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Khamzat Chimaev Mocks Usman’s Boxing Skills Amid Canelo Fight Talks

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Khamzat Chimaev Mocks Usman’s Boxing Skills Amid Canelo Fight Talks

Climbing UFC welterweight star Khamzat Chimaev does not consider Kamaru Usman would fare very well in a combat with boxing champion Canelo Álvarez.

Chimaev is set to deal with Gilbert Burns at UFC 273, in arguably the toughest take a look at of his UFC tenure. He has received 10 straight to start out his MMA occupation, which include most a short while ago in a smothering of Li Jingliang at UFC 267.

Usman is the UFC’s best pound-for-pound fighter in the globe and is coming off an electric powered 2021. In the leadup to his previous fight at UFC 268, he hinted at a probable crossover in opposition to Alvarez before long.

Usman’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz, lately said that Usman can knock out Alvarez inside 3 rounds of boxing. This prompted a wide range of reactions about battle athletics, like from Chimaev.

In a new tweet, Chimaev mocked the UFC welterweight champion along with a retweeted movie of Usman whiffing punches.

“[He is] good boxer,” Chimaev mentioned sarcastically.

Usman’s hanging has arguably enhanced drastically around his previous several fights, significantly showcased in knockouts of Burns and Jorge Masvidal. Nonetheless, it looks Chimaev is not amazed to the position that he thinks Usman would stand a probability from Alvarez.

UFC President Dana White has lately teased that Chimaev vs. Burns “makes sense” as a No. 1 contender struggle. If which is the situation and Chimaev can defeat Burns, he could safe a matchup with Usman sooner somewhat than afterwards.

As for Usman/Alvarez, White has manufactured it obvious that he is not intrigued in assisting set that superfight collectively.

How do you imagine a Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kamaru Usman combat would enjoy out?

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