Khamzat Chimaev Looking for Immediate Title Shot With UFC 273 Win Over Gilbert Burns

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Sports Illustrated

By John Morgan, MMA Underground The self-proclaimed welterweight champ believes the belt belongs to him and can move one step closer to claiming it. View the original article to see embedded media. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Just four fights into his UFC career, Khamzat Chimaev is already one of the most popular athletes on the promotion’s entire roster. Ahead of the biggest fight of his burgeoning career, the 27-year-old welterweight isn’t shy on predicting greatness from himself moving forward. With Chimaev (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) facing former welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns (20-4 MMA, 13…

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