Khamzat Chimaev was born on May 1, 1994, and from Chechnya, Russia, he is 26 years old as of 2020.
He is a professional mixed martial artist of Chechen ethnicity who competes in the welterweight and middleweight divisions of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
During the time of writing, he is #15 in the UFC welterweight rankings. Khamzat Chimaev has been booked three times for a fight with No. 3 ranked Leon Edwards and according to UFC president Dana White, the two are set to meet as the main event of the UFC Fight Night card on March 13.
On Tuesday, Chimaev took to Twitter to poke at a UFC superstar, and welterweight fighter Mike Perry reacted.
Khamzat Chimaev Career
Talking about his career, he started wrestling when he was five years old and at the junior level he won a bronze medal at the Russian National Championships and at the age of 19 he was immigrated to Sweden with his mother, joining his older brother.
Then, he wrestled at multiple clubs, such as the BK Athén. At the age of 23, Chimaev started training in MMA and even trained at Allstar Training Center in Stockholm, along with two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Championship challenger Alexander Gustafsson, Ilir Latifi, and Reza Madadi among others.
Looking at his Mixed martial arts record, he had 9 matches which he won all of them, in which 6 win through knockout and 3 by submission.
Khamzat has an older brother named Artur and even he competes in freestyle wrestling.
Khamzat Chimaev Net Worth
His Net Worth is $250K USD as of 2021.