Khamzat Chimaev has a well-earned status for coaching onerous continuous, going as far as so as to add midnight cardio classes on combat week to remain targeted. In keeping with his coach Andreas Michael, that insane work ethic is why he’ll develop into a legend alongside different greats within the sporting world.
Interviewed by French outlet La Sueur within the lead as much as his principal occasion towards Nate Diaz at UFC 279, Michael was requested how he responded to individuals who mentioned Chimaev’s intense coaching schedule would not make sense. He replied:
“Once you see Kobe Bryant, and also you see Michael Jordan, and whenever you see Mayweather and all these guys, it is smart to them. As a result of they’d the identical work ethic. It is insane … however you are not them. And that is why it is insane to you. You are not them and that is why you may by no means be something if that is insane. What’s madness is the fact of legends. Madness is just insane to the individuals that did not develop into something.”
Watch Andreas Michael talk about his pupil Khamzat Chimaev under:
Khamzat Chimaev comes into his combat with Nate Diaz on September 10 on a 5 combat win streak within the UFC. A dominant win over Diaz might cement him a place because the No. 1 contender at welterweight. The one factor stopping him from preventing for the title subsequent is a possible rematch between champion Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman, who held onto the belt for over three years earlier than dropping to Edwards at UFC 278.
Daniel Cormier labels Khamzat Chimaev the “greatest loser” popping out of UFC 278
Former UFC champ-champ and commentator Daniel Cormier laid out Khamzat Chimaev’s new scenario following the welterweight title shake-up at UFC 278. In a brand new episode of 3 Rounds he mentioned:
“I believe final weekend [Khamzat] didn’t perceive that he was the most important loser within the Usman versus Leon scenario as a result of he was in line. All he needed to do was get previous Diaz. All he needed to do, get previous Diaz, you combat for the championship, however with Leon Edwards profitable now, now we received a trilogy and rightfully so.”
Cormier went on to query what Khamzat Chimaev beneficial properties from a win over Nate Diaz at UFC 279. Given how energetic Chimaev likes to remain, it is unlikely he’ll be prepared to take a seat on the sidelines till Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman combat someday in early 2023. The winner of that combat then has to get better and have a while off earlier than re-entering one other championship camp.
All this might go away ‘Borz’ with out a title combat till mid-2023.
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