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Khamzat Chimaev tries to explain weight blunder at UFC 279, vows to 'smash everyone'

Khamzat Chimaev, UFC 279, Weight Miss

Khamzat Chimaev tries to explain his weight blunder to the hostile crowd during the weigh-in ceremony at UFC 279.

Chimaev (11-0 MMA) will of course compete with Nate Diaz (21-13 MMA) in the headlines Saturday night’s pay-per-view event in Las Vegas . However, after “Bolz” dropped 7.5 pounds earlier this morning, the bout was called off due to Diaz’s reluctance to compete in the heavyweight division.

With that, the UFC soon played musical chairs with other fighters set up for the card and ended with the following new fight lineup:

Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson – Welterweight Main Event

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Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland – Catchweight Co-Main Event

Daniel Rodriguez vs. Li Jingliang – Catchweight Fight

Kevin Holland, Nate Diaz, Khamzat Chimaev, UFC, UFC 279

While many fans are happy with the new battle lineup, most admit it’s a better battle card now, which doesn’t cause Chimaev to be underweight And get out of trouble.

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As seen below, “Borz” at tonight’s UFC 279 ceremony The weigh-in was booed by fans at the match, at which point he tried to explain his weight blunder to Joe Rogan.

, I have no idea. Hey, it’s a Chechen bastard. Shut up, guys. I’m going to fuck your kid and I’m fucking him backstage too. ”

Khamzat Chimaev Continue (h/t MMAJunkie):

“I don’t care, I want to crush everyone. I’m here (to) to fuck everyone. I’m going to take over it now. ”

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Khamzat Chimaev leaves the crowd after being booed so much 🗣 #UFC279

— (@MMAFighting) September 10, 2022

Chimaev later told Megan Olivier, Doctors told him to stop losing weight at 4 a.m.

Khamzat Chimaev said he was told in the early hours 4 stop losing weight ⏰ #UFC279

(via @MeganOlivi)

— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) 2022 Sept. 10

Chimaev and Holland have a history as they have repeatedly abused and fought at UFC 279 this weekend Quarrel before.

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‘Borz’ is again listed as a favorite , but according to tonight’s ceremony weigh-in, he won’t have many fans in his corner.

What do you think of Khamzat Chimaev’s remarks?

This article was first published on BJPENN.COM



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