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“Are you Crazy Khamzat?”- Daniel Cormier confronts Chimaev on his challenge

The Swedish wrestler has been in a phenomenal form off late securing three UFC wins in just 66 days with promotion.

Ketaki Pole Author

Updated - 30 November 2021 5:57 pm

Highlights
  • Khamzat recently secured a win over Jack Hermannson in a freestyle match.
  • The match took place in two, three rounds at 187 pounds.

Khamzat Chimaev is known for his bold remarks and fearless attitude both on and off the field. The Swedish wrestler does not shy away from a challenge and has challenged many big names in the past including the legendary Brock Lesnar. Borz burst onto the UFC in 2020 after registering a win over John Phillips. Following which he won against Rhys McKee, and Gerald Meerschaert establishing himself as a maestro in the UFC upon his 17-second win over Meerschaert.

However, the 27-year-old did go a little too far this time, as he went on to challenge Daniel Cormier for a wrestling match. “Let’s make a wrestling match brother what you think?,” Chimaev tweeted with a sarcastic emoji.

Daniel Cormier confronts with a dauntless reply

Responding to the 27-year-old’s tweet, wrestler-turned commentator Daniel Cormier gave a valiant reply to Chimaev. “In a real wrestling match? Are you crazy Khamzat? Love that you’re confident but brother this is 10-0 DC!” Cormier replied.

Khamzat recently secured a win over Jack Hermannson in a freestyle match. The match took place in two, three rounds at 187 pounds.

Chimaev to return to action early next year

The Swedish wrestler has been in a phenomenal form off late securing three UFC wins in just 66 days with promotion. The 27-year-old was away from the wrestling action for almost a year after he tested positive for COVID, followed by its lingering after-effects. However, he made a striking return as a registering a win against Li Jingliang in a 3-minute 16-second submission win. Moving forward, it’s expected that Borz will have to face the likes of Lion Edwards, Gilbert Burns and Vicente Luque in his upcoming matches.

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