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Khamzat Chimaev | Swedish MMA & UFC Fighter With Undefeated Career

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Praised by the UFC club and loved by the MMA fanbase, appreciated for brilliant victories and held in high regard for unparalleled strength – Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev (Хамзат Чимаев) has been dominating the fights of his amateur and professional career. From experience, he is an expert mixed martial artist, competing in the welterweight and middleweight divisions. Khamzat Chimaev fights out of Stockholm, Sweden.

As Chimaev declares, he is here to “smash anyone that comes in his way,” this 6’2” tall Chechen-Swedish professional, coached by the Iranian-Swedish retired professional MMA fighter Reza Madadi, is considered one of the top UFC fighters in the present times. His toned physique, brilliant skills, and extraordinary talent give him a great advantage, which he uses very well to lead the fight.

From Russia to Sweden, Abu Dhabi to the USA, Russian-born Khamzat has stayed undefeated. He is no myth but a 27-year-old ranked welterweight of Chechen descent. Khamzat Chimaev nationality is Swedish. 

Apart from the streak of winning fights, not much is known about his personal life. He likes his life safe from media and away from the eye of the camera. As of 2022, Khamzat Chimaev age is 28 years.

Whether we talk about Sambo, Judo, or Wrestling championships, Chimaev has always torn through each of his rivals. Don’t believe us? You may like to google “Khamzat Chimaev Vs Gilbert Burns” and witness his deadly punches.

No exact figure has been recognized for Khamzat Chimaev net worth, but it is estimated to be between $3 - $5 Million.

Background Check of UFC Fighter Khamzat Chimaev

Where is Khamzat Chimaev from? Born on May 1, 1994, in Beno-Yurt (Russia) to a Muslim family, Khamzat Chimaev is of Arab ethnicity. Unfortunately, he had a rough childhood and difficult brought up along with his brother Artur Chimaev.

His zodiac is Taurus, and he proved he is by being meticulous in his profession and having a laser-like focus on achieving precision (top two traits of Taurus).

Although he started his training at the age of 5 in 1999 in Chechnya, he steered his life to full-time working out for wrestling and grappling after completing his education from the Sweden. He got trained in the low-level gym built across his house. Borz participated in numerous competitions and won the bronze in the Russian junior Wrestling championship. Khamzat Chimaev brother also competes in freestyle wrestling.

He started living as an immigrant in Sweden at 19 (in 2011). He worked hard, travelled places, and switched jobs to earn a few pennies. Khamzat struggled in his teens and twenties. He worked as an asylum seeker and security guard in the gym.

He first lived in Malmö, later shifted to Lidkopings, and settled in Kalmar alongside his mother and Artur. Despite the scuffles, he never left his passion and continued training, joined wrestling clubs, and became a worthy-whistle Swedish fighter. He used to contest in judo and sambo before debuting in MMA and UFC

On the one side, he participated in IRFA (International Ring Fight Arena), FCR (Fight Club Rush), BRAVE Combat Federation and UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). On the other hand, Khamzat was coached at the AllStars Training Center in Stockholm with celebrated UFC fighters, including Ilir Latifi, Reza Madadi, and Alexander Gustafsson.

Professional Fighting Career Highlights - Khamzat Chimaev Stats

For those who don’t know what weight class is Khamzat Chimaev, Khamzat Chimaev weight classes are welterweight and middleweight.

Not to mention, Chimaev has faced many ups and downs along the road to success, suffered injuries, and combat COVID, but he always comes stronger than before, leaving no chance for the opponent to lay a blow on him.

Coming to Khamzat Chimaev ranking, he is #3 in the UFC welterweight rankings.

Who could have thought that Khamzat, a boy trained in a rusty- old fighting club, would ace his debut amateur fights in 2017, earning the 18th rank? He took the fighting world by storm by scoring the victory in every match. He used his remarkable wrestling skills and practised outstanding control on the ground. In 2 years, he never lost any of his 8 fights. 

MMA & UFC Fighter

What a stirring journey!

He got the attention of the well-known manager Ali Abdel-Aziz with his unique fighting style. Upon finding his drive to win big, he acknowledged him as the great upcoming contender of UFC and signed a contract with him.

In 2018, he became the champion of Sweden’s welterweight & middleweight divisions. He is also a three times winner of the Swedish Freestyle National Championships. Khamzat Chimaev record of glorious 12-0 winning streak is proof of his unblemished career.

