Khamzat Chimaev believes that Gerald Meerschaert overreacted to the double booking to enter UFC at ESPN+36.
Chimayev (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) was in an extremely rare position in UFC history in the middleweight duel with Mershat (30-13 MMA, 6-5 UFC) on Saturday. The latter was held at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Stream on ESPN+. In addition to this battle, he is also scheduled to fight Demian Maia as a middleweight in October.
Meerschaert dismissed the situation, believing that both Chimaev and the UFC Brass team were knocking him out, not even stepping into the octagon. However, Chimaev thinks this is no big deal.
Shimayev told reporters including MMA Rongi at the ESPN+36 Virtual Media Day UFC match on Wednesday: “I don̵
Although Chimaev showed a lack of emotion for everything in public, when he saw Meerschaert in private, it was clearly not the case. The two met at the Fighter Hotel during Battle Week and exchanged words.
Meerschaert told the moment he spoke to the media, Chimayev’s story is slightly different.
Shimayev said: “He talks too much, he talks too much.” “He said,’You don’t respect me.’ I don’t like that. I said, “I want to kill you, chicken. “He didn’t say anything, so I went there.”
When the two enter the octagon on Saturday, all conversations will end, and Shimayev stated that he will treat Melshat like any other opponent in his career. Has a skewed finish.
“I am better everywhere,” Chimaev said. “I’d better wrestle, I’d better fight. I’m better at no one will stop me. … I don’t know what will happen on Saturday night, but I will kill this guy 100%. This is what I know . Everything is ready.'”