Khamzat Chimaev comes back to the cage after an challenging battle with COVID -19, his opponent for the return fight is Li Jingliang whose record stands at 18-6-0. This is the right opposition because he bring something Khamzat’s last opponents didn’t and that’s confidence in his ability , but what stands out is his striking which could pose a threat to the wolf.
The hype about Khamzat Chimaev is real
khamzat Chimaev defeats Li Jingliang via submission, (rear neck choke) 3:16 of round 1.
khamzat Chimaev goes in with a early grapple taking him to the ground, he’s trying to end it quickly.The wolf has the Leech on the floor he manages to land some punches sadly he can’t get out of the wolf’s grip. Chimaev is on top landing big shots, Jingliang is under pressure to move or the fight will be called, Chimaev puts him in a rear neck choke flipping the leech on his back defenceless, which puts him to sleep.
The wolf ends the fight with an amazing performance maintaining his winning record, he already made UFC history by being victorious in his previous three fights in 66 days, the short period of time he did it was stunning to see. He moves to 10-0-0, he keeps proving that he’s special even with what he had to deal with (COVID-19) outside the cage it shows his determination to be a UFC champion.