It was a journey to get here, but after three crazy days, UFC fans saw Kevin Holland step into the Octagon with Khamzat Chimaev.
Crowd, knowing the full story makes Chimaev even more that he’s out of the tunnel.
Rogh out of the bat Chimaev brings Holland to the canvas. A fierce battle ensued, with Chimayev taking the top spot. American chants sounded as the crowd rallied for the Netherlands. Back at their feet, they got up again, this time landing in the middle of the cage, Chimayev grabbing Holland by the neck. Without letting go of the pair through the octagon, Horan ended up getting stifled in the first round.
Chimaev and Holland hugged after the fight to settle the scene once and for all.
OFFICIAL RESULT: Khamzat Chimaev defeated Kevin Holland by submission (d’arce choke), Round 1 – 2:13
“Hey, Now, say something,” Chimayev said into the microphone after the game.
In Week 1, UFC’s top three fights are completely shuffled as Chimayev loses weight in headline fight with Nate Diaz . But after the bout was called off, the UFC used Holland as a backup. Holland were due to play Daniel Rodriguez, but were rescheduled to play Rodriguez against Li Jinglian.
According to UFC President Dana White, Chimeav and Holland got into a full-scale brawl with more than 100 people backstage at UFC 279, and she ended up taking the platen off for everyone’s safety. involved.
UFC 279 LIVE RESULTS: Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson