Israel Adesanya might have a brand new middleweight contender in Khamzat Chimaev.
Khamzat steamrolled last-minute substitute Kevin Holland at UFC 279 this previous Saturday to increase his successful UFC successful streak to 6-0 (12-0 MMA), ending ‘Trailblazer’ with a D’Arce choke within the first spherical.
Khamzat’s authentic matchup with Nate Diaz was canceled after ‘Borz’ missed weight by a full seven and a half kilos resulting from reported well being issues backstage.
Adesanya was impressed with Khamzat’s ‘loopy’ efficiency however labeled the surging
welterweight middleweight expertise a ‘b-tch’ for lacking weight.
“Sh*t was loopy,” Adesanya, the reigning UFC middleweight champion, stated of Khamzat’s efficiency (h/t MMA Information). “Khamzat (Chimaev) – shout out to Kevin (Holland), good sh*t. He held a very good account of himself, scrambling, sticking to the place.”
“However Khamzat (Chimaev) was only a step forward – two steps forward occasion,” a zoned-in Adesanya added. “However he (Khamzat Chimaev) missed weight, so he a b*tch for that.”
Adesanya returns to motion at UFC 281 the place he defends his middleweight title in opposition to Brazil’s Alex Pereira at Madison Sq. Backyard. The extremely anticipated PPV, which includes a co-headling ladies’s strawweight championship bout between Carla Esparza and Weili Zhang, takes place on November 12 in New York.