UFC boss Dana White says Khamzat Chimaev is the ‘real deal’, but won’t give him Conor McGregor

//UFC boss Dana White says Khamzat Chimaev is the ‘real deal’, but won’t give him Conor McGregor

UFC boss Dana White says Khamzat Chimaev is the ‘real deal’, but won’t give him Conor McGregor

Khamzat Chimaev was one of the breakout stars on UFC Fight Island last month, bagging himself a record with a pair of statement victories in Abu Dhabi.The Chechen-born Swede dominated Welsh veteran John Phillips and Northern Irish prospect Rhys McKee – a stand-out in British promotion Cage Warriors – for two TKOs in the space of 10 days, and was even keen to fight on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night card in Las Vegas.“We’re trying to get him figured out right now – listen, this kid wants to fight…

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