“He’s going to fight in Abu Dhabi”: UFC legend Daniel Cornier predicts Khamzat Chimaev to make a big comeback

Hold on to your hand wraps and get ready for a fight aficionado’s fantasy! The incredible Khamzat Chimaev, the fighter who’s taken the MMA world by storm since his explosive UFC debut in 2020, is expected to make a triumphant return.

With an imressive promotional record of 6-0, including five emphatic finishes, this 28-year-old phenom has left his opponents battered and bewildered. But fear not, fight fans, because the esteemed Daniel Cormier, the sage of the Octagon, has graced us with his discerning prediction.

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Khamzat Chimaev: A Pulse-Pounding Showdown Looms as Cormier Craves Clash with Welterweight Titans

In a pulse-pounding episode of DC & RC, where fight wisdom flows like sweat in the cage, Cormier pulled back the curtain on his coveted desire. With an impish grin, he proclaimed,

“In the ultimate showdown of 2023, my peepers need to witness the clash of titans: Khamzat Chimaev taking on one of the top three gunslingers. I’m talking about the untouchable Leon Edwards, the unrivaled Kamaru Usman, or the motormouth Colby Covington… These three bruisers have solidified their supremacy in the division, showing an ironclad grip on the upper echelons. My appetite craves the spectacle of Chimaev locked in a symphony of violence with one of these welterweight warriors.”

While he currently hasn’t done much to be considered a 2023 Male Fighter of the Year! contender, Khamzat could quickly turn things around if he actually fights inside the Octagon. Dana currently wants to host a Colby vs Leon title fight. ‘Borz’ on the other hand was rumored to move up to the middleweight division but Kamaru’s recent callout could change many equations.

Uncovering Chimaev: A Profound Prophecy for Octagon Greatness

In the same riveting episode of DC & RC, where fight fever spreads like a contagion, Cormier and Clark exchange prophecies for the future. When asked to anoint his chosen warrior for the prestigious title of Male Fighter of the Year, Clark eagerly took a page from Cormier’s book, saying,

“My pick for the ultimate battle-scarred victor of 2023 is unequivocally Khamzat Chimaev! Drawing inspiration from your sage words about his impending wars against the welterweight goliaths, I envision him conquering all with style and pizzazz.”

“But what separates him from the pack and seals the deal for me is the promise of witnessing him ignite the Octagon with at least one exhilarating clash against a top-dog contender at 185 pounds!” he further added.

The collective sighs of anticipation for Chimaev’s inevitable coronation as the UFC welterweight champion were cut short by a weighty mishap at UFC 279. However, fear not, fight fanatics, for ‘Borz’ has already showcased his mettle in the middleweight realm, bagging two impressive victories.

Who do you think the Chechen warrior should face next?

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