With an estimated date of return to the Octagon, Khamzat Chimaev wants to face Nick Diaz on his return

Khamzat Chimaev in his latest UFC win

Unbeaten in his career, Khamzat Chimaev is still on the mend after complications from COVID-19, and you already have a new goal in mind. The Swede, who is attentive to what happens in the welterweight division, expressed his interest in facing Nick diaz on his return to the octagon.

“I want to fight with him and that it would be very good. I watched his fights when I was little and now I’m going to fight him. It will be perfect for me. I want to see who is the gangster of the sport. He is a legend and everyone knows him in the MMA world. It’s going to be a good fight if he wants to fight me. I do not know. Maybe I’m afraid ”, he claimed Chimaev in an interview with MMA Junkie.

The Swede was going to face Leon edwards on UFC Vegas 21, But, it tested positive for COVID-19 and he had complications after contracting the virus, which kept him out of training for a long time. Now, he wants to return in August and claims to be ready to reign in the division.

“I hope to fight in August. Dana White says he’s ready to give me someone and I told him. “Dont ‘forget about me. I’m going to kill everyone there. I was away for how many months? He was away for many years. It will be good. I think the UFC can make good money with that. “ the Swede concluded.

At 26 years old, Khamzat Chimaev, has a perfect record. Unbeaten in his nine bouts, the new promise of the UFC he does not know what it is to lose. On the other hand, Nick diaz, faced Anderson Silva in his last fight, in UFC 183. The combat ended in No Answer, after both tested positive for antidoping.