For a year (2018 – 2019), he competed and won BRAVE CF matches by trouncing:

  1. Marko Kisič of Austria at “BRAVE CF 18”
  2. Sidney “The All-American Kid” Wheeler of the USA at “BRAVE CF 20” 
  3. Ikram Aliskerov of Russia at “BRAVE CF 23” 
  4. Mzwandile “Shakebone” Hlongwa of South Africa at “BRAVE CF 27”

These four fights proved why Borz, meaning WOLF is the perfect nickname for him. He gets aggressive! He gets calm! He thinks tactically and attacks in the most chaotic way! 

Immaculate Khamzat Chimaev Fight Record Of MMA 

One of the most exciting prospects of his career was when he made a professional MMA debut in 2018 in Uppsala, Sweden, at “IRFA 14.” You can already guess what happened in his first fight! He bowled over Gard “Ragnarok” Olve Sagen of Norway, keeping his dominance since amateur battles. He won his 2nd MMA fight the same year against Ole Magnor of Norway at “Fight Club Rush 3” in Västerås.

Going back to his amateur MMA fighting career, he showed his supremacy with 0-3 wins. He ended each match with a significant strike.

Undefeated Khamzat Chimaev UFC fights 

A global sensation and inspiration for the fighters, Borz created a new “Modern UFC record” of not only fighting but also winning his earliest two fights within 10 days of the promotion. He holds the record of a 3-fight winning streak in just 66 days.

At the age of 26, he debuted in UFC at “UFC on ESPN 13” in 2020 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He got a call after showing the same dominance in a 4-fight stint at BRAVE, and it took him not long to become the centre of attraction for Dana White.

Borz fought the entitled fighters, but he has consistently risen through the ranks maintaining his professional MMA record of 11 wins with 0 losses.

Khamzat Chimaev UFC record is flawless. Some of the biggest feathers on his cap which helped him emerge victoriously include the win against:

  • Rhys “Skeletor” McKee of Northern Ireland at “UFC on ESPN 14” on July 26, 2020
  • Jingliang Li of China at “UFC 267” on October 30, 2021 
  • Gilbert Burns of Brazil at “UFC 273” on April 9, 2022
  • Gerald Meerschaert on September 20, 2020

One of his fights that has made every heart skip a beat is with John “The Welsh Wrecking Machine” Phillips of Wales. Phillips had surely his scariest moments inside the octagon with Khamzat, who landed 124 blows in 6 minutes. Unbelievably fast! 

Worth-Mentioning Awards In Khamzat Chimaev Wrestling Career

  • Performance of the Night bonus awarded by UFC
  • MMA Fighting’s 2020 Breakout fighter of the year
  • CombatPress’ Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
  • BT Sport’s 2020 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
  • Male Fighter of the Year 2020 at the Nordic MMA Awards
  • 2020 Debutant of the Year award
  • Breakthrough Athlete of the Year (in karate and kickboxing) by the Swedish Martial Arts Association 

Khamzat ‘Borz’ Chimaev – Nature’s Blends Brand Ambassador

Why is ‘THE WOLF’ our choice? Because he is a hard worker, an unbowed fighter, an unbeatable human who paved his way through life's struggles with determination and passion. 

His hunger to achieve his dreams made him do multiple training shifts to stay in the best shape and decimate all his opponents. Khamzat Chimaev height, strength, and muscular body is perfect for back-to-back grappling exchanges. BUT…fast-tracked continuous fights can be energy-draining.

To maintain his dominant performance, he not only trains hard but also relies on our organic, pure, and nutrient-rich supplements!

Nature’s Blends provides him with the best natural dietary supplements, from which Manuka Honey MGO 800+ is his most-favourite pick. After all, this heavenly-tasting honey helps heal wounds faster with its potent anti-oxidant and antibacterial properties, protects him from catching infections with anti-septic traits, and promotes tissue regeneration. It also happens to maintain his digestive health.

Talking about the other products, he also uses our 100% cold-pressed black seed oil products sourced from premium Ethiopian black seeds. Our black seed oil ensures that Khamzat is boosted with energy and meets his needs for health-promoting nutrients. It relaxes his smooth muscles after a strenuous workout and replenishes his body with calcium, iron, copper, B vitamins, and phosphorus. He keeps his lungs and brain healthy, maintains his blood pressure, and controls sugar levels with this superfood – parameters needed to be under control for a strong body and higher stamina.

Overall health and well-being are much-needed to corner the opponents in the octagon. Nature’s Blends’ pure raw Shilajit resin powder and capsules help Borz think clearly, along with increasing muscle mass, decreasing body fat, and getting rid of fatigue by improving serum testosterone levels. Not only this, but with Shilajit capsules, he enjoys a peaceful night's sleep.

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