The AllStar spoke with Mike Swick, founder/owner of AKA Thailand, about the potential of Khamzat Chimaev

Swick breaks down Chimaev:

“The guy is a freak. He is a freak of nature. As much as I didn’t want to believe the hype because he got hyped way too soon. Anytime someone comes in and wins a few fights and gets so overly hyped so fast sometimes that can be bad cause we don’t really know, we never seen him in a tough fight. But he’s proven himself. He has the potential too.

“I don’t think he has the Islam [Makhachev] potential, in my opinion, what I see so far because we haven’t see him grind out and do all of things that he can do but maybe, you know.”

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Fighter profile

Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev is a 27 year old male fighter from Sweden with 10 pro wins and 0 losses. Chimaev is scheduled to fight Jack Hermansson at Bulldog Fight Night 9 on Friday November 19, 2021.

Khamzat Chimaev’s recent form

Recent form for Khamzat Chimaev
Khamzat Chimaev’s last 5 professional MMA fights

Chimaev has gone 5-0 in the last 5 professional MMA fights.

  • Win vs Jingliang Li • Submission R1 3:16 • 2021-10-30
  • Win vs Gerald Meerschaert • KO/TKO R1 0:17 • 2020-09-19
  • Win vs Rhys McKee • KO/TKO R1 3:09 • 2020-07-25
  • Win vs John Phillips • Submission R2 1:12 • 2020-07-15
  • Win vs Mzwandile Hlongwa • Submission R2 1:15 • 2019-10-04

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John Hyon Ko is a combat sports reporter based in Asia. He has interviewed the likes of Alex Volkanovski, Dan Hooker, Jan Blachowicz, Kayla Harrison, Demetrious Johnson, Rashad Evans, Dan Hardy, Brian Ortega, Seo Hee Ham and more. Co-host of the Fanatics Fantasy podcast.

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