Khamzat Chimaev on Conor McGregor potentially getting the next shot at Kamaru Usman: “This is the business. Who’s the famous, makes more money”

Conor McGregor and Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev has spoken out about who ought to get the next title shot from UFC welterweight winner Kamaru Usman.

Chimaev (10- MMA) previous fought at UFC 267 in Oct 2021, where by he defeated Li Jingliang (18-7 MMA). Khamzat will be again in the cage for UFC 273 on April 9th, matching up with Gilbert Burns (20-4 MMA). ‘Durinho’ will be hunting to be the 1st fighter to upset Chimaev, while ‘Borz’ will be wanting for another check out in the acquire column.

‘Borz’ statements he wouldn’t be upset if the UFC decides to give Conor McGregor a welterweight title shot ahead of him.

McGregor (22-6 MMA) has not been in the Octagon given that July 2021 at UFC 264, where by he succumbed to defeat in opposition to Dustin Poirier (28-7 MMA). It was at that party that Conor endured a brutal leg injury which necessary surgical procedures and rehabilitation. It is envisioned we will see McGregor back again in the cage sometime this slide.

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Chimaev, speaking on his YouTube channel experienced this to say about Conor McGregor receiving a title shot at Usman prior to he himself receives the likelihood (h/t MMAJunkie):

“If he wanna be back again, if he need to have some assist then, we’re listed here. If he wanna battle Usman, I assume it probably can come about mainly because the person is so renowned. They can make revenue, superior income, both of those. That’s why if they wanna struggle, both, I believe the UFC wanna make it.”

Continuing Khamzat Khamzat stated:

“When I end Gilbert Burns, I think I am the following for title. But this is the enterprise. Who’s the well-known, would make a lot more cash, they opt for them. I recognize that, but we’ll see what’s gonna take place. If he wanna arrive and coach with us, he’s welcome.”

Who do you predict will gain at UFC 273 – Chimaev or Burns? Do you concur with Khamzat that an Usman vs McGregor match-up could or must materialize? Share your ideas in the comment portion PENN Nation!

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