preparation for the biggest fight of his career, Khamzat Shimaev He doesn't skimp on training and relies on various tricks to improve technique and physical conditioning. Escalated to face Robert whittaker On June 22, the Emirati impressed fans by publishing part of his training and generated good expectations for the duel to be held in Saudi Arabia (see below).

“This guy is more brutal than Jon Jones”, reacted a follower.


“They are afraid to face you”

“Future champion! Good luck in the middleweights”


“Come on, Borz! They are doubting while you knead and knead”

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Undefeated in his career, Khamzat appears as a big favorite for the biggest challenge of his career. Present in a new category (up to 83,9 kg.), the athlete impressed by debuting in the middleweight division and defeating Kamaru Usman in a balanced and fierce confrontation. Confident in his abilities, Chimaev expects to become the next title challenger if he defeats Whittaker.


R. Whittaker faces K. Chimaev on June 22nd. Photo: Reproduction/Montage SUPER FIGHTS

Protagonists of UFC Saudi Arabia, Chimaev and Whittaker will face up to five rounds on June 22. Coming from victory over Paulo borrachinha, the Australian claims to be prepared to deal with talent in his rival's grappling fight and warns that the 'Wolf' must be careful with his energy and conditioning during the eagerly awaited fight.

Watch Khamzat Chimaev train



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